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Chicago White Sox Host Kansas City Royals in MLB Baseball Betting Action

The Chicago White Sox battle the visiting Kansas City Royals on Sunday in MLB betting odds action at Guaranteed Rate Field.

For the Chicago White Sox, Derek Holland gets the ball, charged with keeping the Kansas City Royals hitters off the base paths. He'll face Jason Vargas, 13-6 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the Chicago White Sox in this matchup found them as 131 underdogs on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 10 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 6.0-4.2 win for the White Sox on Sunday. 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

Chicago (45-69) will face the 58-58 Royals in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Kansas City injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 30-ranked Chicago White Sox and the No. 15-rated Kansas City Royals in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Chicago White Sox No. 24 ranked offense (4.32 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 8.75 hits per game, more than the Kansas City Royals have managed so far this season (8.73 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Chicago has the No. 21-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Royals own the No. 14 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kansas City rolled to a 5-4 win against Chicago on Saturday, as I Kennedy and the Royals' bats led the team to victory at Guaranteed Rate Field.

Betting Trends
  • Kansas City is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kansas City's last 8 games
  • Kansas City is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Chi White Sox is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Chi White Sox is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Chi White Sox is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 8 games

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Oakland, Monday, August 14th
Chicago at Los Angeles, Tuesday, August 15th