Kansas City Royals vs Chicago White Sox Odds & Info
|Game||Kansas City Royals vs Chicago White Sox|
|Date & Time||Tuesday July 16, 2019, 8:15 PM (EDT)|
CHW -115 O/U 10
The Chicago White Sox play the second game of a four-game series on the road Tuesday against the Kansas City Royals. The White Sox lost to the Oakland A’s on Sunday 3-2 for their third straight loss and were swept in the three-game series against Oakland. A throwing error by shortstop Jose Rondon when he was attempting to start a double play allowed the A’s to score a walk-off win.
Kansas City was defeated on Sunday by the Detroit Tigers 12-8. Jorge Soler hit a home run and knocked in three runs in a game in which the two teams had 29 hits between them but stranded 12 runners. The Royals traded pitchers Homer Bailey to Oakland on Sunday.
Tim Anderson is leading the White Sox with a .317 batting average. Jose Abreu is the team leader in home runs with 21 and in RBIs with 66. Chicago is batting .256 while its opponents are averaging .268. On Tuesday, the White Sox will send Dylan Cease to the mound. The right-hander is 1-0 with an ERA of 5.40, 6 Ks and 4 BBs.
Whit Merrifield is leading Kansas City with a .309 batting average and in hits with 121. Jorge Soler leads KC in home runs with 25 and in RBIs with 64. Kansas City is averaging .246, while opposing hitters are averaging .271. On Tuesday, the Royals will send Glenn Sparkman to the mound. The right-hander is 2-5 with an ERA of 5.18, 34 Ks and 17 BBs.
Recent Betting Trends
Chicago is 1-5 in its last 6
The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the White Sox last 5
Kansas City is 2-5 in its last 7 versus American League Central opponents
The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Royals last 5 on Tuesday
Free MLB Pick:
Chicago has won 5 of the last 6 head-to-head with Kansas City. The White Sox have won 12 of the last 16 versus AL Central opponents and 4 of the last 5 versus an opponent with a .400 or lower winning percentage. The Royals have lost 5 of Sparkman’s last 7 starts on grass and 6 of the right-hander’s last 8 starts overall. Final Score Prediction, Chicago White Sox win 6-4.