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    Oddsmakers don’t expect the Chicago White Sox (53-86), at -119 on the moneyline, to break their five-game losing streak when they meet the Kansas City Royals (44-96), at -119, on Wednesday at 7:40 PM ET. Kansas City has Jordan Lyles starting things off, and Chicago will send out Touki Toussaint.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Royals vs. White Sox

    • Game Day: Wednesday, September 6, 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 10

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

    • TV Channel: BSKC

    Royals Stats & Trends

    Royals Batting

    • The Royals are 24th in MLB action with 139 total home runs.
    • Kansas City is 19th in the majors with a .244 batting average.
    • The Royals rank 28th in MLB with an on-base percentage of .301.
    • Kansas City strikes out 8.5 times per game to rank 15th in baseball.
    • The Royals average one home run per home game this season (73 total at home).
    • Kansas City is slugging .418 with three extra-base hits per game at home.
    • At home this season the team averages 8.7 hits per game and is batting .259.

    Royals Key Batters

    • Bobby Witt Jr. has 153 hits and an OBP of .314 to go with a slugging percentage of .499. All three of those stats rank first among Kansas City hitters this season. He has a .275 batting average, as well.
    • He ranks 32nd in batting average, 102nd in on-base percentage, and 21st in slugging among all qualified hitters in baseball.
    • Witt Jr. hopes to build on a two-game hitting streak in this matchup. In his last five games he is hitting .250 with a double, two home runs and four RBI.
    • Salvador Perez is hitting .245 with 19 doubles, 21 home runs and 18 walks. He’s slugging .416 with an on-base percentage of .286.
    • Among qualifying batters, he ranks 104th in batting average, 133rd in on-base percentage and 95th in slugging percentage.
    • Maikel Garcia has collected 110 base hits, an OBP of .329 and a slugging percentage of .384 this season.
    • Garcia enters this matchup with six games in a row with at least one hit. In his last 10 outings he is batting .286 with three doubles, two triples, three walks and five RBI.
    • MJ Melendez is batting .239 with a .311 OBP and 48 RBI for Kansas City this season.
    • Melendez takes a two-game hitting streak into this matchup. In his last five games he is hitting .412 with a double, two home runs, four walks and four RBI.

    White Sox Stats & Trends

    White Sox Batting

    • The White Sox rank 19th in Major League Baseball with 152 home runs.
    • Chicago’s .240 batting average ranks 23rd in the majors this season.
    • The White Sox have an OBP of just .295 this season, which ranks last in MLB.
    • Chicago ranks 20th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.8 Ks per contest.
    • They’ve hit 80 homers, an average of 1.1 per game, in 71 road contests this season.
    • In 71 road games this season, it is slugging .387 with 204 hits going for extra bases.
    • In 71 road games this season, they have a batting average of .236 while averaging 8.2 base hits per contest.

    White Sox Key Batters

    • Luis Robert is leading the White Sox with 132 hits. He’s batting .271 and slugging .559 with an on-base percentage of .324.
    • Including all the qualified hitters in the majors, his batting average is 47th, his on-base percentage is 86th, and he is seventh in slugging.
    • Andrew Benintendi’s .335 on-base percentage and .368 slugging percentage both lead his team. He has a batting average of .272.
    • He ranks 41st in batting average, 60th in on-base percentage and 125th in slugging percentage in the big leagues.
    • Andrew Vaughn is hitting .257 with 25 doubles, two triples, 18 home runs and 31 walks.
    • Eloy Jimenez is batting .271 with 18 doubles, 15 home runs and 25 walks.

    Royals vs. White Sox Probable Pitchers

    Jordan Lyles (KC) Pitcher Touki Toussaint (CHW)
    4 – 15 W/L 2 – 7
    150.1 IP 64.2
    6.11 ERA 4.87
    1.257 WHIP 1.485
    6.2 K/9 8.9
    2.4 BB/9 6.4

    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), Vinnie Pasquantino: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Kris Bubic: 60 Day IL (Flexor), Josh Staumont: 60 Day IL (Neck), 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)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Royals and White Sox (Last 10 Games)


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