White Sox Vs Royals: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – August 10, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on August 15, 2022

The Kansas City Royals (45-66) will look for another big outing from a hitter on a hot streak versus the Chicago White Sox (56-54) on Wednesday at 8:10 PM ET, at Kauffman Stadium. Vinnie Pasquantino is riding a two-game homer streak. Chicago’s (-183 to win) Johnny Cueto and Kansas City’s (+157) Kris Bubic will be the starting pitchers.

This article uses betting data valid as of August 10, 2022 at 7:12 PM ET. Browse all the up-to-date odds for this contest in the table in this article and click here to claim your free sports bet (up to $1,001) at Caesars!

White Sox vs Royals Betting Lines

White Sox Betting Insights

  • The White Sox have been favorites in 70 games this season and won 38 (54.3%) of those contests.
  • Chicago has a record of 6-4, a 60% win rate, when favored by -183 or more by bookmakers this season.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 64.7% chance of a victory for the White Sox.
  • Chicago and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 48 of their 110 opportunities.
  • The White Sox are 49-61-0 against the spread this season.

White Sox Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 6-4
Runs Per Game 3.5
HR 10
ERA 2.48
K/9 8.90

Royals Betting Insights

  • The Royals have won in 34, or 38.2%, of the 89 contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs in this year.
  • This season, Kansas City has come away with a win six times in 27 chances when named as an underdog of at least +157 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The Royals have an implied victory probability of 38.9% according to the moneyline set by sportsbooks for this matchup.
  • Kansas City’s games have gone over the total in 53 of their 111 opportunities.
  • The Royals have an against the spread record of 53-58-0 in 111 games with a line this season.

Royals Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 6-4
Runs Per Game 4.8
HR 15
ERA 4.40
K/9 7.36

Royals Probable Pitcher – Kris Bubic

  • Bubic makes the start for the Royals, his 18th of the season. He is 2-6 with a 5.38 ERA and 67 strikeouts in 80 1/3 innings pitched.
  • In his most recent time out on Friday, the lefty tossed six innings against the Boston Red Sox, allowing two earned runs while surrendering four hits.
  • Bubic will try to extend a seven-game streak of lasting five or more innings (he’s averaging 4.1 innings per appearance).
  • The Royals have been the moneyline underdog in 13 of Bubic’s starts this season, and they went 4-9 in those matchups.
  • Bubic’s team is 6-11 in his 17 starts.
  • Bubic’s starts hit the over on the run total nine times in 17 games with a set total this season.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of August 10, 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 49 53.1 8.6 8.4 1.2 2.19
Dylan Coleman 47 45.1 8.7 7.4 1.2 2.98
Taylor Clarke 44 47.0 8.4 10.5 1.3 4.02
Amir Garrett 38 29.1 9.2 8.0 0.0 4.91
Josh Staumont 37 33.0 10.6 8.4 0.6 4.64

White Sox Probable Pitcher – Johnny Cueto

  • Cueto’s team is 6-8-0 against the spread this season in his starts.
  • The right-hander gave up three earned runs in eight innings pitched on Friday in his last outing, a matchup with the Texas Rangers.
  • Cueto has 15 starts in a row of five innings or more.
  • Cueto’s team has a record of 3-5 this season when he starts and they are the favorite on the moneyline.
  • Cueto’s team is 7-7 when he starts this season.
  • In Cueto’s 14 starts with a total, the teams have hit the over four times.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of August 10, 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 48 41.2 57 4.10 15 1
Kendall Graveman 47 47.2 48 2.64 19 5
Matt Foster 46 43.0 39 4.40 5 1
José Ruiz 45 43.2 50 3.92 11 0
Liam Hendriks 38 38.2 57 3.26 0 23

White Sox Hitting Trends

  • The White Sox have racked up two or more round-trippers in 20 games this season, and are 17-3 in those outings.
  • The White Sox have gone 10-2 in the 12 games this season when they have collected at least five extra-base hits.
  • The club has put up eight or more hits in 68 games this season, and is 42-26 in those contests.
  • The White Sox are 29-12 in the games this season that they put up five or more runs.
  • The White Sox are 5-7 over the 12 games this season when they have drawn at least five walks.

Royals Hitting Trends

  • They’ve hit two or more homers in 28 games this season and are 19-9 in those matchups.
  • In 13 games with five or more extra-base hits this season, they have a record of 10-3.
  • They have won 35 of the 63 games in which they’ve collected eight or more hits this season.
  • They have won 27 of their 41 games this season in which they scored more than four runs.
  • They have a 13-12 record this season when drawing five or more walks in a game.

White Sox vs. Royals Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Royals (+157)

Over/Under Pick: Over (8)

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

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