The Struggling White Sox and Royals Battle with Samardzija and Guthrie on the Mound
The Chicago White Sox and the Kansas City Royals will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Kauffman Stadium.
The White Sox will trot Jeff Samardzija out to the mound in this one. Right hander Samardzija has a 8-6 record and a 4.35 ERA this season.
Starting this game for the Royals will be Jeremy Guthrie. The right hander has a 5.66 ERA to go along with a 7-7 record this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the White Sox listed as 108-moneyline favorites versus the Royals, while the game’s total is sitting at 8.
Kansas City was a 3-2 winner in its last match on the road against the White Sox. They won as -147 favorites, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.
The White Sox were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Royals. That made winners of bettors who got Kansas City at -147 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Team record: 51-56
Chi White Sox is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Chi White Sox’s last 11 games
Chi White Sox is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox’s last 5 games on the road
Team record: 64-44
Kansas City is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City’s last 5 games
Kansas City is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City’s last 5 games at home
Chi White Sox at Kansas City Sunday, August 9
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