Royals vs White Sox Prediction, Odds & Player Prop Bets Today – MLB, Aug 30

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  • The White Sox (63-65) are -140 favorites vs the Royals (52-77)
  • Royals starting pitcher: Brady Singer (7-4), 3.15 ERA
  • White Sox starting pitcher: Lucas Giolito (10-7), 5.13 ERA
  • Watch the game on NBCS-CHI

The Kansas City Royals (+115) visit Guaranteed Rate Field to take on the Chicago White Sox (-140) on Tuesday, August 30, 2022. First pitch is scheduled for 8:10pm EDT in Chicago.

The White Sox are betting favorites in this MLB matchup, with the run line sitting at -1.5 (+145).

The Royals vs White Sox Over/Under is 8 total runs for the game.

So far this season, the Royals are 52-74 against the spread (ATS), while the White Sox are 55-71 ATS.

Royals vs. White Sox Odds, Run Line, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Royals+1.5 -175O 8 -115+115
White Sox -1.5 +145U 8 -105-140

Royals vs White Sox Prediction for Today’s Game

Based on recent trends the model predicts the White Sox will win Tuesday‘s matchup with 65.1% confidence.

This prediction factors in starting pitchers, recent team and player hitting performances, the last 5 games for both the Royals and White Sox and up-to-date player injuries.


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Best Royals Player Prop Bets Today

We’ve highlighted some favorite MLB player prop bets for Royals players for Tuesday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Kyle Isbel has hit the Singles Under in 15 of his last 16 away games (+13.55 Units / 44% ROI)
  • Vinnie Pasquantino has hit the Runs Under in 20 of his last 24 away games (+12.50 Units / 27% ROI)
  • Salvador Perez has hit the Runs Under in 27 of his last 38 away games (+11.75 Units / 21% ROI)
  • Nick Pratto has hit the Singles Under in his last 11 games (+11.00 Units / 43% ROI)
  • Kyle Isbel has hit the Hits Under in 13 of his last 16 away games (+10.90 Units / 64% ROI)

Best White Sox Player Prop Best Bets Today

And here are some favorite MLB player prop bets for White Sox players for Tuesday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Jose Abreu has hit the Singles Over in 58 of his last 85 games (+27.45 Units / 27% ROI)
  • Jose Abreu has hit the Hits Over in 60 of his last 87 games (+19.50 Units / 11% ROI)
  • Jose Abreu has hit the RBIs Under in 49 of his last 64 games at home (+18.70 Units / 15% ROI)
  • Danny Mendick has hit the Runs Over in 10 of his last 11 games (+15.60 Units / 142% ROI)
  • Eloy Jimenez has hit the Hits Over in 17 of his last 20 games at home (+15.50 Units / 39% ROI)
  • The Kansas City Royals have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 44 of their last 75 games (+17.10 Units / 20% ROI)
  • The Kansas City Royals have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Under in 19 of their last 36 games (+5.85 Units / 15% ROI)
  • The Kansas City Royals have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Moneyline in 11 of their last 27 away games (+2.55 Units / 9% ROI)
  • The Chicago White Sox have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Under in 69 of their last 128 games (+13.60 Units / 10% ROI)

Royals Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Royals have gone 60-66 against the Run Line (-17.55 Units / -10.69% ROI).

  • 52-74 when betting on the Moneyline for -9.5 Units / -7.09% ROI
  • 63-59 when betting on the total runs Over for -1.85 Units / -1.34% ROI
  • 59-63 when betting on the total runs Under for -10.75 Units / -7.71% ROI

White Sox Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Royals have gone 55-71 against the Run Line (-17.6 Units / -11.71% ROI).

  • 62-64 when betting on the Moneyline for -18.25 Units / -10.75% ROI
  • 56-61 when betting on the total runs Over for -9.7 Units / -7.03% ROI
  • 61-56 when betting on the total runs Under for +0 Units / 0% ROI

Opponents have a swing rate of just 23% (244/1,057) against Brady Singer on the first pitch of at-bats since the start of last season — 3rd lowest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 144 total IP; League Avg: 31% — second Percentile.

Brady Singer has thrown his slider 36% of the time (816/2,274) vs left-handed batters since the start of last season — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 144 total SL; League Avg: 17% — 100th Percentile.

Opponents have a swing rate of just 37% (1,082/2,947) against Brady Singer in non-two strike counts since the start of last season — 2nd lowest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 144 total IP; League Avg: 43% — first Percentile.

Left-handed batters are hitting just .122 (6-for-49) against Brady Singer this month (5 games) — 3rd best among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: .235 — 96th Percentile.

