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    The Chicago White Sox (18-29) are favored (-186) as they try to finish off a sweep of a three-game series against the Kansas City Royals (14-33, +156). The series finale begins at 2:10 PM ET on Sunday. Chicago’s Lance Lynn gets the start against Kansas City’s Carlos Hernandez.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for White Sox vs. Royals

    • Game Day: Sunday, May 21, 2023
    • Game Time: 2:10 PM ET
    • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    • Stadium: Guaranteed Rate Field
    White Sox vs Royals Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    White Sox -186 9.5

    How Do I Watch the White Sox vs. the Royals?

    • TV Channel: NBCS-CHI

    White Sox Stats & Trends

    White Sox Batting

    • The White Sox average 1.1 home runs per game to rank 17th in baseball with 50 total home runs.
    • Chicago’s .242 batting average ranks 18th in MLB.
    • The White Sox’s .302 on-base percentage is the fourth-worst in baseball.
    • Chicago strikes out 8.3 times per game to rank 13th in baseball.
    • The White Sox average 1.0 home run per game when playing at home this season (25 total in home contests).
    • Chicago is averaging 2.8 extra-base hits per game while slugging .400 in home contests.
    • The club is batting .253 with 206 hits (8.6 per game) at home this season.

    White Sox Key Batters

    • Luis Robert leads Chicago in slugging percentage (.552) and total hits (46) this season. He’s batting .267 with an on-base percentage of .323.
    • Among all qualifying hitters in baseball, he is 64th in batting average, 102nd in on-base percentage, and 10th in slugging.
    • Andrew Vaughn has 13 doubles, a triple, five home runs and 18 walks. He’s batting .234 and slugging .406 with an on-base percentage of .322.
    • He ranks 123rd in batting average, 105th in on-base percentage and 104th in slugging in MLB.
    • Andrew Benintendi is slashing .279/.343/.352 this season and leads the White Sox with an OPS of .694.
    • Benintendi takes a seven-game hitting streak into this matchup. During his last 10 outings he is hitting .343 with five doubles, six walks and an RBI.
    • Jake Burger is batting .292 with a .354 OBP and 23 RBI for Chicago this season.
    • Burger has safely hit in six games in a row. In his last 10 outings he is hitting .343 with two doubles, a triple, three home runs, a walk and 10 RBI.

    Royals Stats & Trends

    Royals Batting

    • The Royals have hit 45 homers this season, which ranks 22nd in the league.
    • Kansas City ranks 24th in MLB with a .230 team batting average.
    • The Royals are among the worst in the league at getting on base, ranking 29th with an OBP of .293.
    • Kansas City ranks 23rd with an average of 8.9 strikeouts per game.
    • In 24 games on the road this season, they’ve hit 20 homers, an average of 0.8 per contest.
    • In 24 road games this season, it is slugging .360 with 65 hits going for extra bases.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .225 with 7.5 base hits per contest.

    Royals Key Batters

    • Vinnie Pasquantino has accumulated an on-base percentage of .342, a team-high for the Royals. He’s batting .257 and slugging .469.
    • Including all the qualifying players in MLB, he ranks 84th in batting average, 66th in on-base percentage and 55th in slugging percentage.
    • Salvador Perez’s 47 hits and .540 slugging percentage are both team-highs. He has a batting average of .288 with an on-base percentage of .330.
    • He is currently 35th in batting average, 89th in on-base percentage and 15th in slugging percentage among all qualified batters.
    • Bobby Witt Jr. is batting .230 with seven doubles, four triples, seven home runs and 11 walks.
    • Edward Olivares has six doubles, two triples, three home runs and nine walks while hitting .226.

    White Sox vs. Royals Probable Pitchers

    Lance Lynn (CHW) Pitcher Carlos Hernandez (KC)
    2 – 5 W/L 0 – 1
    51.1 IP 22
    6.66 ERA 4.09
    1.519 WHIP 1.273
    10.7 K/9 11.5
    3.0 BB/9 3.3

    White Sox vs. Royals Injury Updates

    • White Sox: Elvis Andrus: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Eloy Jiménez: 10 Day IL (Appendix), Billy Hamilton: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Liam Hendriks: 15 Day IL (Illness), Matt Foster: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Gavin Sheets: day-to-day (Wrist)
    • Royals: Kyle Isbel: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Nicky Lopez: 10 Day IL (Appendicitis), Drew Waters: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Brad Keller: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Daniel Lynch: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Ryan Yarbrough: 60 Day IL (Head), Kris Bubic: 60 Day IL (Flexor), Jake Brentz: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Angel Zerpa: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Diego Hernandez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)

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