Chicago White vs Kansas City Royals MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Chicago White vs Kansas City Royals Prediction 4/5/2024

The Chicago White Sox (1-5) travel to face off against the Kansas City Royals (3-4) on Friday, April 5th. This game will be played at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City and televised on NBCS. The Royals are coming off a win in their previous game, while the White Sox are looking to get back on track from a loss to the White Sox. First pitch is set for 7:40 ET.

White Sox vs Royals

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The Royals offense exploded for eight runs in the 7th inning in their most recent game against the White Sox, picking up a 10-1 win. Seth Lugo and Michael Soroka both had quality starts, but it was Lugo who got the win, while Soroka took the loss.

Nelson Velazquez and MJ Melendez each went deep for the Royals, while Melendez and Kyle Isbel each drove in two runs. In total, the Royals had just 10 hits, compared to eight for the White Sox, but the big 7th inning made all the difference.

As for the White Sox, they only run of the game came in the 6th inning, while the Royals tied things up in the 4th inning before their big 7th inning. Gavin Sheets and Andrew Vaughn each had two hits for the White Sox, while Sheets and Korey Lee had two hits apiece.

Erick Fedde Gets The Start For The White Sox

After making his first start of the season at home against the Tigers, Erick Fedde and the White Sox are on the road to take on the Royals. In his first start, Fedde went 4 2/3 innings, giving up 2 earned runs and striking out 7 batters. He did give up a home run in that outing.

White Sox Offense Breakdown

For the White Sox, we like Andrew Benintendi to have a solid game at the plate, as he has the highest hits projection on the team and the 14th highest in the league today. As far as home runs go, we are giving the best odds to Luis Robert Jr., as he has the top home run projection on the team and the 8th best in the league today. If you are looking for a longshot, Martin Maldonado has the 17th best home run projection in today’s games.

Brady Singer Gets The Start For The Royals

Brady Singer gets the start for the Royals today, and he is coming off a strong outing in his first start of the season. Singer went 7 innings in his first start, picking up the win and striking out 10 batters while only allowing 3 hits. He did give up a home run, but he did not allow a run to cross the plate.

Royals Offense Breakdown

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Our projections like Bobby Witt Jr. to have a big game at the plate for the Royals. Witt Jr. is not only our top projected hitter in terms of total hits for the Royals, but his hits projection is the 5th best in the league today. We also have him as the most likely player on the Royals to hit a home run, with his home run projection being 9th best in today’s slate of games. Nelson Velázquez is another player to watch, as his home run projection is 10th best in the league today.


White Sox vs Royals Prediction


We like the Royals to pick up a win at home, and at -183, there is some solid value in taking them on the money line. We have the final score at 5-4 in favor of the Royals, meaning that you could also look to take them on the run line.

Our recommended pick, however, is to take the over at 8.5 runs. Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Brady Singer finishing with six strikeouts compared to Erick Fedde with five.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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