Written and authored by Major League Baseball Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for Baseball news and notes. The teams will play on Thursday April 23rd, 2015. At 8:10 PM EST.
The (11-3) Kansas City Royals of the American League Central Division will travel to the South Side of the “WINDY CITY” for a four-game set. Kansas City will play the (6-8) Chicago White Sox also of the American League Central in 2015 MLB action. The teams will play at U.S Cellular Field overlooking the Dan Ryan Expressway in Chicago, Illinois. The Best Sports Handicapper believes the Kansas City Royals will be in the thick of the Division race all the way through September. The “CHISOX” got off to a slow start but are back to playing productive baseball. The opening betting line has White Sox as a -145 home favorite; the betting total is seven runs for Thursday’s game.
The 2015 Kansas City Royals have won four of their last five baseball games. The Royals are looking to get the sweep over Minnesota in the series finale on Wednesday April 22nd. Center Fielder Lorenzo Cain has a team-high .380 batting average and a .467 on-base percentage. Catcher Salvador Perez is the leader in Home Runs and RBI’S. Designated Hitter Kendrys Morales is earning his check with a team leading twenty base hits. Kansas City will conclude the seven-game road trip on Wednesday April 29th in Cleveland. Second Baseman Omar Infante is out of the lineup and list as day to day with a groin injury. Right Fielder Alex Rios will be out until late May with a fracture in his left hand. KansasCity is 19-6 their last twenty-seven baseball games as an underdog. The Royals are also 15-6 their last twenty-one MLB games away from home. Right Hander Yordano Ventura (2-1) with a 4.80 ERA this season will be on the pitcher’s mound for the first of the four-game Baseball Picks series in the “WINDY CITY”. Ventura went a little over three innings, giving up four hits and five runs in an April 18th home loss to Oakland. Kansas City is 7-3 their last ten baseball games on Thursday’s. The Royals are 21-7 their last twenty-eight at U.S. Cellular Field. Sportsbooks in Las Vegas and offshore has the Kansas City Royals at 15/1 to win the 2015 MLB World Series.
The 2015 Chicago White Sox have won two of three. The White Sox shut out the Cleveland Indians 6-0on Wednesday April 22nd. Left Fielder Melky Cabrera is the team leader with a .293 batting average and has seventeen base hits. Former Washington First Baseman Adam LaRoche has a .339 on-base percentage, which leads the White Sox. Slugger Jose Abreu leads the way with five home runs and twelve RBI’S. The White Sox start a road trip on Monday April 27th at Baltimore. The betting odds under the total are 9-3 the White Sox last twelve on Thursday’s. The betting odds under the total are also 6-2 Chicago last eight baseball games overall. The Chicago White Sox will send their ace, Left Hander Chris Sale (2-0) with a 2.25 ERA to the hill for game one. The Florida Gulf Coast product beat Detroit 12-3 his last outing on April 18th. The betting odds under the total are 10-3 Sale last thirteen starts against Kansas City. The White Sox have dropped the last four to Kansas City dating back to last season. The Chicago White Sox are 17/1 to win the 2015 American League Title.