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    The Kansas City Royals (43-96) and the Chicago White Sox (53-85) square off on Tuesday at Kauffman Stadium, starting at 7:40 PM ET. The Royals are moneyline favorites (-119), while the White Sox are -100 underdogs, despite being favored against the spread (1.5) with +155 odds. Brady Singer starts for Kansas City while Chicago will counter with Dylan Cease.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Royals vs. White Sox

    • Game Day: Tuesday, September 5, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:40 PM ET
    • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
    • Stadium: Kauffman Stadium
    Royals vs White Sox Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Royals -119 9.5

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

    • TV Channel: BSKC

    Royals Stats & Trends

    Royals Batting

    • The Royals average 1.0 home run per game to rank 25th in MLB play with 136 total home runs.
    • Kansas City has the 20th-ranked batting average in the majors (.243).
    • The Royals are 29th in MLB with an on-base percentage of .300.
    • Kansas City’s 8.5 strikeouts per game rank 15th in MLB.
    • The Royals average 1.0 home run per game when playing at home this season (70 total in home outings).
    • Kansas City is averaging 3.0 extra-base hits per game while slugging .415 at home.
    • At home this season the club averages 8.7 hits per game and is batting .259.

    Royals Key Batters

    • Bobby Witt Jr. leads Kansas City in OBP (.315), slugging percentage (.500) and total hits (152) this season. He has a .275 batting average.
    • Among qualifying hitters in baseball, he is 30th in batting average, 101st in on-base percentage, and 21st in slugging.
    • Salvador Perez has 19 doubles, 21 home runs and 18 walks. He’s batting .248 and slugging .420 with an on-base percentage of .289.
    • Among qualifying hitters, he ranks 101st in batting average, 133rd in on-base percentage and 92nd in slugging percentage.
    • Maikel Garcia has collected 109 base hits, an OBP of .330 and a slugging percentage of .381 this season.
    • Garcia takes a five-game hitting streak into this game. During his last five outings he is batting .429 with two doubles, a triple, two walks and four RBI.
    • MJ Melendez has 13 home runs, 46 RBI and a batting average of .236 this season.

    White Sox Stats & Trends

    White Sox Batting

    • The White Sox’s 149 home runs rank 20th in Major League Baseball.
    • Chicago’s .239 batting average ranks 23rd in the majors this season.
    • The White Sox have an on-base percentage of .294 this season, which ranks last in the league.
    • Chicago ranks 20th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.8 Ks per contest.
    • In 70 games on the road this season, they’ve hit 77 homers, an average of 1.1 per contest.
    • Chicago is slugging .384 in 70 road games this season.
    • In 70 road games this season, they have a batting average of .234 while averaging 8.1 base hits per contest.

    White Sox Key Batters

    • Luis Robert has totaled 132 hits with a .560 slugging percentage, both team-high numbers for the White Sox. He’s batting .272 and with an on-base percentage of .324.
    • Including all qualified players in MLB, his batting average puts him 42nd, his on-base percentage is 87th, and he is seventh in slugging.
    • Robert hopes to build on a five-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last five outings he is hitting .474 with three doubles, a home run and two RBI.
    • Andrew Benintendi leads his team with a .336 OBP, and has a club-best .370 slugging percentage. He has a batting average of .273.
    • His batting average ranks 38th among all qualified players, his on-base percentage is 58th, and he is 126th in slugging.
    • Andrew Vaughn has 25 doubles, two triples, 17 home runs and 31 walks while batting .254.
    • Eloy Jimenez is batting .274 with 18 doubles, 15 home runs and 25 walks.

    Royals vs. White Sox Probable Pitchers

    Brady Singer (KC) Pitcher Dylan Cease (CHW)
    8 – 10 W/L 6 – 7
    143.1 IP 148.1
    5.15 ERA 4.98
    1.395 WHIP 1.470
    7.8 K/9 10.7
    2.8 BB/9 4.3

    Royals vs. White Sox Injury Updates

    • Royals: Nick Pratto: 10 Day IL (Groin), Daniel Lynch: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), John McMillon: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Brad Keller: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Josh Taylor: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Josh Staumont: 60 Day IL (Neck), Vinnie Pasquantino: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Kris Bubic: 60 Day IL (Flexor), Jake Brentz: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Kyle Isbel: day-to-day (Hamstring)
    • White Sox: Jimmy Lambert: 15 Day IL (Ankle), Garrett Crochet: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Liam Hendriks: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Romy Gonzalez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Matt Foster: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Luis Robert: day-to-day (Quadricep)

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