Lucas Giolito: White Sox Starting Pitcher Stats & Trends

Lucas Giolito has thrown his changeup 36% of the time (393/1,083) when he’s behind in the count since the start of last season — highest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 17% — 100th Percentile.

Opponents have a miss rate of 27% (44/163) against Lucas Giolito on inside fastballs this season — 2nd best in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 63 total IP; League Avg: 15% — 99th Percentile.

Lucas Giolito has allowed an OPS of .951 (306 PA’s) against right-handed batters this season — 2nd highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 63 total IP; League Avg: .711 — first Percentile.

Lucas Giolito has allowed a slugging percentage of .569 (157 Total Bases / 276 ABs) against right-handed batters this season — 3rd highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 63 total IP; League Avg: .404 — second Percentile.

Royals Keys to the Game vs. the White Sox

The Royals are just 7-55 (.113) when allowing 5 or more runs this season — 3rd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .203.

The Royals are just 4-34 (.105) when their opponents score in the first inning this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .336.

The Royals are 8-4 (.667) when tied entering the 8th inning this season — 6th best in MLB; League Avg: .500.

The Royals are just 32-37 (.464) at home this season — 10th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .529.

White Sox Keys to the Game vs. the Royals

The White Sox are just 5-48 (.094) when allowing 5 or more runs this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .203.

The White Sox are 58-17 (.773) when allowing 4 or fewer runs this season — 5th best in MLB; League Avg: .703.

The White Sox are just 8-26 (.235) when allowing 2 or more home runs this season — 9th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .290.

The White Sox are just 6-8 (.429) when tied entering the 8th inning this season — 10th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .500.

Royals hitters have just 580 strikeouts in 2,975 PA’s (20%) against LHP since the start of last season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: 22%.

Royals hitters have an OPS of just .978 (2,074 PA’s) with the pitcher behind in the count since the start of last season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 1.084.

Royals hitters have an OPS of just .483 (346 PA’s) on the road this month (10 games) — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .691.

Royals hitters are slugging just .372 when facing the starting pitcher for the 3rd time in a game this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .444.

White Sox hitters have an OBP of .344 (1,005 PA’s) against LHP this season — tied for best in MLB; League Avg: .316.

The White Sox are batting just .165 in lefty-lefty matchups since the start of last season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .227.

White Sox hitters have pulled just 41% of balls they’ve put into play against LHP since the start of last season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 45%.

White Sox hitters have drawn 28 walks in 613 PA’s (5%) when facing the starting pitcher for the 3rd time in a game this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 7%.

The Royals have won just 7% of road games in which their opponents scored first this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 26%.

Royals pitchers have a strikeout rate of just 16% with runners in scoring position this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 21%.

Royals pitchers have thrown at least two strikes in their first three pitches to 60% of opposing batters this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 64%.

Royals pitchers have walked 486 of 5,001 batters (10%) this season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

Opponents have a miss rate of 28% against White Sox pitchers since the start of last season — 3rd best in MLB; League Avg: 26%.

Opponents have a groundball rate of just 40% against White Sox pitchers over the last 14 days (12 games) — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 44%.

White Sox pitchers have a strikeout rate of 46% with two-strikes since the start of last season — 4th best in MLB; League Avg: 43%.

White Sox pitchers have a strikeout rate of just 11% with runners in scoring position over the last 14 days (12 games) — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 21%.

White Sox vs. Royals Injuries Tonight That May Affect Prop Bets 

  • Joseph Kelly (White Sox): Knee, Day-to-Day
  • Yasmani Grandal (White Sox): Knee, D10
  • Kyle Crick (White Sox): Elbow, D60
  • Jonathan Stiever (White Sox): Lat, D60
  • Michael Kopech (White Sox): Knee, D15
  • Timothy Anderson (White Sox): Finger, D10
  • Yoán Moncada (White Sox): Hamstring, D10
  • Garrett Crochet (White Sox): Elbow, D60
  • Aaron Bummer (White Sox): Lat, D15
  • Daniel Mendick (White Sox): Knee, D60
  • Joshua Staumont (Royals): Bicep, D15
  • Taylor Clarke (Royals): Oblique, D15
  • Angel Zerpa (Royals): Knee, D60
  • Raúl Mondesi (Royals): Knee, D60
  • Jacob Brentz (Royals): Flexor, D60
  • Tyler Zuber (Royals): Shoulder, D60
  • Edward Olivares (Royals): Quad, D60
  • Vincent Pasquantino (Royals): Shoulder, D10
  • Donald Greinke (Royals): Forearm, D15

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