Sunday's contest features the Chicago White Sox (18-29) and the Kansas City Royals (14-33) facing off at Guaranteed Rate Field in what is expected to be a competitive matchup, with a projected 7-5 victory for the White Sox according to our computer prediction. First pitch is at 2:10 PM ET on May 21.

This contest's pitching matchup is set, as the White Sox will send Lance Lynn (2-5) to the mound, while Carlos Hernandez (0-1) will take the ball for the Royals.

Royals vs. White Sox Game Info & Odds

  • When: Sunday, May 21, 2023 at 2:10 PM ET
  • Where: Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, Illinois
  • How to Watch on TV: NBCS-CHI
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Royals vs. White Sox Score Prediction

Our pick for this matchup is White Sox 7, Royals 6.

Total Prediction for Royals vs. White Sox

  • Total Prediction: Over 9 runs

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Royals Performance Insights

  • In nine games as the underdog over the last 10 matchups, the Royals have a record of 3-6.
  • When it comes to the over/under, Kansas City and its opponents are 3-7-0 in its previous 10 games.
  • The Royals have covered the spread in all of their previous 10 matchups (one of those matchups had a spread.
  • The Royals have been chosen as underdogs in 43 games this year and have walked away with the win 13 times (30.2%) in those games.
  • Kansas City has a win-loss record of 4-15 when favored by +145 or worse by bookmakers this year.
  • Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Royals have a 40.8% chance of pulling out a win.
  • Kansas City scores the 25th-most runs in baseball (183 total, 3.9 per game).
  • Royals pitchers have a combined ERA of 5.18 ERA this year, which ranks 29th in MLB.

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Royals Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
May 15 @ Padres L 4-0 Brad Keller vs Michael Wacha
May 16 @ Padres W 5-4 Brady Singer vs Seth Lugo
May 17 @ Padres W 4-3 Carlos Hernandez vs Yu Darvish
May 19 @ White Sox L 2-0 Zack Greinke vs Michael Kopech
May 20 @ White Sox L 5-1 Jordan Lyles vs Lucas Giolito
May 21 @ White Sox - Carlos Hernandez vs Lance Lynn
May 22 Tigers - Brady Singer vs Michael Lorenzen
May 23 Tigers - TBA vs Eduardo Rodríguez
May 24 Tigers - Zack Greinke vs Matthew Boyd
May 26 Nationals - Jordan Lyles vs Patrick Corbin
May 27 Nationals - TBA vs Josiah Gray