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MLB Betting Line Favors the Kansas City Royals over the Chicago White Sox

Kauffman Stadium hosts an MLB battle between the Kansas City Royals and the visiting Chicago White Sox on Wednesday.

Eric Skoglund gets the call for the Kansas City Royals and he will try to build on a 1-2 mark. In the other dugout, Lucas Giolito brings a 2-2 ledger to the game for the Chicago White Sox as he tries to quiet the Royals bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Kansas City Royals as -155 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 10 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 6.2-1.5 win for the White Sox on Wednesday. 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

Kansas City (72-72) will face the 57-87 White Sox in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Chicago injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Kansas City Royals rated this week at No. 28 and the Chicago White Sox sitting at No. 27.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Kansas City Royals No. 23-ranked scoring average of 4.4 runs per game, against a Chicago White Sox offense rated No. 24 and scoring 4.35 runs per game. The Royals have averaged 8.9 hits per game to date this season, more than the White Sox hitters have managed (8.75 per nine innings).

Defensively, Chicago features the No. 23-rated defense on the road, allowing 5.3 runs per game. Kansas City, meanwhile, comes in at No. 23 at home, scoring 4.3 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The White Sox endured a 4-3 loss at the hands of the Royals on Tuesday, with Dylan Covey throwing 5.2 innings of 2-hit ball at Kauffman Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Chi White Sox is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Chi White Sox is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games
  • Chi White Sox is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 6-13 ATS in its last 19 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kansas City's last 9 games
  • Kansas City is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Kansas City is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Chi White Sox

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Detroit, Thursday, September 14th
Kansas City at Cleveland, Thursday, September 14th