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Royals vs White Sox Baseball Game Preview

Kansas City RoyalsChicago White Sox
Sep 9, 2:10 PM | GrassU.S. Cellular Field

Kansas City Royals vs Chicago White Sox Odds

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The White Sox get a visit from the Kansas City Royals in baseball action on Sunday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Chicago sends Hector Santiago out against Jeremy Guthrie for the Royals in this game. Santiago is 1-0 with a 1.80 ERA on the season, while Guthrie is 7-11 on the year and has a 5.43 ERA.

View Kansas City vs Chi White Sox Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the White Sox in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -140 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 7-rated Royals taking on the American League's No. 5-rated White Sox in this contest.

How They Match Up:
At the plate, Chicago owns the No. 8 ranking for hits in the American League at 8.8 per game. By contrast, the Royals are rated No. 3 in the same category at 9.3 per game.

Comparing defensive stats, Kansas City owns the American League's No. 9-rated road mark, allowing 4.4 runs per game on the highway. Chicago, on the other hand, rates No. 3 in scoring at home.

Kansas City was a 5-4 loser in its last match on the road against the White Sox. They lost as +164 underdogs, while the total score of 9 made winners of OVER bettors. The Royals endured a 5-4 loss at the hands of the White Sox on Saturday, with Bruce Chen throwing 6 innings of 6-hit ball at U.S. Cellular Field.

Kansas City Royals Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Minnesota are 4-6
After playing Chi White Sox are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4

Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 8-2
Before playing Detroit are 2-8
After playing Kansas City are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

A few Royals at White Sox trends to consider:
Kansas City is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kansas City's last 8 games
Kansas City is 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
Chi White Sox are 10-2 SU in their last 12 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 9 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 9 games when playing at home against Kansas City
Chi White Sox are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games

Next up:
Kansas City at Minnesota, Tuesday, September 11
Chi White Sox home to Detroit, Monday, September 10