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Kansas City Royals at Chicago White Sox Betting Odds and Pick

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Kansas City Royals dueling the Chicago White Sox on Friday at Guaranteed Rate Field.

Reynaldo Lopez gets the call for the Chicago White Sox and he will try to build on a 0-0 mark. In the other dugout, Danny Duffy brings a 7-7 ledger to the game for the Kansas City Royals as he tries to quiet the White Sox bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Chicago White Sox were listed as 150 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 9.5 earlier at Bovada.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the White Sox to win this game 5.8-4.3. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Kansas City Royals vs Chicago White Sox Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Chicago White Sox sport a record of 44-68 heading into this matchup, while the Kansas City Royals sit at 57-57 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Kansas City injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Chicago White Sox at No. 30 and the Kansas City Royals at No. 15 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Chicago White Sox No. 24 ranked offense (4.31 runs per game) against a Kansas City Royals defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 14 at 4.6 runs allowed per game. The Chicago White Sox have been averaging 8.74 hits per game, less than the Kansas City Royals have managed so far this season (8.74 hits on average).

Chicago owns the No. 21 defense, allowing 4.31 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Kansas City's No. 14-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kansas City looks to rebound from a loss to the Cardinals, who beat them 8-6 on Thursday behind a start from L Lynn at New Busch Stadium.

Chicago needed extra innings to get the job done against the Astros on Thursday as the White Sox defeated them 3-2 at Guaranteed Rate Field.

Betting Trends
  • Kansas City is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Kansas City is 1-6 SU in its last 7 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 on the road
  • Chi White Sox is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Chi White Sox is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games
  • Chi White Sox is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Chicago, Saturday, August 12th