Kansas City Royals vs. Chicago White Sox Moneyline Pick
- Updated: July 22, 2014
Time: 8:10 PM EST Tuesday July 22, 2014
Location: U.S. Cellular Field, Chicago, Illinois
The Chicago White Sox host the Kansas City Royals in n American League match up.
In their last games: In Game 1 of this 3-game series yesterday the White Sox beat the Royals 3-1.
In yesterday’s win over the Royals Chicago starter Chris Sale struck out 8 in the 3-1 win.
Here are some additional handicapping angles to ponder:
The Royals are 8-21 in Bruce Chen’s last 29 road starts.
The Royals are 6-1 in Chen’s last 7 road starts against White Sox.
The Royals are 4-0 in their last 5 games facing the White Sox.
In the last 6 games between these 2 teams the total has gone Over 5 times.
Pitching Match Up
Kansas City Royals: Bruce Chen (1-2, 6.46 ERA)
Chicago White Sox: Scott Carroll (4-5, 4.19 ERA)
Money Line: Royals -120 / White Sox +110
Run Line: Kansas City -1.5 +130
Total Line: 9
Straight up, Over/Under and Runline Records
Kansas City Royals 48-49 SU / O/U 45-47 / Run Line W/L 55-42
Chicago White Sox: 47-52SU / O/U 51-46 / Run Line W/L 51-45
Key Betting Trends
• KC is e 1-4 in their last 5 road games.
• KC is 1-6 in their last 7 overall.
• KChas an Under record of 5-1 in their last 6 games.
• CHI is 5-2 in their last 7 home games.
• CHI is 2-5 in their last 7 vs. a team with a losing record.
• CHI has an Under record of 4-1-1 in their last 5 games.
Key Player Injuries
Luke HochevarLeft elbow surgery – out for season on 60-day DL(3/21)
Jason Vargas Appendectomy on 15-day DL(7/9)
Avisail Garcia Left shoulder surgery – out for season on 60-day DL(4/10)
Nate Jones Strained left hipon 60-day DL(4/4)
Matt Lindstrom Peronealtendon subluxation, left ankle on 15-day DL(5/20)
Felipe PaulinoRight rotator cuff inflammation on 60-day DL(4/19)
The Royals have lost 4 in and row and 10 of their L13. Royals bats have only manged 6 runs in their last 4 games since the break and are averaging less than 3 runs a game in their last 13. Chicago has won 3 of their last 4 and a worth a play as a small dog at home tonight.
Take the White Sox +110.