Royals vs White Sox Prediction - MLB Picks 5/21/23

Chicago White Sox (18-29) vs Kansas City Royals (14-33)

Game Info: Sunday, May 21, 2023 at 2:10 pm (Guaranteed Rate Field)

Lance Lynn (2-5) (6.66) vs Carlos Hernandez (0-1) (4.09)

Betting Odds: Chicago White Sox -180 / Kansas City Royals +155 --- Over/Under: 9.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Kansas City Royals will play the Chicago White Sox in Game 3 of their series on Sunday afternoon at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, Illinois. 

Royals Preview

The Kansas City Royals are 14-33 this season and they have lost six of their last eight games. Prior to losing the first two games in this series, Kansas City won two out of three games against San Diego. The Kansas City pitching staff has a 5.19 ERA, a 1.43 WHIP, and a .260 opponent batting average this year. The Royals offense has scored 183 runs with a .230 batting average and a .293 on base percentage. Salvador Perez is batting .288 with 10 home runs and 26 RBI’s for the Royals. The projected starting pitcher for Kansas City is Carlos Hernandez, who is 0-1 with a 4.09 ERA and a 1.27 WHIP over 22.0 innings pitched this season.

White Sox Preview

The Chicago White Sox are 18-29 this season and they have won four of their last five games. Chicago has won the first two games in this series by scores of 2-0 and 5-1. The Chicago pitching staff has a 5.06 ERA, a 1.43 WHIP, and a .255 opponent batting average. The White Sox offense has scored 198 runs with a .242 batting average and a .302 on base percentage this season. Luis Robert is batting .267 with 12 home runs and 28 RBI’s for the White Sox. The projected starting pitcher for Chicago is Lance Lynn, who is 2-5 with a 6.66 ERA and a 1.52 WHIP over 51.1 innings pitched this year.

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Kansas City is 5-11 in their last 16 game three’s of a series and 17-45 in their last 62 road games. The under is 4-1 in Kansas City’s last 5 games. Chicago is 4-1 in their last 5 games and 7-20 in their last 27 game three’s of a series. The under is 7-2 in Chicago’s last 9 games. The under is 15-5-1 in these two teams last 21 head to head meetings in Chicago. 


Kansas City comes into this game with one of the worst records in the MLB, while Chicago has played better over the last week. Chicago is looking for the series sweep in this game and they will be starting Lance Lynn, who has allowed at least four earned runs in four of his last five starts. Kansas City is starting Carlos Hernandez, who will only pitch an inning or two before giving way to the bullpen. Both of these pitching staffs have had a lot of issues this year, but Chicago is the slightly better team here. Take the White Sox to get the win. 

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