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Kansas City Royals vs Chicago White Sox MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Kansas City Royals dueling the Chicago White Sox on Friday at U.S. Cellular Field.

Yordano Ventura gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Kansas City Royals on Friday; he's 10-9 on the season. The Chicago White Sox, meanwhile, will counter with Carlos Rodon, who will be looking to improve on his 6-8 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Kansas City Royals before the first pitch in this match found them as -101 moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 8.5 earlier at TopBet.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.8-5.6 win for the White Sox. 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 bring a 67-72 record to the battle against the 72-67 Royals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Kansas City injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 14-rated Chicago White Sox and the league No. 2-ranked Kansas City Royals, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Chicago White Sox and its No. 24-rated batting order, averaging 4.17 runs per nine innings, against the No. 25 line up of the Kansas City Royals at 4.16 runs per outing.

Defensively, Kansas City features the No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.13 runs per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 24 at home, scoring 4.13 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kansas City got a 10-strikeout performance from D Duffy but couldn't turn it into a win, suffering a 6-5 loss at the hands of Minnesota on Wednesday at Target Field.

The White Sox grabbed a win last time out, defeating A Sanchez and the Tigers 7-4 on Wednesday at U.S. Cellular Field.

Betting Trends
  • Kansas City is 15-8 ATS in its last 23 games
  • Kansas City is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Kansas City's last 11 games
  • Kansas City is 10-3 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
  • Chi White Sox is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Chi White Sox is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 7 games
  • Chi White Sox is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Chicago, Saturday, September 10th