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Kansas City Royals at Chicago White Sox Betting Odds and Pick

The Chicago White Sox battle the visiting Kansas City Royals on Friday in MLB betting odds action at U.S. Cellular Field.

The Chicago White Sox will turn to Jose Quintana and his 5-2 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Kansas City Royals send Dillon Gee (0-1) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Chicago was a -155 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 7.5.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the White Sox to win this game 4.6-3.5. 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 25-16 heading into this matchup, while the Kansas City Royals sit at 20-20 on the season 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. 8-ranked Chicago White Sox and the No. 26-rated Kansas City Royals in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Chicago White Sox No. 13-ranked scoring average of 4.34 runs per game, against a Kansas City Royals offense rated No. 26 and scoring 3.6 runs per game. The White Sox have averaged 8.59 hits per game to date this season, more than the Royals hitters have managed (8.5 per nine innings).

Chicago owns the No. 4 defense, allowing 4.34 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Kansas City's No. 11-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kansas City didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 5-2 to Boston on Wednesday at Kauffman Stadium.

Chicago looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Astros, a 2-1 final on Thursday in support of C Sale at U.S. Cellular Field.

Betting Trends
  • Kansas City is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games
  • Kansas City is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 5 games on the road
  • Chi White Sox is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Chi White Sox's last 13 games
  • Chi White Sox is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Chi White Sox's last 16 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Chicago, Saturday, May 21st