|MLB White Sox vs. Royals Picks & Predictions for Tuesday, September 18|
|Written by ATSSportsline.com|
|Tuesday, 18 September 2012 14:00|
White Sox vs. Royals Free Pick
KANSAS CITY, MO (ATS Consultants) – This is the first game of a three-game series. Gavin Floyd takes the mound for the White Sox, while Luke Hochevar is on the hill for the Royals. The opening pitch starts at 8:10pmET from Kauffman Stadium.
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed the White Sox as a -105 favorite over the Royals. The total is 9.5 in most books. The White Sox come in with a 80-66 record and are 65-75 Under, while Royals are 66-80 overall and 65-76 Under.
LINE MOVEMENT: The White Sox opened as a -115 favorite and moved to -110 in most books. The total started at 9.5 and remained there in most books.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers currently placed on tonight’s game, 72% of public bettors favor the White Sox. These numbers are subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the “Public Betting” link available in this paragraph to get the most up-to-date information.
MLB FREE PICK: Take the Chicago White Sox over Kansas City. According to the latest MLB trends, White Sox are 4-0 in their last 4 vs. American League Central, 35-17 in their last 52 road games vs. a team with a losing record, 5-0 in Floyd's last 5 starts vs. a team with a losing record and are 9-4 in Floyd's last 13 starts during game 1 of a series. Royals are 2-5 in their last 7 games vs. a right-handed starter, 1-4 in their last 5 home games vs. a right-handed starter, 8-20 in Hochevar's last 28 starts during game 1 of a series, are 2-6 in Hochevar's last 8 starts as a home favorite and are 1-5 in Hochevar's last 6 home starts with the total set at 7.0-8.5. Chicago will go for its fifth straight victory when it begins a six-game road trip Tuesday with the first of three against the Kansas City Royals. The White Sox (80-66) are 6-3 against non-playoff contenders in September. Chicago is 5-2 since and has scored at least five runs in six of those games. The White Sox are coming off a 5-4 win over Detroit, to put them up by 3 games in the AL Central. This is a team they can't afford take for granted.
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