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Chicago White Sox at Kansas City Royals 5/17/22 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Kansas City Royals vs Chicago White Sox Odds & Info

Game Kansas City Royals vs Chicago White Sox
Date & Time Tuesday May 17, 2022, 7:10 PM (EDT)
Kauffman Stadium Kansas City, MO
Latest odds
CHW -187 ; O/U 8
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The Chicago White Sox will play the second game of a doubleheader on Tuesday against the Kansas City Royals as part of a five-game series between the two. Chicago dropped to 16-17 following its 5-1 loss to the New York Yankees on Sunday. The White Sox were defeated by the Yankees in three out of four in their just completed series. Chicago is tied for second in the American League Central three games behind first place Minnesota.

Tim Anderson is batting .336 to lead Chicago and the shortstop has team highs in home runs with four, hits with 40 and on-base percentage with .368. First baseman Jose Abreu is the leader in RBIs with 12. Chicago has not yet announced its starting pitcher for game two of its doubleheader on Tuesday with the Kansas City Royals.

Kansas CIty improved to 12-20 following its 8-7 victory on the road against the Colorado Rockies on Sunday. Kansas City won two of three games against Colorado in its three-game interleague series. Kansas City is fourth in the American League Central, trailing the first place Minnesota Twins by 6 ½ games.

Andrew Benintendi is batting .316 to lead Kansas City and the left fielder has team highs in hits with 36 and on-base percentage at .375. Catcher Salvador Perez is the leader in home runs six and RBIs with 16. The Kansas City Royals have not yet announced their starting pitcher for the second game of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Chicago White Sox.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Chicago is 8-4 in its last 12
  • The UNDER has cashed in 10 of the White Sox last 15
  • Kansas City is 5-10 in its last 15
  • The OVER has cashed in 5 of the Royals last 6

Free MLB Pick:

Chicago White Sox -187

Kansas City is struggling as the Royals have lost ten out of the last 15, while Chicago is coming off a disappointing series with New York but the White Sox have won eight of the last 12. Kansas City struggles on the mound, as the Royals have a 4.68 ERA which is 27th in the majors and opponents are averaging .258 at the plate against Kansas City pitching which is next to last in baseball. Final Score Prediction, Chicago White Sox win 5-3.

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