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Kansas City Royals Face the Chicago White Sox Saturday: MLB Odds and Betting Trends

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Chicago and Kansas City on Saturday, with the host White Sox trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

For the Chicago White Sox, Miguel Gonzalez gets the ball, charged with keeping the Kansas City Royals hitters off the base paths. He'll face Danny Duffy, 0-0 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Chicago White Sox as -113 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 9 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.4-4.0 victory for the Royals. 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 (25-17) will face the 21-20 Royals in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Kansas City injuries news.

The Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals odds would favor the White Sox if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Chicago is rated No. 8 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Kansas City is at No. 26.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Chicago White Sox No. 15 ranked offense (4.26 runs per game) against a Kansas City Royals defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 9 at 3.93 runs allowed per game. The Chicago White Sox have been averaging 8.52 hits per game, less than the Kansas City Royals have managed so far this season (8.59 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, Kansas City owns the No. 19-rated road mark, allowing 4.29 runs per game on the highway. Chicago, on the other hand, rates No. 21 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Royals enjoyed a 4-1 victory at the expense of the White Sox on Friday, with D Gee throwing 5 innings of 4-hit ball at U.S. Cellular Field.

Betting Trends
  • Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 7 games
  • Kansas City is 4-12 SU in its last 16 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games on the road
  • Chi White Sox is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games at home
  • Chi White Sox is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games when playing Kansas City

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Chicago, Sunday, May 22nd