White Sox vs Royals Prediction, Odds & Player Prop Bets Today – MLB, Aug 10

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  • The White Sox (56-54) are -140 favorites vs the Royals (45-66)
  • White Sox starting pitcher: Johnny Cueto (4-5), 2.90 ERA
  • Royals starting pitcher: Kristofer Bubic (2-6), 5.26 ERA
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The Chicago White Sox (-140) visit Kauffman Stadium to take on the Kansas City Royals (+115) on Wednesday, August 10, 2022. First pitch is scheduled for 8:10pm EDT in Kansas City.

The White Sox are betting favorites in this MLB matchup, with the run line sitting at -1.5 (+115).

The White Sox vs Royals Over/Under is 8.5 total runs for the game.

So far this season, the White Sox are 56-54 against the spread (ATS), while the Royals are 52-59 ATS.

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

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
White Sox-1.5 +115O 8.5 +100-140
Royals +1.5 -140U 8.5 -120+115

White Sox vs Royals Prediction for Today’s Game

Based on recent trends the model predicts the White Sox will win Wednesday‘s matchup with 76.5% confidence.

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


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Best White Sox Player Prop Bets Today

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

  • Jose Abreu has hit the Singles Over in 45 of his last 67 games (+20.55 Units / 27% ROI)
  • Jose Abreu has hit the Hits Over in 50 of his last 69 games (+19.20 Units / 13% ROI)
  • Danny Mendick has hit the Runs Over in 10 of his last 11 games (+15.60 Units / 142% ROI)
  • Dylan Cease has hit the Earned Runs Under in 16 of his last 18 games (+13.95 Units / 60% ROI)
  • Danny Mendick has hit the Hits Over in 16 of his last 19 games (+12.45 Units / 42% ROI)

Best Royals Player Prop Best Bets Today

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

  • Salvador Perez has hit the Hits Under in 33 of his last 64 games (+12.65 Units / 15% ROI)
  • Vinnie Pasquantino has hit the RBIs Under in 19 of his last 23 games (+10.20 Units / 20% ROI)
  • Hunter Dozier has hit the RBIs Under in 16 of his last 19 games at home (+10.05 Units / 25% ROI)
  • Whit Merrifield has hit the Runs Under in 32 of his last 48 games at home (+9.05 Units / 13% ROI)
  • Hunter Dozier has hit the Runs Under in 15 of his last 19 games at home (+8.55 Units / 28% ROI)

Royals vs White Sox Home Run Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Bobby Witt Jr. 0.5 +450 0.5 -1000
Hunter Dozier 0.5 +500 0.5 -1100
MJ Melendez 0.5 +375 0.5 -700
Michael A. Taylor 0.5 +775 0.5 -3000
Michael Massey 0.5 +550 0.5 -1200

Royals vs White Sox Total Hits Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Bobby Witt Jr. 1.5 +170 1.5 -250
Hunter Dozier 0.5 -250 0.5 +160
MJ Melendez 0.5 -250 0.5 +175
Michael A. Taylor 0.5 -200 0.5 +135
Michael Massey 0.5 -225 0.5 +150

Royals vs White Sox RBI Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Bobby Witt Jr. 0.5 +160 0.5 -250
Hunter Dozier 0.5 +180 0.5 -275
MJ Melendez 0.5 +155 0.5 -225
Michael A. Taylor 0.5 +225 0.5 -350
Michael Massey 0.5 +185 0.5 -275

Royals vs White Sox Strikeout Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Kris Bubic 4.5 +105 4.5 -150
Johnny Cueto 3.5 -150 3.5 +105
  • The Chicago White Sox have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Under in 60 of their last 110 games (+14.45 Units / 12% ROI)
  • The Chicago White Sox have hit the Game Total Under in 24 of their last 43 games (+7.70 Units / 16% ROI)
  • The Chicago White Sox have hit the Moneyline in 17 of their last 28 games (+1.45 Units / 3% ROI)
  • The Chicago White Sox have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 4 of their last 8 games (+0.20 Units / 2% ROI)
  • The Kansas City Royals have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 36 of their last 57 games (+18.90 Units / 29% ROI)
  • The Kansas City Royals have covered the Run Line in 23 of their last 38 games (+9.65 Units / 20% ROI)
  • The Kansas City Royals have hit the Moneyline in 25 of their last 50 games (+6.65 Units / 12% ROI)
  • The Kansas City Royals have hit the Game Total Under in 29 of their last 51 games (+5.90 Units / 11% ROI)
  • The Kansas City Royals have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Under in 10 of their last 18 games (+4.55 Units / 24% ROI)

White Sox Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the White Sox have gone 48-62 against the Run Line (-14.55 Units / -11.1% ROI).

