White Sox Vs Royals: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – August 2, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on August 4, 2022

Salvador Perez brings a two-game homer streak into the Kansas City Royals’ (41-62) game versus the Chicago White Sox (51-51) at 8:10 PM ET on Tuesday, at Guaranteed Rate Field. Chicago’s (-171 to win) Lucas Giolito and Kansas City’s (+145) Brad Keller will start this matchup.

The insights in the article below are based off odds valid as of August 2, 2022 at 7:12 PM ET. Keep scrolling for a look at all of the latest odds for this outing and get up to $1,000 Risk Free Bet at BetMGM today!

White Sox vs Royals Betting Lines

White Sox Betting Insights

  • The White Sox have entered the game as favorites 62 times this season and won 33, or 53.2%, of those games.
  • Chicago has a record of 11-7, a 61.1% win rate, when favored by -171 or more by sportsbooks this season.
  • The White Sox have a 63.1% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • Chicago and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 46 of their 102 opportunities.
  • The White Sox have an ATS record of 46-56-0 in 102 games with a spread this season.

White Sox Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 5-5
Runs Per Game 3.5
HR 8
ERA 3.94
K/9 7.18

Royals Betting Insights

  • The Royals have been victorious in 30, or 37%, of the 81 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season.
  • Kansas City has a mark of 9-25 in contests where oddsmakers favor them by +145 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Royals have a 40.8% chance of walking away with the win.
  • Kansas City and their opponents have gone over in 49 of their 103 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season.
  • The Royals have an against the spread mark of 48-55-0 in 103 games with a line this season.

Royals Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 5-5
Runs Per Game 3.4
HR 8
ERA 3.41
K/9 8.28

Royals Probable Pitcher – Brad Keller

  • Keller gets the start for the Royals, his 20th of the season. He is 5-11 with a 4.35 ERA and 73 strikeouts through 107 2/3 innings pitched.
  • In his last appearance on Wednesday against the Los Angeles Angels, the righty tossed six innings, allowing three earned runs while surrendering six hits.
  • Keller is looking to collect his 15th start of five or more innings this year in this game.
  • The Royals have been the underdog on the moneyline in 13 of Keller’s starts this season, and they went 5-8 in those matchups.
  • Keller’s team has won seven of his 19 starts.
  • Keller’s starts went over the run total eight times in 19 games with a set total this season.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of August 2, 2022 at 7:12 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Royals Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP K/9 H/9 HR/9 ERA
Scott Barlow 45 49.2 8.7 8.6 1.3 2.36
Dylan Coleman 44 43.0 9.0 7.3 1.2 2.93
Taylor Clarke 41 44.1 7.9 10.2 1.2 3.65
Josh Staumont 34 30.1 10.4 8.3 0.3 4.15
Amir Garrett 34 26.1 9.6 7.9 0.0 5.47

White Sox Probable Pitcher – Lucas Giolito

  • Giolito’s team is 5-13-0 against the spread in his starts this season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Wednesday, when he gave up three earned runs and allowed six hits in five innings against the Colorado Rockies.
  • Giolito has made 14 starts of five or more innings in 18 chances this season, and averages 5.1 frames when he pitches.
  • Giolito’s team has a record of 5-8 this season when he starts and they are the favorite on the moneyline.
  • Giolito’s team has a 6-12 record in his starts this season.
  • Out of Giolito’s 18 starts with a total this season, 10 have hit the over.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of August 2, 2022 at 7:12 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

White Sox Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP Ks ERA Holds Saves
Jake Diekman 44 38.1 51 4.23 12 1
Kendall Graveman 44 44.2 44 2.82 16 5
José Ruiz 43 41.0 46 4.17 11 0
Matt Foster 42 39.0 38 4.85 5 1
Liam Hendriks 35 35.2 53 3.28 0 20

White Sox Hitting Trends

  • The White Sox have a record this season in games when they smash at least two homers.
  • The White Sox have gone 9-2 in the 11 games this season when they have had at least five extra-base hits.
  • The team is 39-26 in the games this season it has collected eight or more hits.
  • The White Sox are 27-12 in the games this season that they scored at least five runs.
  • The White Sox are 5-6 in games this season when they have drawn at least five walks.

Royals Hitting Trends

  • They’ve hit two or more homers in 25 games this season and are 16-9 in those matchups.
  • In 12 games with five or more extra-base hits this season, they have a record of 9-3.
  • They have a record of 31-27 this season when collecting eight or more base hits in a game.
  • In 38 games this season with five or more runs scored, they’ved posted a record of 24-14.
  • In 23 games this season with five or more walks drawn, they’ve posted a record of 12-11

White Sox vs. Royals Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Royals (+145)

Over/Under Pick: Over (8.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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