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(27-21) Chicago White Sox vs. Kansas City Royals (24-22)
Date: Thursday, May 26, 2016
Time: 8:15 PM ET
Venue: Kauffman Stadium Kansas City, Missouri
Projected Pitchers: Miguel Gonzalez vs. Danny Duffy
MLB Moneyline Odds: White Sox +150 / Royals -170
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: White Sox +1.5 -145 / Royals -1.5 +125
MLB Betting Total: 8.5
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The White Sox have been one of the bigger surprises on the season and while they have had a comfortable lead in the AL Central they have slipped in the last couple of weeks and are now only ? game up on the Cleveland Indians.
Chicago has lost their last 3 games and 5 of their last 7 games including losing 2 of 3 to the Royals at home.
The Royals are coming off a loss, but they have been playing well as of late and are back in the division race only 2 games back of the White Sox.
The Royals have won 4 of their last 5 games facing the White Sox.
In their last games the Royals lost to the Minnesota Twins 7-5 and the White Sox lost to the Cleveland Indians 4-3.
Chicago White Sox
The White Sox rank tied for 14th in the Majors in runs scored and their strength is their pitching, which ranks 5th in team ERA.
Miguel Gonzalez (0-1 4.57 ERA) goes for the White Sox and in his last start he gave up 2 earned runs in 6 innings in a 2-1 loss to the Royals. After winning his first 2 starts of the season Chicago has lost his last 2.
Gonzalez is 0-4 with an ERA of 6.00 in his last 4 starts facing the Royals.
The White Sox will be facing Danny Duffy of the Royals, who is a lefty and Chicago has lost their last 5 games facing a left-handed starter.
The White Sox have only scored a total of 6 runs in their 3-game skid.
This season the White Sox are 14-9 on the road.
Kansas City Royals
The Royals only rank 26th in the Majors in runs scored and 11th in team ERA. However, they have scored 22 runs in their last 3 games.
Duffy (0-0 2.13 ERA) goes for the Royals and in only 4 innings of work in his last outing he did not give up any earned runs in a 2-1 win over the White Sox. He has only started 2 games this season and has been used primarily as a relief pitcher.
In the series last week facing the White Sox the Kansas City pitching staff held Chicago to a batting average of .213 and they were only 1 for 23 with runners in scoring position.
The Royals are 21-8 in Duffy’s last 29 home starts.
The Royals are 7-3 in Duffy’s last 10 starts against the White Sox.
This season the Royals are 13-7 at home.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- White Sox are 3-9 in their last 12 overall.
- White Sox are 1-4 in their last 5 road games.
- White Sox have an Over record of 8-1-1 in their last 10 road games.
- Royals are 7-3 in their last 10 overall.
- Royals are 20-8 in their last 28 home games vs. a team with a winning record.
- Royals have an Under record of 4-1-1 in their last 6 home games.
Free Chicago White Sox vs. Kansas City Royals MLB Prediction:
Just like last week Duffy will have a good outing facing the White Sox and the Royals will take this division game.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: OVER the Number
In 4 of the last 5 games between these teams in KC the total has gone Over and that trend will continue tonight.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Kansas City 7 – Chicago 2
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