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Sale Looks To Extend Perfect Road Record

Chris Sale may have registered his first loss of the season in his last outing, but the lefty is still perfect on the road this season. Sale is 5-0 with a 1.41 ERA in five road starts this season while pitching a complete game twice. The Chicago White Sox will hope Sale can remain perfect on the road when they finish off their weekend series with the Kansas City Royals Sunday.

Shark Bites
  • The White Sox are just 4-13 in their past 17 outings.
  • The OVER is 5-0 in the Royals’ past five games.
  • Eric Hosmer is 6-for 20 with seven RBIs against the White Sox this season.

The Royals will send veteran Edinson Volquez to the mound to counter Sale. Volquez has been especially effective at Kauffman Stadium this season with a 2.06 ERA in six home starts.

The White Sox are proving that no lead is safe as they continue to fumble late in games. The first game of the series saw the ChiSox lose despite holding a four-run lead, but they outdid themselves by allowing seven ninth inning runs Saturday to lose 8-7 to the Royals.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Kansas City was a 130 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 7.5.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 6.3-3.4 win for the Royals on Sunday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Kansas City Royals bring a 26-22 record to the battle against the 27-23 White Sox. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Chicago injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 24-rated Kansas City Royals and the league No. 12-ranked Chicago White Sox, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Kansas City Royals No. 23-ranked scoring average of 3.94 runs per game, against a Chicago White Sox offense rated No. 17 and scoring 4.16 runs per game. The Royals have averaged 9.04 hits per game to date this season, more than the White Sox hitters have managed (8.44 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Kansas City has the No. 8-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the White Sox own the No. 4 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The White Sox endured a 8-7 loss at the hands of the Royals on Saturday, with C Rodon throwing 5 innings of 6-hit ball at Kauffman Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Chi White Sox is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games
  • Chi White Sox is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Chi White Sox's last 10 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Kansas City is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Chi White Sox

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at New York, Monday, May 30th
Kansas City home to Tampa Bay, Monday, May 30th