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Kansas City Royals Home to the Boston Red Sox in MLB Betting Odds Action

MLB wagering interest swings to the Boston Red Sox vs Kansas City Royals battle on Wednesday at Kauffman Stadium as the Royals try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

The Kansas City Royals will turn to Ian Kennedy and his 1-6 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Boston Red Sox send Drew Pomeranz (6-4) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the Kansas City Royals as 120 underdogs on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 9 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Royals to win this game 4.2-4.0. 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

34-36 Kansas City battles the Red Sox, currently with a 40-31 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Boston injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 15-ranked Kansas City Royals and the No. 12-rated Boston Red Sox in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Kansas City Royals No. 27-rated offense, averaging 3.94 runs per game, against a Boston Red Sox defense that ranks No. 6 at 4.23 in runs allowed per game. The Kansas City Royals have averaged 8.26 hits per game so far, less than Boston Red Sox batters have averaged on the year (9.1 hits per game).

Defensively, Boston features the No. 10-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.31 runs per game. Kansas City, meanwhile, comes in at No. 27 at home, scoring 3.8 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

C Sale fanned 10 Kansas City batters in the team's last outing, leading the Red Sox to a 8-3 victory over the Royals at Royals Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games on the road
  • Boston is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing Kansas City
  • Kansas City is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Kansas City is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of Kansas City's last 15 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Boston home to Los Angeles, Friday, June 23rd
Kansas City home to Toronto, Friday, June 23rd

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