With the best betting pick from Monday we select from the American League baseball contest involving the Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox. The Royals and White Sox begin from Chicago at 8PM Eastern Time and the MLB Package has the live national television broadcast. The MLB best pick is playing on the Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox to play under the total of 8 ½ runs. The lines used from our top betting pick on Monday came from Top Bet sportsbook.
The betting odds opened up in this contest with the home club Chicago White Sox favored by -220 odds with the return on the Kansas City Royals at +200 odds. The over under in this AL game opened at 8 ½ runs. Money early from the MLB bettors has come in on the side of the road team as the Chicago White Sox is now favored by -215 odds with the take back on the Kansas City Royals at +195 odds. The run total from this MLB game has not moved off the opening line of 8 ½ runs. Run line bettors laying the -1 ½ runs with the side of the Chicago White Sox will get back -105 odds. Bettors who choose to take the +1 ½ runs on the side of the Kansas City Royals will lay -115 odds for their run line wager. First five inning bettors will find the Chicago White Sox favored by -215 odds with the Kansas City Royals returning +185 odds. The over under in this AL central divisional contest is lined at 4 ½ runs after a full five innings of play.
The Monday’s pitching matchup will feature right hander Luis Mendoza on the hill for the Royals as he goes head to head with All Star Chris Sale for the Chicago White Sox. Mendoza has pitched effectively for Kansas City this season as the starter has allowed three runs or less in eight of his past ten starts and in six of those games he gave up two runs or less. In his past two starts against the White Sox Mendoza allowed three earned runs combined in 15 innings pitched. Chris Sale has been good at home this year as the White Sox right hander has an ERA of just 1.83 and WHIP of 0.83 in eight starts. Both pitchers have pitched well against their opposing lineups tonight so the play is under with sportsbook betting.