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Chicago White Sox take on the Kansas City Royals with Odds and Betting Pick

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

Kris Medlen gets the call for the Kansas City Royals and he will try to build on a 3-0 mark. In the other dugout, John Danks brings a 6-12 ledger to the game for the Chicago White Sox as he tries to quiet the Royals bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Kansas City was a -175 moneyline favorites 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 8.5.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.7-4.1 win for the Royals on Friday. 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

82-51 Kansas City battles the White Sox, currently with a 62-70 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Chicago injuries news.

The Kansas City Royals sit at No. 4 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Chicago White Sox sit at No. 16 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Kansas City Royals and its No. 5-rated batting order, averaging 4.52 runs per nine innings, against the No. 27 line up of the Chicago White Sox at 3.83 runs per outing.

Kansas City owns the No. 6 defense, allowing 4.52 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's No. 18-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The White Sox grabbed a win last time out, defeating K Gibson and the Twins 6-4 on Thursday at Target Field.

Kansas City rolled to a 15-7 win against Detroit on Thursday, as E Volquez and the Royals' bats led the team to victory at Kauffman Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Chi White Sox is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games
  • Chi White Sox is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 7 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Kansas City, Saturday, September 5th