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Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals 09/05/2021 MLB Preview, Picks and Betting Spread

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Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals 09-05-2021 MLB Preview Picks and Betting Spread

Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals 09/05/2021 – The Chicago White Sox are still on the road and will be facing the Kansas City Royals for the third time in three days. Both teams split their last two matches and this game will eventually be the tiebreaker at the Ewing M. Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. The game starts at exactly 2:10 p.m. Eastern Time and it will be shown live on television at the BSKC. MLB.TV will have the same feed for their online live streaming audience to enjoy. According to the best MLB betting sites, the Chicago White Sox should be the team that goes out with the win against the Kansas City Royals.

Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals 09/05/2021

When: Sunday, September 5, 2:10 PM ET
Where: Ewing M. Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri
TV: BSKC
Stream: MLB.TV

Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals 09/05/2021

Team RL TOTAL ML
Chicago White Sox -1.5 (-111) 9 o (-111) -175
Kansas City Royals +1.5 (-122) 9 u (-122) +130
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Chicago White Sox

The Chicago White Sox have been rolling, losing only once in the last five games. Their record now stands at 79-57 and they are the third-best team in the American League behind the Tampa Bay Rays and Houston Astros. The New York Yankees are just a half a game behind them and a loss will result in losing their current position. After losing to the Kansas City Royals, they came back and evened things up with the final score of 10-7. Yasmani Grandal was the team’s leader in RBIs with four. Reliever pitchers Michael Kopech and Craig Kimbrel each had three strikeouts in one inning each.

Players to watch: Jose Abreu 1B (GP 128, AB 479, R 75, H 126, 2B 24, 3B 2, HR 28, RBI 102, TB 238, BB 46, SO 123, SB 1, AVG 0.263, OBP 0.344, SLG 0.497, OPS 0.841, WAR 2.8), Tim Anderson SS (GP 108, AB 463, R 82, H 140, 2B 26, 3B 2, HR 14, RBI 53, TB 212, BB 19, SO 104, SB 17, AVG 0.302, OBP 0.331, SLG 0.458, OPS 0.788, WAR 3.9).

Kansas City Royals

The Kansas City Royals find themselves fourth to the last in the American League and they are above the Baltimore Orioles, Texas Rangers and Minnesota Twins. This team has only won one game in their last six matches and it was against the mighty Chicago White Sox at home, 7-2. They failed to follow it up with another win even with Salvador Perez scoring 5 of the team’s 7 RBIs in their second game against the White Sox. Daniel Lynch struggled in this game as he gave up two home runs in just two innings. In order for the Royals to bounce back, they need their pitchers to make it hard for the opposing team’s batters. 

Players to Watch: Whit Merrifield RF (GP 134, AB 542, R 77, H 150, 2B 30, 3B 3, HR 10, RBI 67, TB 216, BB 36, SO 81, SB 38, AVG 0.277, OBP 0.321, SLG 0.399, OPS 0.719, WAR 4), Salvador Perez C (GP 133, AB 513, R 66, H 141, 2B 19, 3B 0, HR 38, RBI 94, TB 274, BB 21, SO 142, SB 1, AVG 0.275, OBP 0.314, SLG 0.534, OPS 0.849, WAR 4.3).

Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals Betting Numbers

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Chicago White Sox

Chi White Sox are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Chi White Sox are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games against Kansas City.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the Chi White Sox’s last 6 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of the Chi White Sox’s last 6 games when playing on the road against Kansas City.
Chi White Sox are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games this season.

Kansas City Royals

The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City’s last 7 games.
Kansas City are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Kansas City’s last 12 games against the Chi White Sox.
Kansas City are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City’s last 6 games when playing at home against the Chi White Sox.

Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals Betting Picks

The win of the Kansas City Royals over the Chicago White Sox is considered a fluke. It is seen in the online sportsbook that the White Sox will demonstrate to the Royals why they are one of the top teams in the American League.

Score Prediction: 7-4, White Sox win.