White Sox vs. Royals Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Wednesday, May 10, 2023

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White Sox vs. Royals Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Wednesday, May 10, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Chicago White Sox (13-24) are set to take on the Kansas City Royals (10-27) Wednesday at 7:40 PM ET, airing on BSKC. The White Sox are listed as -154 favorites by bookmakers, while the underdog Royals have +131 odds for the contest.

Chicago’s Lance Lynn and Kansas City’s Brad Keller have been named the starters for this contest.

White Sox vs. Royals Odds

  • White Sox odds to win: -154
  • Royals odds to win: +131
  • Spread: White Sox -1.5
  • Total: 9.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2023
  • Time: 7:40 PM ET
  • TV: BSKC

Who Will Win White Sox vs. Royals?

White Sox and Royals Betting Trends

The White Sox have a 5-5 record in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 50% of those games).

Chicago has not played a game this season with moneyline odds of -154 or shorter.

The Royals have been underdogs in 33 games this season and won 10 (30.3%) of those contests.

Kansas City has a record of 4-19, a 17.4% win rate, when it’s set as an underdog of +131 or more by bookmakers this season.

The White Sox have played in 36 games with over/under set, and have combined with opponents to go over the total 20 times (20-13-3).

The Royals’ games have gone over the total in 18 of their 36 chances.

White Sox Stats & Insights

The White Sox rank 15th in runs scored with 164, 4.4 per game.

Chicago averages 1.1 home runs per game to rank 16th in MLB action with 40 total home runs .

The White Sox have the 18th-ranked batting average in the league (.239).

Chicago’s 8.5 strikeouts per game rank 12th in the majors.

The 10.2 strikeouts per nine innings put together by the White Sox pitching staff leads the majors.

Chicago has a 5.60 team ERA that ranks 29th across all MLB pitching staffs.

Royals Stats & Insights

The Royals rank 25th in the majors with 150 total runs scored this season.

Kansas City’s 34 home runs rank 23rd in Major League Baseball.

The Royals rank 21st in MLB with a .236 team batting average.

Kansas City ranks 19th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.8 Ks per contest.

The Royals average the 20th-most strikeouts per nine innings (8.5) in the league this season.

Kansas City has pitched to a 5.55 ERA this season, which ranks 28th in baseball.

White Sox Key Players to Watch

Lynn gets the start for the White Sox, his eighth of the season. He is 1-4 with a 6.86 ERA and 50 strikeouts in 39 1/3 innings pitched.

Luis Robert leads Chicago with eight home runs this season. He’s batting .261 with 21 RBI.

Andrew Vaughn is a key run producer for Chicago with a .246 average, four homers and 28 RBI.

Andrew Benintendi is batting .262 to lead Chicago this season.

Yasmani Grandal has 28 hits and an OBP of .341 to go with a slugging percentage of .413 this season.

Royals Key Players to Watch

The Royals’ Keller (2-3) will make his eighth start of the season.

Vinnie Pasquantino leads the Royals with seven home runs and has a team-best batting average of .287.

Bobby Witt Jr. is hitting .240 with five doubles, four triples, six home runs and eight walks.

Salvador Perez has accumulated a team-high seven home runs and 20 runs batted in.

Edward Olivares is batting .255 with six doubles, two triples, two home runs and nine walks.

White Sox and Royals Injuries

White Sox: Billy Hamilton: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Jake Burger: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Romy Gonzalez: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Eloy Jiménez: 10 Day IL (Appendix), Yoán Moncada: 10 Day IL (Back), Liam Hendriks: 15 Day IL (Illness), Garrett Crochet: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Matt Foster: 60 Day IL (Forearm)

Royals: Kyle Isbel: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Nicky Lopez: 10 Day IL (Appendicitis), Drew Waters: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Ryan Yarbrough: 15 Day IL (Head), Daniel Lynch: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Kris Bubic: 60 Day IL (Flexor), Jake Brentz: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Angel Zerpa: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Diego Hernandez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)

White Sox vs. Royals Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Royals 6, White Sox 5
  • Total Prediction: Over 9.5 runs
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    Matt is from the Chicagoland area and has been working in Chicago sports since 2015 with stops at WGN Radio, the Chicago Blackhawks, Stadium, and NBC Sports Chicago prior to landing at Betsperts. Matt covers just about everything for Betsperts and Bleacher Nation but focuses on the NHL and college football.