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John Danks, James Shields Take Mound in Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals Tilt

Chicago White Sox


Kansas City Royals
Monday, September 15, 2014 8:10 PM ET
Kauffman Stadium

The Kansas City Royals look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Chicago White Sox arrive at Kauffman Stadium on Monday.

John Danks gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Chicago White Sox on this Monday; he's 9-11 on the season. The Kansas City Royals, meanwhile, will counter with James Shields, who will be looking to improve on his 14-7 mark.

Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals Opening Odds and Betting Line

The visiting Chicago White Sox were 197 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 7.5 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under betting.

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Computer Prediction: Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4-2.8 win for the Royals. A 4-2.8 result in favor of the Royals is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

81-67 Kansas City battles the White Sox, currently with a 68-81 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Chicago injuries news.

This game puts the Kansas City Royals, most recently No. 21 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Chicago White Sox, who rate a No. 26 in the latest survey.

How Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals Stats Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Chicago White Sox rank No. 12 at 8.67 hits per game. That compares with the Kansas City Royals No. 7 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Chicago owns the No. 27-rated road mark, allowing 4.58 runs per game on the highway. Kansas City, on the other hand, rates No. 25 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The White Sox were a 6-4 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Twins. That made winners of bettors who got Minnesota at +110 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors. The White Sox hope to make more contact than they did in their start against Trevor May, who struck out 10 batters in 6-4 loss on Sunday at U.S. Cellular Field.

Last time out for Kansas City, they were a 8-4 loser as they battled the Red Sox at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Red Sox at +156 were rewarded, while the 12 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Royals were saddled with a loss last time out in Jason Vargas's start, as they lost 8-4 against Boston on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium.

Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals Betting Odds Trends

Chi White Sox is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Chi White Sox is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Chi White Sox's last 13 games on the road
Chi White Sox is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Kansas City
Kansas City is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Kansas City's last 15 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Kansas City's last 9 games at home
Kansas City is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Chi White Sox

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