Saturday's contest between the Chicago White Sox (17-29) and Kansas City Royals (14-32) squaring off at Guaranteed Rate Field has a projected final score of 5-4 (based on our computer prediction) in favor of the White Sox, so expect a tight matchup. The game will start at 2:10 PM ET on May 20.

The White Sox will give the ball to Lucas Giolito (2-3, 3.86 ERA), who is eyeing win No. 3 on the season, and the Royals will turn to Jordan Lyles (0-7, 6.97 ERA).

Royals vs. White Sox Game Info & Odds

  • When: Saturday, May 20, 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 prediction for this game is White Sox 5, Royals 4.

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.
  • In its previous 10 games with a total, Kansas City and its opponents have combined to exceed the over/under on three occasions.
  • The Royals have covered the runline in the one of their previous 10 games that had a set spread.
  • The Royals have been victorious in 13, or 31%, of the 42 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season.
  • This season, Kansas City has been victorious three times in 14 chances when named as an underdog of at least +165 or worse on the moneyline.
  • Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Royals have a 37.7% chance of pulling out a win.
  • Kansas City scores the 24th-most runs in baseball (182 total, four per game).
  • The Royals have the 29th-ranked ERA (5.19) in the majors this season.

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Royals Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
May 14 @ Brewers L 9-6 Jordan Lyles vs Colin Rea
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 - Jordan Lyles vs Lucas Giolito
May 21 @ White Sox - Brad Keller 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