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Chicago White Sox vs. Kansas City Royals

If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Saturday when the Chicago White Sox and the Kansas City Royals meet at Ewing M. Kauffman Stadium.

The White Sox will give the ball to starter Gio Gonzalez in this one. Left hander Gonzalez is 0-0 this season with a 14.73 ERA.

It'll be Ronald Bolanos toeing the rubber for the Royals in this contest. Right hander Bolanos is 0-1 with a 0.00 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers opened the White Sox as -135-moneyline favorites versus the Royals, while the game's total opened at 10.

Kansas City was a 3-2 loser in its last match on the road against the White Sox. They lost as +151 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Last time out for Chicago, they were a 3-2 winner as they battled the Royals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the White Sox at -161 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Team record: 3-3 SU
Chi White Sox is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
Chi White Sox is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games on the road

Kansas City:
Team record: 3-5 SU
Kansas City is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
Kansas City is 7-16 SU in its last 23 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Kansas City's last 11 games

Next up:
Chicago at Kansas City Sunday, August 2