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Chicago White Sox at Kansas City Royals 5/16/22 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Kansas City Royals vs Chicago White Sox Odds & Info

Game Kansas City Royals vs Chicago White Sox
Date & Time Monday May 16, 2022, 8:10 PM (EDT)
Location
Kauffman Stadium Kansas City, MO
Latest odds
CHW -140 ; O/U 7.5
TV Channel
BSKC

On Monday, the Chicago White Sox open a five-game series on the road with the Kansas City Royals. Chicago improved to 16-16 following its 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Saturday. Luis Robert’s single in the ninth inning drove in the winning run for the White Sox. Chicago is tied for second in the American League Central with Cleveland, two games behind the first place Minnesota Twins.

Tim Anderson is batting .339 to lead Chicago and the shortstop has team highs in home runs with four, hits with 39 and on-base percentage at .372. FIrst baseman Jose Abreu is the leader in RBIs with 12 and two others have also hit four home runs for the White Sox. Chicago has not yet announced its starting pitcher for Monday's opening game of a five-game series against Kansas City.

Kansas City dropped to 11-20 following its 10-4 loss to the Colorado Rockies on Saturday. The Royals have split the first two games of their three-game series with Colorado that concludes on Sunday. The Royals have lost five of the last seven. Kansas City is fourth in the American League Central, 6 ½ games behind the first-place Minnesota Twins.

Andrew Benintendi is batting .316 to lead Kansas City and the left fielder has team highs in RBIs with 15, hits with a 36 and on-base percentage at .370. Catcher Salvador Perez is the leader in home runs with six. On Monday, the Kansas City Royals will send Brad Keller to the mound. The right-hander is 1-3 with a 2.70 ERA, 22 Ks and 9 BBs.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Chicago is 8-3 in its last 11
  • The UNDER has cashed in 7 of the White Sox last 11
  • Kansas City is 6-15 in its last 21
  • The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Royals last 5

Free MLB Pick:

Chicago White Sox -140

Chicago has won eight of its last 11 while Kansas City has lost 15 of its last 21. The Royals are 26th in team ERA at 4.67 and our next last in runs scored with 110. Kansas City starting pitcher Brad Keller is coming off his worst start of the season after allowing five runs on nine hits in 5 ⅔ innings, resulting in a 6-4 loss to the Texas Rangers. Final Score Prediction, Chicago White Sox win 6-2. 

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