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Boston Red Sox take on the Kansas City Royals with Odds and Betting Pick

The Kansas City Royals get a visit from the Boston Red Sox in MLB baseball betting action on Saturday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

For the Kansas City Royals, Edinson Volquez gets the ball, charged with keeping the Boston Red Sox hitters off the base paths. He'll face Rick Porcello, 4-7 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the Kansas City Royals in this matchup found them as -144 favorites on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 8 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Royals to win this game 4.5-3.2. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Boston Red Sox vs Kansas City Royals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Kansas City Royals bring a 38-26 record to the battle against the 30-39 Red Sox. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Boston injuries news.

The Kansas City Royals vs Boston Red Sox odds would favor the Royals if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Kansas City is rated No. 18 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Boston is at No. 23.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Boston Red Sox rank No. 14 at 8.67 hits per game. That compares with the Kansas City Royals No. 1 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Boston features the No. 24-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.66 runs per game. Kansas City, meanwhile, comes in at No. 13 at home, scoring 4.33 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Boston rolled to a 7-3 win against Kansas City on Friday, as Eduardo Rodriguez and the Red Sox' bats led the team to victory at Kauffman Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
  • Boston is 3-11 SU in its last 14 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Boston's last 18 games on the road
  • Boston is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Kansas City
  • Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Kansas City's last 16 games at home
  • Kansas City is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing Boston

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Kansas City, Sunday, June 21st

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