The Kansas City Royals will play host to their division rival Chicago White Sox at Ewing M. Kauffman Stadium. The opening pitch is scheduled for 6:15 p.m. ET and WGN Channel 9 will be televising the matchup.
Chicago White Sox at Kansas City Royals Odds
Chicago (-200) is hosting this game as the favorite against Kansas City (+170) and oddsmakers have the Over/Under for this one at 8.5 runs (+100 for the over and -120 for the under). The games most recent runline odds sit at +105 for taking the White Sox +1.5 runs and -115 for the Royals -1.5 runs.
The White Sox have gone 1-0 SU this year and are 1-0 against the spread (ATS). Theyve accumulated 1.1 units for moneyline gamblers this year and 1.0 unit ATS. The Royals are 0-1 SU and 0-1 ATS. The teams lost 1.2 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 1.0 unit ATS.
Royals games have had an over/under record of one-0 in 2018. Chicago has an over/under record of one-0.
The White Sox just took the previous game in this series by a score of 14 runs to seven.
Lucas Giolito will get the nod for the visiting White Sox. The right-handed Giolito started seven games last year while finishing the season 3-3 overall with a 2.38 ERA and a 0.95 WHIP. He made two starts against the Royals in 2017 and put together a 1-0 record against them with a 1.35 ERA and eight strikeouts.
The Royals are going with righty Ian Kennedy as their starter. Kennedy started 30 games last year while finishing the season 5-13 overall with a 5.38 ERA and a 1.32 WHIP. He recorded four starts against Chicago a year ago and put up a 0-2 record with a 7.65 ERA and 21 strikeouts.
Chicago White Sox vs. Kansas City Royals Pick
Predictions: SU Winner – Royals, ATS Winner – White Sox, O/U – OVER
- The Royals went 9-10 SU against the White Sox last season.
- The White Sox bullpen compiled an ERA of 5.27 against the Royals last year.