Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Chicago White vs Kansas City Royals Prediction 4/7/2024

The Chicago White Sox (1-7) travel to face off against the Kansas City Royals (5-4) on Sunday, April 7th. This game will be played at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City and televised on BSKC. 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 2:10 ET.

White Sox vs Royals

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The Royals took down the White Sox by a score of 3-0 in the previous game of this series. Heading into the game, the Royals were the heavy favorite at -233 on the money line. Kansas City was able to get the job done despite striking out eight times.

Both starting pitchers had quality starts in this game, with Michael Wacha going seven innings and not allowing a run for the Royals. Chris Flexen also didn’t give up an earned run, but he took the loss after getting pulled in the 7th inning. Flexen gave up six hits and struck out four.

The only home run in the game came from MJ Melendez, who drove in two of the Royals’ three runs. Maikel Garcia also drove in a run for Kansas City. In total, the Royals had just one extra-base hit, compared to three for the White Sox.

Garrett Crochet Gets The Start For The White Sox

Garrett Crochet and the White Sox are on the road to take on the Royals. Crochet is coming off a win in his last start, where he went 7 innings and struck out 8. He gave up just 3 hits, but one of those was a home run.

White Sox Offense Breakdown

For the White Sox, Kevin Pillar has the highest total hits projection on the team and is 8th in the league today. He also has the best odds to hit a home run on the team and is 9th in the league in that category. Andrew Benintendi is 2nd on the team in total hits, and his total hits projection is 15th in the league. Paul DeJong is 2nd on the team in terms of home run projections, with his odds being 14th in the league today. Gavin Sheets is 2nd on the team in terms of home run projections, and his odds are 14th in the league today.

Alec Marsh Gets The Start For The Royals

After picking up a win in his first start of the season, Alec Marsh and the Royals will be hosting the White Sox. Marsh went 7 innings in his first start, giving up just 1 earned run and striking out 5.

Royals Offense Breakdown

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If you’re looking for some Royals hitters to potentially have a big game, Bobby Witt Jr. is not only projected to have the most hits on the team, but his hits projection is 11th best in the league today. He also has the best odds to hit a home run on the team and the 8th best odds in the league. Nelson Velázquez has the 2nd best odds to hit a home run on the team and 9th best in the league. Maikel Garcia is 2nd on the team in terms of total hits projections, but his total hits projection is 23rd in the league.


White Sox vs Royals Prediction


Our prediction for today’s White Sox vs. Royals matchup is to take the Royals on the money line at -133. We see the Royals coming away with a 5-4 win, and with the payout at -133, we feel this is the best way to play this one.

Looking at the starting pitchers, Alec Marsh of the Royals has a much better chance of picking up a win compared to Garrett Crochet of the White Sox. Marsh is also projected to finish with seven strikeouts, which is sixth-best among today’s starters.

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

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