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CWS @ KC

6:10 pm • BSKC

Starting Pitchers

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Carlos Hernández logoC. HernándezKansas City Royals logo9.100-3
Vince Velasquez logoV. VelasquezChicago White Sox logo4.473-3

White Sox vs. Royals Odds

Spread, Total, Moneyline

MatchupOpenSpreadTotalMoneyline
White Sox
37-39
-1.5
-1.5+110
o10-113
-137
Royals
28-48
u9.5
+1.5-131
u10-106
+118
location pinThursday 6:10 p.m.
May 19, 2022
Kauffman StadiumKansas City

White Sox vs. Royals Notes

Matchup Contrasts

Bobby Witt Jr. is slugging .581 on breaking pitches from RHP this season -- seventh best in MLB -- 93rd Percentile. Vince Velasquez has allowed a SLG of .500 on his breaking pitches this season -- tied for 13th worst among starting pitchers with at least 17 total IP -- 14th Percentile.
Tim Anderson is batting .327 on the road this season -- tied for 13th best among hitters with at least 51 total PA's -- 93rd Percentile. Opponents are hitting .360 (18-for-50) against Carlos Hernandez at home this season -- third worst among starting pitchers with at least 17 total IP -- second Percentile.

Today's Starting Pitchers

Carlos Hernandez has a strikeout rate of just 3% (1 SO in 35 PAs) with runners in scoring position this season -- lowest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 17 total IP; League Avg: 21% -- 0 Percentile.
Opponents are hitting .483 (14-for-29) against Carlos Hernandez with runners in scoring position this season -- highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 17 total IP; League Avg: .242 -- 0 Percentile.
Opponents have a miss rate of 37% (515/1,394) against Lucas Giolito in non-two strike counts since the start of 2020 -- best in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 128 total IP; League Avg: 26% -- 100th Percentile.
Lucas Giolito has not walked any of the 35 batters that he has faced versus the bottom of the order this season -- tied for best in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 17 total IP; League Avg: 7% -- 100th Percentile.

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White Sox vs. Royals Expert Picks

CWS
KC
CWS ML
0
KC ML
2

Popular Props

Ks

2 props
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Hits

19 props
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RBI

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HR

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Singles

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Doubles

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Last 5 Matchups

dateopponentscorespreadover/undermoneyline
May 19thCWSW 6-2+1.5 WU 8.5KC +133
May 17thCWSW 2-1+1.5 WU 8.5KC -113
May 17thCWSL 0-3+1.5 LU 8.5CWS +164
May 17thCWSL 3-5+1.5 LU 9CWS -102
May 15th@COLW 8-7+1.5 WO 11KC +125

White Sox vs. Royals Public Betting

77%

Bets%

23%

Money%

Matchup History

Against the Spread (ATS) History

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Royals
32-4414-2518-195-926-35
White Sox
36-4013-2423-1617-2419-16

Over/Under History

overallhome o/uaway o/ufavorite o/uunderdog o/u
Royals
36-37-319-19-117-18-26-7-129-30-2
White Sox
35-38-317-19-118-19-217-22-218-16-1

Straight-Up (ML) History

overallhomeawayfavoriteunderdog
Royals
28-4814-2514-236-821-40
White Sox
37-3916-2121-1823-1814-21

White Sox vs. Royals Injury Updates

White Sox Injuries

  • Yasmani Grandal

    C

    Yasmani Grandal (back) placed on 10-day IL

    Out

  • Kyle Crick

    P

    Crick is out with elbow

    Out

  • Adam Engel

    OF

    Adam Engel (hamstring) placed on 10-day IL

    Out Indefinitely

  • Eloy Jiménez

    OF

    Jimenez is out with hamstring

    Out

  • Danny Mendick

    IF

    Mendick is out with knee

    Out

  • Jonathan Stiever

    P

    Stiever is out with back

    Out

  • Garrett Crochet

    P

    Crochet is out with undisclosed

    Out

Royals Injuries

  • Salvador Perez

    C

    Perez is out with thumb

    Out

  • Adalberto Mondesi

    IF

    Mondesi is out with knee

    Out

  • Jake Brentz

    P

    Brentz is out with elbow

    Out

  • Josh Staumont

    P

    Staumont is out with neck

    Out

  • Daniel Lynch

    P

    Daniel Lynch (finger) placed on 15-day IL

    Out

  • Tyler Zuber

    P

    Zuber is out with shoulder

    Out

White Sox vs. Royals Box Score

White Sox Player Stats
Projected
PITCHERPCIPKER
RV. Velasquez, P
87534
LB. Sousa, P
18100
RJ. Kelly, P
13100
RK. Graveman, P
10100
RL. Hendriks, P
24110
HITTERSH-ABRHRRBI
1T. Anderson, SS
2-3102
2Y. Moncada, 3B
1-5100
3L. Robert, CF
3-4114
4J. Abreu, DH
0-3000
5A. Pollock, LF
1-4100
6G. Sheets, 1B
0-5000
7A. Vaughn, RF
2-4100
7Y. Grandal, C
1-1000
8R. McGuire, C
1-3100
8A. Engel, PH
1-2001
8A. Engel, RF
1-2001
9J. Harrison, 2B
2-5100
Royals Player Stats
Projected
PITCHERPCIPKER
RC. Hernández, P
77333
RR. Bolaños, P
41321
LG. Speier, P
200.111
RD. Coleman, P
241.222
LA. Garrett, P
20130
HITTERSH-ABRHRRBI
1W. Merrifield, RF
0-5000
2A. Benintendi, LF
2-5000
3B. Witt Jr., SS
1-4200
4H. Dozier, 1B
3-4113
5M. Melendez, DH
1-4000
6E. Rivera, 3B
0-4000
7K. Isbel, CF
2-4100
8S. Rivero, C
0-3000
8R. O'Hearn, PH
0-1000
9N. Lopez, 2B
2-3001

Line Move Data

TimeCWS lineKC line
05/19/2022, 9:14 PM -1.5 +110+1.5 -131
05/19/2022, 6:05 PM -1.5 +110+1.5 -133
05/19/2022, 6:04 PM -1.5 +113+1.5 -136
05/19/2022, 6:03 PM -1.5 +113+1.5 -135
05/19/2022, 6:02 PM -1.5 +112+1.5 -135
05/19/2022, 5:08 PM -1.5 +112+1.5 -136
05/19/2022, 5:07 PM -1.5 +112+1.5 -135
05/19/2022, 4:46 PM -1.5 +113+1.5 -137
05/19/2022, 4:45 PM -1.5 +112+1.5 -136
05/19/2022, 4:44 PM -1.5 +113+1.5 -136

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SportsBook
CWS
KC
Open
-135+115
Consensus
-137
+118
Best Line

White Sox vs. Royals Team Totals

MatchupOverUnder
White Sox
37-39
o5.5-105
u5.5-125
Royals
28-48
o4.5-120
u4.5-110

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