  • 56-54 when betting on the Moneyline for -10.7 Units / -7.28% ROI
  • 49-54 when betting on the total runs Over for -9.3 Units / -7.71% ROI
  • 54-49 when betting on the total runs Under for +0.4 Units / 0.33% ROI

Royals Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the White Sox have gone 52-59 against the Run Line (-17.7 Units / -12.12% ROI).

  • 45-66 when betting on the Moneyline for -12.05 Units / -10.13% ROI
  • 53-54 when betting on the total runs Over for -6.55 Units / -5.37% ROI
  • 54-53 when betting on the total runs Under for -4.65 Units / -3.79% ROI

Left-handed batters are hitting .438 (7-for-16) against Johnny Cueto this month (1 games) — 2nd highest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: .244 — fourth Percentile.

Opponents have a miss rate of just 15% (20/129) against Johnny Cueto on the first pitch of at-bats this season — 4th lowest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 54 total IP; League Avg: 26% — second Percentile.

Opponents have a miss rate of just 14% (18/128) against Johnny Cueto with runners in scoring position this season — 2nd lowest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 54 total IP; League Avg: 25% — first Percentile.

Opponents have a miss rate of just 17% (119/696) against Johnny Cueto this season — tied for 4th lowest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 54 total IP; League Avg: 25% — third Percentile.

Kristofer Bubic: Royals Starting Pitcher Stats & Trends

Kris Bubic has allowed an OPS of 1.097 (344 PA’s) versus the top of the order since the start of last season — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 135 total IP; League Avg: .769 — 0 Percentile.

Opponents have a chase percentage of just 16% (208/1,277) against Kris Bubic in non-two strike counts since the start of last season — lowest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 135 total IP; League Avg: 23% — 0 Percentile.

Kris Bubic has induced opposing hitters to ground into 32 double plays in 173 opportunities (18%) since the start of last season — 2nd best in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 135 total IP; League Avg: 11% — 99th Percentile.

Kris Bubic has allowed an OPS of 1.071 (429 PA’s) versus the top of the order since the start of 2020 — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 164 total IP; League Avg: .759 — 0 Percentile.

White Sox Keys to the Game vs. the Royals

The White Sox are just 5-40 (.111) when allowing 5 or more runs this season — tied for 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .204.

The White Sox are 18-3 (.857) when hitting 2 or more home runs this season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: .710.

The White Sox are 51-14 (.785) when allowing 4 or fewer runs this season — 6th best in MLB; League Avg: .707.

The White Sox are just 5-28 (.152) when allowing 10 or more hits this season — 4th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .282.

Royals Keys to the Game vs. the White Sox

The Royals are just 3-29 (.094) when their opponents score in the first inning this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .336.

The Royals are just 1-52 (.019) when trailing entering the 7th inning this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .114.

The Royals are just 11-33 (.250) when allowing 10 or more hits this season — tied for 9th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .282.

The Royals are just 26-32 (.448) at home this season — 8th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .528.

The White Sox are batting .369 in hitter’s counts since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: .338.

White Sox hitters have drawn 190 walks in 3,331 PA’s (6%) against RHP this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

The White Sox are batting .258 on the road since the start of last season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: .240.

White Sox hitters have drawn 44 walks in 988 PA’s (4%) when leading off an inning this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 7%.

Royals hitters have an OBP of .500 (36 PA’s) against LHP this month (6 games) — best in MLB; League Avg: .299.

Royals hitters have drawn 9 walks in 36 PA’s (25%) against LHP this month (6 games) — best in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

Royals hitters have just 534 strikeouts in 2,793 PA’s (19%) against LHP since the start of last season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: 22%.

Royals hitters have just 206 strikeouts in 1,100 PA’s (19%) against LHP this season — tied for 3rd best in MLB; League Avg: 22%.

White Sox pitchers have walked 61 of 986 batters (6%) when facing the leadoff batter in the inning this season — tied for 3rd best in MLB; League Avg: 7%.

White Sox pitchers have a strikeout rate of 26% since the start of last season — 3rd best in MLB; League Avg: 23%.

White Sox pitchers have walked 380 of 4,192 batters (9%) this season — tied for 4th 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%.

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 walked 419 of 4,291 batters (10%) this season — tied for highest in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

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: 63%.

Royals pitchers have a strike rate of just 62% this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 64%.

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

  • 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
  • Kyle Crick (White Sox): Elbow, D15
  • Jonathan Stiever (White Sox): Lat, D60
  • Vincent Velasquez (White Sox): Finger, D15
  • Timothy Anderson (White Sox): Finger, D10
  • Garrett Crochet (White Sox): Elbow, D60
  • Aaron Bummer (White Sox): Lat, D15
  • Daniel Mendick (White Sox): Knee, D60

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