The Chicago White Sox and the Kansas City Royals meet for the last game of their series Sunday afternoon. All odds for all MLB games can be found at Top Bet sportsbook.
The White Sox are still holding on to first place in their division and they also hung in there for a win yesterday. Chris Sale raised his record to 16-6 on the year battling for yesterday’s win. This afternoon the White Sox will start Hector Santiago who will make his second career start after spending most of the season in the bullpen. In 53 innings of work Santiago is pitching to a 3.71 ERA.
The Royals have actually played well ironically enough versus the White Sox all season, but their comeback came short on Saturday. Starting pitcher Bruce Chen battled through six innings of work but still came up as a loser. This afternoon the Royals will start Jeremy Guthrie has won his last four decisions. In 56 innings of work Guthrie is pitching to 3.70 ERA.
Chicago is 8-3 in their last 11 games as a favorite, 36-17 in their last 53 home games, and 4-10 in their last 14 games against the AL Central. Kansas City is 10-4 in their last 14 games against the AL Central, 2-6 in their last eight road games, and 6-0 in Guthrie’s last six starts. Kansas City is 6-2 in the last eight meetings of these two.
The White Sox are definitely starting to gain momentum on the Royals as they probably should’ve been all season. Give us the White Sox as a home moneyline favorite in this game at online sports books.