It's an AL Central matchup tonight at Kauffman Stadium as the Kansas City Royals host the Chicago White Sox. First pitch is set for 7:40 PM ET. The Royals are currently favored in this one, with a money line of -167 compared to the White Sox at +140.

On the mound for the White Sox is Michael Soroka, while the Royals are countering with Seth Lugo. The over/under line for this game is currently set at 8 runs.


The Pick: Kansas City Royals Moneyline -167

This game will be played at Kauffman Stadium at 7:40 ET on Thursday, April 4th.


  • We have the Royals winning by a score of 5 to 4
  • However, if you're looking for a run line pick, we like the White Sox to cover
  • As for an over/under pick, we have this game finishing with 9 runs and like the over

White Sox Records & Stats

After a 3-2 win over the Braves, the White Sox are back at home. They were +157 underdogs in the last game.

Garrett Crochet got the win, going seven innings and giving up just one run. Michael Kopech got the save. The White Sox scored twice in the last three innings, with Paul DeJong hitting a home run.

Michael Soroka and the White Sox are on the road against the Royals today. In his first start of the season, Soroka went 5 innings, allowing 4 runs, and took on the Tigers. He struck out 7 and gave up 3 hits.

When it comes to the White Sox, our model is projecting Luis Robert Jr. to have a big game at the plate. He has the highest home run projection on the team and the highest in the league for today. Andrew Benintendi is our top projected hitter in terms of total hits, while Yoán Moncada is 2nd in terms of home run projections. Martín Maldonado has the 2nd best odds to hit a home run for the White Sox.

Royals Records & Stats

The Orioles defeated the Royals 4-3 in the series finale. The Orioles were favored at -171, and the Royals were +143. The Orioles scored two runs in the bottom of the 8th to take the lead and held on in the 9th.

Corbin Burnes got the start for the Orioles and went 5 2/3 innings, giving up two earned runs. Cole Ragans got the start for the Royals and went 6 1/3 innings, giving up just one hit and no earned runs. Maikel Garcia hit a home run for the Royals, and Salvador Perez had a big day at the plate, going 3/4 with two RBIs.

Seth Lugo will be making his second start of the season for the Royals, and he will be at home against the White Sox. In his first start of the year, Lugo went 6 innings, giving up 2 hits and 1 walk, and he struck out 4 batters.

If you're looking for some Royals hitters to have a big game, our projections are high on Bobby Witt Jr. He has the best chance to hit a home run for the Royals and is 3rd in the league in terms of home run projections today. His total hits projection is 3rd best in the league as well. Nelson Velázquez is also a player to watch, as his home run projection is 3rd in the league today. Maikel Garcia is 2nd on the team in terms of total hits projections.