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Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals 08/02/2020 MLB Previews, Predictions and Betting Picks

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Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals 08-02-2020 MLB Previews Predictions and Betting Picks

Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals 08/02/2020 – Kauffman Stadium will continue to play host to Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals as they enter their final game of a three-game series. Chicago White Sox improved to 4-4 on the season and reached the .500 mark after defeating Kansas City last night. The White Sox are still sitting at the fourth spot in the AL Central division and are one game behind Cleveland Indians. Kansas City Royals declined to 3-6 in their division and are now three games behind the .500 mark. It’s easy how to bet on baseball with all the picks, odds and predictions of each game available online. Kansas will try to bounce back in their final game against the White Sox.

Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals 08/02/2020

When: Sunday, August 2, 2:05 PM EST
Where: Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri
TV: FSKC
Stream: SofaScore

Chicago White Sox

Chicago White Sox bounced back well and took advantage of a weak Kansas City squad. Last night, Chicago went deep from the plate and smashed an incredible 11 runs to victory. From the pitching end, Chicago restricted Kansas City to just five. The big hitter was Eloy Jimenez as he went four for six with a three-run home run. Jimenez also contributed four RBIs. A solo homer came off the plate by Luis Robert and he also went four for six with two RBIs and two runs. Chicago will turn in Dylan Cease as their starting pitcher in this game against the Royals. Cease held a 4-7 record last season with 81 strikeouts and an ERA of 4.79.

Players to watch: J. Abreu 1B (GP8 AB34 R5 H9 2B2 3B0 HR1 RBI3 TB14 BB1 SO6 SB0 AVG0.265 OBP0.306 SLG0.412 OPS0.717 WAR0), L. Robert CF (GP8 AB33 R5 H12 2B3 3B0 HR2 RBI6 TB21 BB1 SO9 SB1 AVG0.364 OBP0.382 SLG0.636 OPS1.019 WAR0).

Kansas City Royals

Kansas City Royals struggled terribly from the mound and their batting squad was not strong enough to get past Chicago’s big score. The Royals witnessed Whit Merrifield go deep from the plate with a two-run home run as he went three for five. Ryan O’Hearn contributed three for four with one run and one RBI from the plate. Starting pitcher Ronald Bolonas struggled on the mound as he surrendered two walks and five runs in a span of just 1.2 innings. The Royals will turn towards Jakob Junis as their starting pitcher in this game against Chicago White Sox. Junis held a 9-14 record last season with 164 strikeouts with an ERA of 5.24.

Players to watch: A. Mondesi SS (GP9 AB38 R4 H9 2B2 3B1 HR0 RBI0 TB13 BB0 SO14 SB1 AVG0.237 OBP0.237 SLG0.342 OPS0.579 WAR0), S. Perez C (GP9 AB37 R3 H8 2B1 3B0 HR2 RBI5 TB15 BB1 SO8 SB0 AVG0.216 OBP0.237 SLG0.405 OPS0.642 WAR0).

Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals Betting Numbers

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Chicago White Sox

Chicago is 8-4 SU in their last 12 games.
White Sox are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games against Kansas City.
White Sox are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games on the road.
Chicago is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Kansas City.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of White Sox’s last 5 games played in August.

Kansas City Royals

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

Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals Betting Picks

The baseball online picks and predictions are clearly supporting the Chicago White Sox to continue their winning streak. Back the White Sox to sweep Kansas City Royals in this series and cover the spread.

Score Prediction: Chicago White Sox 6, Kansas City Royals 2.