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MLB Odds Betting - Chicago White Sox Underdogs vs Royals at Chicago

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at U.S. Cellular Field on Saturday as the host Chicago White Sox battle the Kansas City Royals in baseball betting odds action.

The match puts starter Edinson Volquez for the Kansas City Royals on the hill facing James Shields for the Chicago White Sox. Volquez brings a 10-10 mark to the game, while Shields is 5-17 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Kansas City Royals before the first pitch in this match found them as -128 moneyline favorites earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 9.5 earlier at TopBet.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the White Sox to win this game 5.8-5.6. 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 68-72 heading into this matchup, while the Kansas City Royals sit at 72-68 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. 14-ranked Chicago White Sox and the No. 2-rated Kansas City Royals in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Chicago owns the No. 16 ranking for hits at 8.78 per game. By contrast, the Kansas City Royals are rated No. 8 in the same category at 8.99 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Chicago has the No. 13-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Royals own the No. 8 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kansas City suffered a 7-2 loss against Chicago on Friday, as Y Ventura wasn't able to lead his team to victory at U.S. Cellular Field.

Betting Trends
  • Kansas City is 16-8 SU in its last 24 games
  • Kansas City is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 10-4 ATS in its last 14 games on the road
  • Chi White Sox is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Chi White Sox is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chi White Sox's last 8 games
  • Chi White Sox is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Chicago, Sunday, September 11th