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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, 2:10 PM (EDT)
Location
Kauffman Stadium
Latest odds
CHW -180 ; Total 8
TV Channel
N/A

In the first game of a Tuesday MLB doubleheader, the Chicago White Sox will take on the Kansas City Royals from Kauffman Stadium. The White Sox (17-17) are starting to shake off their slow start to the season and are currently 2.5 games behind first place Minnesota. Last night, Luis Robert delivered a two-run blast in the tenth inning to lift Chicago to a 5-3 road victory.

Hard-throwing righty Dylan Cease (3-1 3.55 ERA) will take the ball for the White Sox in the first game of the doubleheader. Through 38 innings of work, Cease has fanned 58 batters and owns a solid 1.11 WHIP.

The Kansas City Royals have dropped 10 of their first 16 home games and are seven games off the pace in the AL Central Division race. On Monday, Kansas City rallied for three runs in the eighth inning on a two-run Whit Merrifield double and an RBI single from Andrew Benintendi. SP Brad Keller gave up three runs in seven innings and did not factor in the decision for the Royals (12-21).

Twenty-five year old righty Jonathan Heasley (0-1 2.70 ERA) will make his fifth career major league start for the Royals. Through 18 innings, Heasley has posted an ugly seven walk to seven strikeout ratio.

Recent Betting Trends

  • The total has gone under in 10 out of the last 15 White Sox games.
  • The White Sox are 9-4 in their last 13 games.
  • The total has gone over in 5 out of the last 6 Royals games.
  • The Royals are 5-11 in their last 16 games.

Free MLB Pick:

UNDER 8

Chicago OF Eloy Jimenez is recovering from a torn hamstring and hopes to return by late June. Through 34 games, Chicago ranks 26th in OPS and 28th in runs scored. For the season, Kansas City ranks 28th in OPS and 27th in runs scored. Take the under. Final Score Prediction, Chicago White Sox win 4-2.

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