MLB Matchups  >>  Chi White Sox White Sox vs. Kansas City Royals Preview 04/06/2014

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

Chris Sale will be the starting pitcher for the White Sox on this day. Lefthander Sale is 1-0 this season with a 3.68 ERA.

Starting this game for the Royals will be James Shields. The righthander has a 4.27 ERA to go along with a 0-0 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Royals listed as 127-moneyline favorites versus the White Sox, while the game's total is sitting at 7½.
Last time out for Chicago, they were a 4-3 loser as they battled the Royals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Royals at -145 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

CURRENT STREAK:
Chicago has lost 3 straight games.
Kansas City has won 2 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
Chicago: 2-3 SU
Kansas City: 2-2 SU
CHICAGO MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Colorado are 4-5
After playing Kansas City are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

KANSAS CITY MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing Tampa Bay are 7-3
After playing Chi White Sox are 6-4
After a win are 4-6


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 19 of Chi White Sox's last 25 games when playing Kansas City
Kansas City is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Kansas City is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox

NEXT UP:
Chi White Sox at Colorado, Monday, April 7
Kansas City home to Tampa Bay, Monday, April 7