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Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals 07/31/2020 MLB Forecast, Analysis and Baseball Results

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Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals 07-31-2020 MLB Forecast Analysis and Baseball Results

Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals 07/31/2020 – A three-game series is all set to get underway as Kansas City Royals take on Chicago White Sox from Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. The Royals were unable to get past Detroit Tigers in their last series and they are sitting at the fourth spot in the AL Central division with a 3-4 overall record. Chicago White Sox are worse than the Royals since they won just two of their six games. The White Sox is at the bottom of the AL Central after their defeat against Cleveland Indians. It’s time to jump into the details of this game and check out the betting baseball odds and picks.

Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals 07/31/2020

When: Friday, July 31, 8:05 PM ET
Where: Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri
TV: NBCSCH
Stream: SofaScore

Chicago White Sox

Chicago White Sox lost two of its three games against Cleveland Indians. The White Sox struggled in the opening game when they surrendered four and scored three. In their last outing, Chicago scored four runs off the plate and restricted Cleveland to nothing. It was an important victory for Chicago to prevent them from going 1-4 on the season. In the last three games, Chicago managed to score 10 runs from the plate. The leading batsman is Tim Anderson with one RBI and eight hits. Chicago is turning towards Dallas Keuchel as their starting pitcher in this game. Keuchel is holding a 1-0 record this season with an ERA of 3.38.

Players to watch: T. Anderson SS (GP6 AB27 R7 H8 2B3 3B0 HR1 RBI1 TB14 BB1 SO7 SB0 AVG0.296 OBP0.321 SLG0.519 OPS0.84 WAR0), J. Abreu 1B (GP6 AB25 R4 H7 2B2 3B0 HR1 RBI3 TB12 BB0 SO5 SB0 AVG0.28 OBP0.308 SLG0.48 OPS0.788 WAR0).

Kansas City Royals

Kansas City will play this game at home after their unexpected defeat against Detroit Tigers in their last game. The Royals are trailing Detroit Tigers by one game and they are yet to get to the .500 mark. In their last outing, the Royals scored five runs off the plate and restricted the Tigers to three. Kansas City has not shown much improvement from last year, apart from scoring big numbers at the plate. Whit Merrifield has taken the lead for this team with seven RBIs and nine hits. The Royals will turn in Kris Bubic to the mound as their starting pitcher against Chicago. Bubic has a total of 238 strikeouts in his minor league career with a 13-8 record.

Players to watch: A. Mondesi SS (GP7 AB29 R3 H6 2B1 3B1 HR0 RBI0 TB9 BB0 SO10 SB0 AVG0.207 OBP0.207 SLG0.31 OPS0.517 WAR0), S. Perez C (GP7 AB28 R3 H5 2B1 3B0 HR2 RBI4 TB12 BB1 SO7 SB0 AVG0.179 OBP0.207 SLG0.429 OPS0.635 WAR0).

Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals Betting Numbers

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Chicago White Sox

The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chicago’s last 9 games.
White Sox are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games against Kansas City.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chicago’s last 6 games on the road.
White Sox are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Kansas City.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chicago’s last 9 games against an opponent in the American League.

Kansas City Royals

The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Kansas City’s last 10 games.
Royals are 6-12 SU in their last 18 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City’s last 6 games against Chicago.
Kansas City is 2-7 SU in their last 9 games at home.
Royals are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Chicago.

Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals Betting Picks

Kansas might not do well with their starting pitcher against the veteran hitters of Chicago White Sox. The Royals will decline in this game with the baseball spread betting against them.

Score Prediction: Chicago White Sox 7, Kansas City Royals 2.