Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals Betting Odds & Game Analysis | August 2


By Claudio Fortuna | August 2, 2022 12:25 PM

The Kansas City Royals visit the Chicago White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field, taking the field at 8:10pm ET on Tuesday August 2nd, 8:10pm ET. The Kansas City Royals are 1-run underdogs in the game, and the Over/Under is set at 8.5 runs.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the Major League Baseball game between the Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox.

Chicago and Kansas City Betting Info

  • Five of the White Sox’s last six games have gone UNDER the total runs line.
  • The underdogs have won five of the Royals’ last six games at Guaranteed Rate Field.

Kansas City Royals Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .246
Team OBP .309
AVG Runs Scored 3.8
Team ERA 4.66
Team WHIP 1.46
Starters ERA 4.74
Starters WHIP 1.43

Key Players for Kansas City

  • Scott Barlow: 2.36 ERA, 8.69 K/9, 1.07 WHIP
  • Daniel A. Lynch: 4.70 ERA, 9.39 K/9, 1.55 WHIP
  • Gregory Mills: 6.17 ERA, 11.57 K/9, 1.63 WHIP
  • Whitley Merrifield: .240 Batting Avg, .290 OBP, .352 SLG, .642 OPS, 51 Runs
  • Nicholas Lopez: .248 Batting Avg, .300 OBP, .297 SLG, .597 OPS, 35 Runs
  • Robert Witt Jr.: .255 Batting Avg, .299 OBP, .452 SLG, .751 OPS, 51 Runs
  • Vincent Pasquantino: .220 Batting Avg, .320 OBP, .330 SLG, .650 OPS, 9 Runs
  • Michael A. Taylor: .280 Batting Avg, .352 OBP, .395 SLG, .747 OPS, 31 Runs
  • Salvador Perez: .209 Batting Avg, .249 OBP, .448 SLG, .697 OPS, 28 Runs
  • Kyle Isbel: .211 Batting Avg, .247 OBP, .309 SLG, .556 OPS, 14 Runs
  • Hunter Dozier: .251 Batting Avg, .314 OBP, .423 SLG, .737 OPS, 37 Runs

Chicago White Sox Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .257
Team OBP .311
AVG Runs Scored 4.3
Team ERA 3.97
Team WHIP 1.33
Starters ERA 3.98
Starters WHIP 1.33

Key Players for Chicago

  • Liam Hendriks: 3.28 ERA, 13.37 K/9, 1.09 WHIP
  • Davis Martin: 4.75 ERA, 6.82 K/9, 1.29 WHIP
  • Michael Lynn: 6.42 ERA, 9.25 K/9, 1.36 WHIP
  • Adam Engel: .245 Batting Avg, .294 OBP, .353 SLG, .647 OPS, 27 Runs
  • Allen Pollock: .236 Batting Avg, .282 OBP, .352 SLG, .634 OPS, 34 Runs
  • Bernardo Zavala: .294 Batting Avg, .336 OBP, .431 SLG, .767 OPS, 13 Runs
  • Joshua Harrison: .233 Batting Avg, .301 OBP, .375 SLG, .676 OPS, 33 Runs
  • Andrew Vaughn: .290 Batting Avg, .339 OBP, .452 SLG, .791 OPS, 39 Runs
  • Timothy Anderson: .313 Batting Avg, .353 OBP, .413 SLG, .766 OPS, 48 Runs
  • Yoán Moncada: .205 Batting Avg, .268 OBP, .324 SLG, .592 OPS, 22 Runs
  • José Abreu: .298 Batting Avg, .381 OBP, .463 SLG, .844 OPS, 54 Runs
  • Gavin Sheets: .230 Batting Avg, .291 OBP, .383 SLG, .674 OPS, 18 Runs

In the last 5 matchups between the White Sox and Royals, the White Sox won twice and the Royals won three times. Their most recent matchup on August 1, 2022 ended 2-1 with the Kansas City Royals taking the win.

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