White Sox vs. Royals MLB Odds, Picks & Predictions: Wrong Team Favored on Monday Night
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White Sox vs. Royals Odds
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The Chicago White Sox currently enjoy a nine-game lead over the Cleveland Indians in the AL Central.
Their opponent on Monday night, the Kansas City Royals, have struggled mightily this season and sit a whopping 16 games behind the division-leading South Siders.
So, it’s no surprise to see the White Sox favored against the Royals tonight, however, our MLB PRO Projections suggest that Chicago should actually be plus-money against Kansas City.
Let’s take a deeper look at White Sox vs. Royals.
White Sox vs. Royals Pick
Eighty-one percent of bettors are unsurprisingly on Chicago, but according to Action Labs’ Bet Signals, sharps are all over the underdog Royals.
Two separate waves of professional betting action have crashed on Kansas City, showing exactly where the market’s most respected bettors stand in this matchup.
Despite attracting just 19% of the overall bets, the Royals have also landed 36% of the money, a clear indicator that the home underdogs are the preferred target for big bettors.
Our MLB PRO Projections suggest that the Royals should actually be -114 favorites instead of +108 underdogs, which translates to a B-minus graded 4.5% betting edge.
Simply put, our MLB betting model indicates that the wrong team is favored in this matchup.
With public bettors loading up on the White Sox, the Royals, in turn, match The Action Network’s Betting Against the Public PRO Betting System.
Team fitting this system’s criteria have produced a stellar profit of 146.38 units since the start of the 2005 season.
One of our top betting experts has taken note of the value indicators above and has locked in the Royals at plus-money as well.
PRO Report Pick: Royals +108