Chicago White Sox vs Kansas City Royals 4/28/22 MLB Picks, Predictions, Odds

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The Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox meet Thursday in MLB action at Guaranteed Rate Field. The Kansas City Royals need a win after losing five of their last six games. The Chicago White Sox need a win after losing eight of their last nine games.

The Kansas City Royals have scored 13 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in four of their last eight games. The Royals are 2-4 this season when scoring four or more runs. Andrew Benintendi leads the Royals with 22 hits and 8 RBI, while Hunter Dozier and Salvador Perez have combined for 27 hits and 14 RBI. Brad Keller gets the ball, and he is 0-2 with a 2.55 ERA and 14 strikeouts this season. Keller is 5-5 with a 3.48 ERA and 65 strikeouts in his career against the White Sox.

The Chicago White Sox have scored 11 runs in their last three games and three or fewer runs in six of their last eight games. The White Sox have lost seven straight games when scoring three or fewer runs. Tim Anderson leads the White Sox with 17 hits and 6 RBI, while Andrew Vaughn and Jose Abreu have combined for 26 hits and 18 RBI. Michael Kopech gets the ball, and he is 0-0 with a 0.64 ERA and 15 strikeouts this season. Kopech is 0-0 with a 4.97 ERA and 16 strikeouts in his career against the Royals.

The Royals are 1-5 in their last 6 road games and 1-4 in their last 5 overall. The White Sox are 74-36 in their last 110 home games and 0-4 in their last 4 Thursday games. The under is 8-2 in Royals last 10 overall. The under is 4-1 in White Sox last 5 home games. The Royals are 5-1 in the last 6 meetings.

The Chicago White Sox finally got a victory to stop the bleeding and that could lead to a turnaround. Michael Kopech has also been great in his last three starts, allowing six hits and one earned run through 14 innings while striking out 15. Kopech has gotten better in his first two seasons, and he looks like he can take a step forward in his third. The White Sox are a team to watch these next two weeks or so. Give me the White Sox and the RL for max betting value.

Author: Lucy Green