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Chicago White Sox at Kansas City Royals Betting Prediction – Apr 4, 2024

It’s the Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals on Thursday in Major League Baseball action. The Chicago White Sox come into the game with a 1-4 record on the season. The White Sox were rained out on Wednesday in what was supposed to be the final game of their series against the Braves

The Kansas City Royals are 2-4 on the season. Kansas City blew a late lead and fell to the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday. They lost 2 of 3 to the Twins to start the season.

The Kansas City Royals are -170 over the Chicago White Sox in this game.

Weak Hitting White Sox

Through the first five games of the season, the Chicago White Sox offense has been one of the worst in all of Major League Baseball. The White Sox are batting .181 as a team. In the win on Tuesday, Garrett Crochet pitched seven strong innings, and the offense got a big home run from Paul DeJong.

DeJong leads the team, along with Luis Robert Jr with two home runs on the season. Yoan Moncada is hitting .263 to start the season. Chicago also did not have a very good spring, losing their final three games.

The Chicago White Sox will send Michael Soroka to the hill in this game. Soroka is a 26 year old from Canada. He started on March 30th, and lasted five innings, and allowed 7 hits and 4 runs in the no-decision against Detroit.

The White Sox are starting a seven game road trip. After these four over the weekend, Chicago will head to Cleveland to battle the Guardians. After taking next Thursday off, the White Sox will host the Reds.

Witt, Perez and Garcia Anchoring the Offense

Despite losing the game, Bobby Witt Jr. had two hits, and Salvadaor Perez had three more for Kansas City. Those two are having a great start to the season. The Royals have seen Witt hit .400 in the early going, and Perez drive in a team high 8 runs.

The Royals are also getting three home runs from their third baseman Maikel Garcia. The Royals as a team are hitting .231 on the season. Alec Marsh pitched a great game on Tuesday to beat the Orioles.

Seth Lugo is slated to get the start for the Kansas City Royals. The 34 year old was strong in his first start of the season. On March 30th, he went six innings, and allowed just 2 hits against the Twins. He did not get a decision in the start.

After this four game series, the Royals will remain at home and host the Houston Astros for three games, before heading to New York to battle the Mets.

Royals Top White Sox

The Kansas City Royals are ready to get back home. After six games on the road, the Royals get their home opener. The Royals will send Lugo, who was good in his first start against a White Sox team that has struggled big time to start the season. Look for the Royals to score some runs early, and get good pitching in this game. Our final bet for this game is the Kansas City Royals -170 over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday.

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