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MLB Betting Line Favors the Kansas City Royals over the Chicago White Sox

The Chicago White Sox look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Kansas City Royals arrive at U.S. Cellular Field on Friday.

John Danks gets the call for the Chicago White Sox and he will try to build on a 4-8 mark. In the other dugout, Chris Young brings a 7-5 ledger to the game for the Kansas City Royals as he tries to quiet the White Sox bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Kansas City Royals before the first pitch in this match found them as -130 moneyline favorites earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 8.5 earlier at TopBet.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.4-3.2 win for the Royals on Friday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.4-3.2 result in favor of the Royals today. 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 41-45 heading into this matchup, while the Kansas City Royals sit at 52-34 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Kansas City injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 20 (Chicago White Sox) and the No. 12 (Kansas City Royals) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Chicago has baseball's No. 29-rated offensive output, at 8.14 hits per game. The Kansas City Royals average 9.33 hits per game, good for No. 3 on the list.

Kansas City brings the No. 6-rated defense to this matchup, facing the White Sox's No. 18-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kansas City rolled to a 11-10 win against Toronto on Sunday, as E Volquez and the Royals' bats led the team to victory at Kauffman Stadium.

The White Sox were saddled with a loss last time out in J Quintana's start, as they lost 3-1 against Chicago on Sunday at Wrigley Field.

Betting Trends
  • Kansas City is 7-1-1 SU in its last 9 games
  • Kansas City is 1-3-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 15-5-1 SU in its last 21 games when playing Chi White Sox
  • Kansas City is 16-5-1 SU in its last 22 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
  • Chi White Sox is 9-3-1 SU in its last 13 games
  • Chi White Sox is 7-2-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
  • Chi White Sox is 5-15-1 SU in its last 21 games when playing Kansas City
  • Chi White Sox is 5-16-1 SU in its last 22 games when playing at home against Kansas City

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Chicago, Saturday, July 18th