Chris Sale will be on the mound for the Chicago White Sox on Monday night as they take on the division-rival Kansas City Royals in baseball odds action at the online sportsbooks.
Sale is 8-1 with a 2.08 ERA on the season, and he held the Red Sox to one run on four hits over 7 2-3 innings at Fenway Park in his most recent trip to the mound.
Jeremy Guthrie (5-8, 4.56 ERA) will pitch for Kansas City on Monday night.
Kansas City Royals vs Chicago White Sox Opening Odds and Betting Line
Chicago was a -180 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.
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Computer Prediction: Kansas City Royals vs Chicago White Sox Pick
Odds – VSB computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.2-4 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 Odds and Stats.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Chicago White Sox bring a 47-52 record to the battle against the 48-49 Royals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Kansas City injuries news.
This game matches up the No. 18 (Chicago White Sox) and the No. 24 (Kansas City Royals) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
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How Kansas City Royals vs Chicago White Sox Stats Matchup
On offense, it’s a battle between the Chicago White Sox and its No. 9-rated batting order, averaging 4.29 runs per nine innings, against the No. 17 lineup of the Kansas City Royals at 4 runs per outing.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Chicago has the No. 26-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Royals own the No. 11 mark in runs allowed.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In their last action, Kansas City was a 6-0 loser on the road against the Red Sox. Bettors on Boston at -155 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Kansas City didn’t plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by Jon Lester in a losing cause, 6-0, against Boston on Sunday.
Last time out for Chicago, they were a 11-7 loser as they battled the Astros at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Astros at +115 were rewarded, while the 18 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Chicago didn’t get the job done in their last match, falling 11-7 to Houston on Sunday at U.S. Cellular Field.
Kansas City Royals vs Chicago White Sox Betting Odds Trends
Kansas City is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City’s last 6 games
Kansas City is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox’s last 5 games
Chi White Sox is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox’s last 5 games at home
Chi White Sox is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Kansas City
Next Betting Matchups
Kansas City at Chicago, Tuesday, July 22nd