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Kansas City Royals Starter Jason Vargas Out to Silence Chicago White Sox Bats in MLB Contest

The Chicago White Sox will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Royals in Kansas City at Kauffman Stadium on Saturday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

It's a pitching duel between Jason Vargas for the Kansas City Royals (0-0 on the year) and Miguel Gonzalez for Chicago White Sox (4-6 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Chicago White Sox were -110 moneyline in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 9 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 6.5-2.2 win for the White Sox on Saturday. 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 sport a record of 74-73 heading into this matchup, while the Chicago White Sox sit at 72-75 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Chicago injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 26-ranked Kansas City Royals and the No. 10-rated Chicago White Sox in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Chicago White Sox rank No. 14 at 8.81 hits per game. That compares with the Kansas City Royals No. 8 ranking in that category.

Kansas City owns the No. 12 defense, allowing 4.11 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's No. 11-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The White Sox hope for a dominant pitching performance similar to their last game when C Sale struck out 10 batters in 7-4 victory on Friday at Kauffman Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Chi White Sox is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Chi White Sox is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of Chi White Sox's last 15 games
  • Chi White Sox is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home

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