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Kansas City Royals at Chicago White Sox 4/8/21 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals Odds & Info

Game Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals
Date & Time Thursday April 8, 2021, 4:10 PM (EDT)
Location
Guaranteed Rate Field Guaranteed Rate Field, Chicago, USA
Latest odds
CHW -160 ; O/U 9
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The Royals are 3-2 on the year after losing 2 of the last 3 games played. Brad Keller (0-0 40.50 ERA) will get the ball for the Royals on Thursday. Kessler gave up 6 earned runs on 9 hits in 1.1 innings pitched to open the season.

The Royals are the #2 ranked offense in the MLB scoring 7.75 runs on 10.75 hits per game. Nicky Lopez leads the Royals offense with a .438 batting average. Will Merrifield boasts a team high 3 homeruns.

Chicago comes into this game 3-3 on the year after finishing up a series with the Mariners. Lance Lynn (0-0 0.00 ERA) will get the ball Thursday for the White Sox. Lynn gave up 6 hits and nothing earned in 4.2 innings, while striking out 6 batters to open the year.

The White Sox average 6.33 runs on 9 hits per game. Yermin Mercedes leads the Sox with a team high .565 batting average , while Jose Abreu boasts a team high in Homers and Rbis.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Royals are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games
  • Royals are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games against a right hander
  • Under is 5-1 in the last 6 road games for the Royals
  • White Sox are 16-5 SU in their last 21 road games
  • White Sox are 5-12 SU in their last 17 games

Free MLB Pick:

Chicago White Sox -160

The Royals have the better offense in this game but Chicago will have the much better pitcher on the mound and that will be the difference. Keller struggled immensely in his first appearance on the year and the Chicago bats will roll here . Look for Lance Lynn to keep the Royals at bay leading to a home win. Final Score Prediction, Kansas City Royals win 7-2.

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