White Sox vs. Royals Prediction
Will the Chicago White Sox be able to snap a losing streak when they go on the road to face the Kansas City Royals tonight at 8:15PM ET?
975 Chicago White Sox vs. 976 Kansas City Royals
Friday, June 7, 2019
8:15PM ET – Kauffman Stadium
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Public Betting Trends
According to oddsmakers, the Royals are favored at home, as they are getting odds of -125 to win, while the White Sox are getting a money line of +115 to win. The over/under total is listed at 10 runs. The public betting for the contest currently has 61 percent going on the White Sox on the road. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our MLB Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.
White Sox back in a funk
Chicago has lost two straight to Washington and three of its last four overall coming into this weekend series. The White Sox are 29-32 on the season, 12-18 on the road and 32-28 with the under. Chicago has Ivan Nova on the mound tonight. He is 3-5 on the season with a 6.24 ERA.
The White Sox are averaging 4.28 runs per game on offense this season while hitting .253 as a team. On the mound, Chicago is posting a 4.94 team ERA with a 1.43 team WHIP. Jose Abreu is leading the team this season with 16 doubles, 16 home runs and 52 RBI while Yoan Moncada has 12 doubles, 12 home runs and 37 RBI.
Royals on big skid
Kansas City is riding a six-game losing streak right now after being swept at home by the Boston Red Sox. The Royals are 19-43 on the season, 11-20 at home and 31-27 with the over. KC has Homer Bailey on the mound tonight. He is 4-6 on the season with a 6.05 ERA.
The Royals are putting up just 4.26 runs per game this season while hitting .246 as a team. On the mound, KC has a 5.33 team ERA with a 1.48 team WHIP. Adalberto Mondesi is leading the team with 14 doubles, eight triples, six home runs and 42 RBI. Jorge Soler is adding 14 doubles, 16 home runs and 42 RBI.
MLB Betting Trends
The White Sox have lost five straight road games, but they have won 9 of their last 13 series openers.
The Royals are 4-9 in their last 13 series openers and 16-41 in their last 57 games on grass.
The White Sox have won six of their last seven meetings with the Royals this season, but all but one win was at home. Nova has been a mess this year, but he actually pitched pretty well against Kansas City. Chicago has also won five of his last seven starts. The Royals have lost Bailey’s last four starts. He has given up four runs or more in three of his last four outings. KC just doesn’t have any momentum right now. The Royals don’t have hitting or pitching to rely on. Chicago has some top-level hitters. The Sox just need the bullpen to lock things up.
MLB Prediction: Chicago White Sox +115