Chicago White vs Kansas City Royals MLB Betting Prediction

MLB White Sox vs Kansas City Royals Prediction 4/4/2024

The Chicago White Sox (1-4) travel to face off against the Kansas City Royals (2-4) on Thursday, April 4th. This game will be played at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City and televised on MLBN. The White Sox are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Royals are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Braves. First pitch is set for 7:40 ET.

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The White Sox Are Coming Off A Win

Chicago White Sox won their last game against the Atlanta Braves 3-2. The White Sox were the underdogs in this game, with a money line of +157. The White Sox got a quality start from Garrett Crochet, who went seven innings, giving up just one earned run while striking out eight.

Paul DeJong hit a home run for the White Sox, and the team scored one run in the sixth, seventh, and eighth innings. Michael Kopech got the save, and the White Sox scored the winning run in the bottom of the ninth.

Michael Soroka Gets The Start For The White Sox

Michael Soroka is getting the start for the White Sox on the road against the Royals. He’s coming off a start against the Tigers, where he went 5 innings and gave up 4 runs on 7 hits. Soroka did strike out 7 in that outing.

White Sox Offense Breakdown

When looking at the White Sox offensive player projections, we see that Andrew Benintendi has the highest total hits projection on the team. Luis Robert Jr. has the top home run projection on the team, and it’s actually the highest in the league for today’s games. If you’re looking for a player to hit a home run, Luis Robert Jr. is the top choice on the White Sox. Eloy Jiménez has the 2nd best total hits projection on the team.

The Royals Are Coming Off A Win

The Orioles won a close game against the Royals, 4-3. Kansas City got on the board first, scoring a run in the first inning. Baltimore tied things up in the third, but the Royals retook the lead in the seventh. The Orioles scored two runs in the bottom of the eighth and held on for the win.

Yennier Cano picked up the win for Baltimore, while Will Smith took the loss for Kansas City. Cole Ragans got the start for the Royals and went 6 1/3 innings, giving up just one hit and no earned runs. Corbin Burnes got the start for the Orioles and went 5 2/3 innings, giving up two earned runs.

Seth Lugo Gets The Start For The Royals

Seth Lugo will be getting the start for the Royals today in their matchup against the White Sox. This will be Lugo’s 2nd start of the season, and in his first outing, he went 6 innings and struck out 4 batters while giving up 2 hits and 1 walk.

Royals Offense Breakdown

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Our model is high on Bobby Witt Jr. today, as he not only has the highest total hits projection on the Royals, but it is the 3rd highest in the league today. Witt Jr. is also our 2nd highest projected player to hit a home run in today’s slate. Nelson Velázquez is also a player to watch, as his home run projection is 3rd in the league today.


White Sox vs Royals Prediction


Our prediction for today’s White Sox vs. Royals game is to take the over, with the line sitting at 8 runs. We actually have the Royals winning this game by a score of 5-4, but with the payout for a Royals win sitting at -167, we see better value in taking the over.

Looking at some potential player props, we have Seth Lugo finishing with three strikeouts, which would have him finishing as the eighth among starters. As for Michael Soroka, he is projected to finish with five strikeouts, which would have him finishing as the fifth among starters.

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