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Chicago White Sox vs. Kansas City Royals

The Chicago White Sox and the Kansas City Royals will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at Ewing M. Kauffman Stadium.

Dylan Cease will be the starting pitcher for the White Sox on this day. Right hander Cease is 4-3 this season with a 3.76 ERA.

The Royals will counter Cease with Danny Duffy. Left hander Duffy has a 4.11 ERA to go along with a 2-2 record this season.

Oddsmakers opened the White Sox as -130-moneyline favorites versus the Royals, while the game's total opened at 9.5.

The Royals were a 5-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Indians. That made winners of bettors who got Cleveland at -155 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Chicago lost its last outing, a 8-1 result against the Twins on September 02. Bettors who backed the Twins at -163 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Team record: 22-15 SU
Chi White Sox is 10-3 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
Chi White Sox is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games on the road
Chi White Sox is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Kansas City

Kansas City:
Team record: 14-23 SU
Kansas City is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
Kansas City is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games at home
Kansas City is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Chicago at Kansas City Friday, September 4