White Sox vs Royals Today: Picks, Predictions, Moneyline and Odds – Wednesday, August 10

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The Kansas City Royals (45-66) will host the Chicago White Sox (56-54), in the third game of a four-game series, Wednesday at 8:10 PM ET. The White Sox will give the start to Johnny Cueto (4-5), and the Royals will turn to Kris Bubic (2-6).

Despite being on the road the White Sox are a moderate moneyline favorite (-139) over the Royals (+117). The game has an over/under of 9 runs.

White Sox vs. Royals Odds

Run Line

Chicago White Sox (-1.5)

Moneyline

White Sox (-139)

Total

9 Runs (Over: +100, Under: -120)

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When, Where, at What Time is White Sox vs. Royals

  • Game Day: Wednesday, August 10, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:10 PM ET
  • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
  • Stadium: Kauffman Stadium

White Sox Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Tim Anderson 10 Day Injury List Hand
Aaron Bummer 15 Day Injury List Back
Kyle Crick 15 Day Injury List Elbow
Reynaldo López 15 Day Injury List Back
Vince Velásquez 15 Day Injury List Finger
Danny Mendick 60 Day Injury List Knee
Jonathan Stiever 60 Day Injury List Back
Garrett Crochet 60 Day Injury List Elbow

Royals Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Gabe Speier 40 Man Active Illness
Edward Olivares 60 Day Injury List Quadricep
Adalberto Mondesi 60 Day Injury List Knee
Jake Brentz 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Tyler Zuber 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Angel Zerpa 60 Day Injury List Knee

Last Time Out: White Sox and Royals

Yesterday, the White Sox picked up a 3-2 win over the Royals, with Davis Martin (5.00 IP, 1 R, 3 H, 3 K) registering the win for the White Sox. Lenyn Sosa went 2-for-4 with a home run and an RBI to lead the offensive attack. Jon Heasley (5.00 IP, 2 R, 7 H, 5 K) picked up the loss for the Royals.

Betting Trends

White Sox Betting Records and Team Stats

The White Sox have won 38, or 54.3%, of the 70 games they’ve played as favorites this season. This season, Chicago has won 24 of its 45 games, or 53.3%, when favored by at least -139 on the moneyline. Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the White Sox have a 58.2% chance to win. So far this season, Chicago and its opponents have hit the over in 48 of their 110 games with a total. The White Sox are 49-61-0 ATS in their 110 games with a spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
José Abreu 108 .297 (21) .375 (13) .464 (33) 3.0% (77) 15.6% (35) 10.2% (41)
Luis Robert 79 .298 (17) .334 (65) .453 (49) 3.5% (55) 18.8% (68) 4.4% (143)
Andrew Vaughn 87 .297 (21) .347 (43) .460 (44) 3.0% (77) 15.7% (37) 5.7% (123)
A.J. Pollock 91 .235 (-) .284 (-) .348 (-) 1.5% (-) 20.1% (-) 6.3% (-)
Josh Harrison 81 .242 (-) .312 (-) .385 (-) 2.2% (-) 16.5% (-) 5.7% (-)

Royals Betting Records and Team Stats

The Royals have been victorious in 34, or 38.2%, of the 89 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season. Kansas City has a mark of 21-43 in contests where bookmakers favor them by +117 or worse on the moneyline. The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Royals have a 46.1% chance of walking away with the win. Kansas City and their opponents have hit the over in 53 of their 111 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season. The Royals are 53-58-0 against the spread in their 111 games with a line set by sportsbooks this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Bobby Witt Jr. 101 .249 (90) .293 (129) .440 (61) 3.6% (52) 23.3% (106) 5.0% (137)
Hunter Dozier 93 .248 (92) .311 (109) .417 (83) 2.7% (88) 22.9% (98) 7.7% (87)
MJ Melendez 80 .230 (-) .316 (-) .431 (-) 4.0% (-) 26.0% (-) 11.5% (-)
Nicky Lopez 104 .248 (92) .305 (117) .294 (147) 0.0% (145) 14.1% (21) 6.5% (107)
Salvador Pérez 69 .213 (-) .251 (-) .449 (-) 5.6% (-) 28.6% (-) 3.5% (-)

White Sox vs. Royals Picks and Predictions

Our prediction for this matchup is the White Sox to pick up the win (-139 on the moneyline), while we project the total score will go under the total (9 runs).

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WRITTEN BY

Stacy Sailer

Stacy has been a baseball fan for as long as she can remember. She admits that she grew up as a spoiled Yankees fan in the late-90’s/early 2000’s, but has slowly evolved into a disgruntled Yankees fan due to their lone championship title in the last 21 seasons. She follows other sports, but her first love has always been baseball and loves getting to share her insight and knowledge with the Betsperts community.

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