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Kansas City Royals vs. Chicago White Sox

The Kansas City Royals and the Chicago White Sox will meet on the field at Guaranteed Rate Field on Thursday in a battle of division rivals.

Left hander Daniel Lynch will take the mound for the Royals to start this game. Lynch is 1-3 this season with a 6.95 ERA.

Meanwhile, it'll be Dallas Keuchel who starts for the White Sox. Left hander Keuchel is 7-4 with a 4.47 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers opened the White Sox as -215-moneyline favorites versus the Royals, while the game's total opened at 9.5.

Last time out for Chicago, they were a 9-1 loser as they battled the Royals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Royals at 240 were rewarded, while the 10 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

The Royals were a 9-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the White Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Kansas City at 240 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors.

Kansas City:
Team record: 46-60 SU
Kansas City is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Kansas City is 3-16 SU in its last 19 games on the road
Kansas City is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Chi White Sox

Team record: 63-44 SU
Chi White Sox is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Chi White Sox is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Chi White Sox's last 18 games at home

Next up:
Kansas City at St. Louis Friday, August 6
Chicago at Chicago Friday, August 6