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Kansas City Royals vs Boston Red Sox Odds - Friday July 18 2014

Kansas City Royals

vs

Boston Red Sox
Friday, July 18, 2014 7:10 PM ET
Fenway Park
Matchup - Best Odds
KC at BOS
Royals   Red Sox
48-46
43-52
Best KC Line +116
Best BOS Line -120
Best Over 8 (o 0)
Best Under 8 (u -109)
Power Ranking
Kansas City 7
Boston 29
Betting Odds Preview
Kansas City Royals at Boston Red Sox
The Boston Red Sox battle the visiting Kansas City Royals on Friday in MLB betting odds action at Fenway Park.

The match puts starter James Shields for the Kansas City Royals on the hill facing Clay Buchholz for the Boston Red Sox. Shields brings a 9-5 mark to the game, while Buchholz is 4-5 to date on the season.

Odds - Moneyline / Spread
Moneyline Spread
Opening
+115
-125
+1.5   -1.5  
+116
-126
+1.5 -175 -1.5 +165
+112
-122
   
+110
-120
+1.5 -190 -1.5 +160
+115
-125
+1.5 -195 -1.5 +165
+115
-125
+1.5 -195 -1.5 +165
+110
-120
+1.5 -190 -1.5 +165
+115
-125
+1.5 -180 -1.5 +157
+116
-126
+1.5 -181 -1.5 +164
Total - Over / Under
Total Price
Opening
8
   
8
o -101 u -109
8
o -105 u -115
8
o -105 u -115
8
o -105 u -115
8
o -105 u -115
8
o -105 u -115
8
   
8
o -102 u -112
Consensus - Current Bets
Moneyline Over/Under
62%
38%
43%
57%
+115 -125 > 8 < 8
Smart Chart
  • KC
  • 4.07
  • 4.03
  • 3.75
  • 9.14
  • 2.39
  • 8.81
  • 2.77
  •  
  • offense
  • defense
  • Team ERA
  • Offensive Hits
  • Offensive Walks
  • Defensive Hits
  • Defensive Walks
  • BOS
  • 3.86
  • 4.26
  • 3.83
  • 8.41
  • 3.58
  • 9.00
  • 2.78
Team Record
Kansas City Royals
All Last 10 vs Div vs AL vs NL
record Home Away Fave Dog O/U vs LHP vs RHP
70-56 33-28 37-28 49-26 26-29 58-63-5 20-18 50-38
7-3 3-1 4-2 7-2 1-1 6-4 3-2 4-1
28-26 13-12 15-14 20-14 9-12 29-24-1 6-5 22-21
55-51 26-25 29-26 38-23 21-27 50-52-4 13-15 42-36
15-5 7-3 8-2 11-3 5-2 8-11-1 7-3 8-2
Team Record
Boston Red Sox
All Last 10 vs Div vs AL vs NL
record Home Away Fave Dog O/U vs LHP vs RHP
56-70 29-36 27-34 38-40 21-27 52-69-5 19-22 37-48
5-5 2-5 3-0 2-2 3-2 5-4-1 1-2 4-3
19-32 9-16 10-16 13-19 8-12 24-25-2 7-11 12-21
47-62 25-30 22-32 34-34 15-25 47-57-5 18-21 29-41
9-8 4-6 5-2 4-6 6-2 5-12 1-1 8-7
Recent Form
  • KC
  • 48-46
  • -100
  • 12-13
  • 36-33
  • 30-24
  • 18-22
  • 44-45-5
  • 0.04
  •  
  • record
  • money
  • vs LHP
  • vs RHP
  • fave record
  • dog record
  • O/U Record
  • differential
  • BOS
  • 43-52
  • -1518
  • 16-17
  • 27-35
  • 31-38
  • 12-14
  • 38-54-3
  • -0.4
Pitchers Last 3 Starts
Kansas City Royals
J Shields (9-5) ERA: 3.65 View Pitcher Log
Date OPP SU Score O/U IP Money
Jul 12, 2014 DET L 1-5 U 7 -100
Jul 7, 2014 TB W 6-0 U 7 118
Jul 1, 2014 MIN L 2-10 O 5 -100
Boston Red Sox
C Buchholz (4-5) ERA: 5.42 View Pitcher Log
Date OPP SU Score O/U IP Money
Jul 13, 2014 HOU W 11-0 O 9 76
Jul 7, 2014 CHW L 0-4 U 7 -100
Jul 1, 2014 CHC L 1-2 U 6.1 -100
Pitcher Recent Starts vs Opponent
Kansas City Royals
J Shields (9-5) ERA: 3.65
Date Score Winner IP Hits Runs Earned Runs Walks Strikeouts Decision
Aug 11, 2013 4-3 KC 7 7 3 2 3 5 Win
Apr 20, 2013 4-3 BOS 6 4 1 1 3 8 No Decision
Jul 15, 2012 7-3 BOS 5 11 6 6 3 5 Loss
Apr 16, 2012 1-0 TB 8.1 4 0 0 2 5 Win
Sep 16, 2011 4-3 BOS 7 7 4 4 3 4 Loss
Boston Red Sox
C Buchholz (4-5) ERA: 5.42
Date Score Winner IP Hits Runs Earned Runs Walks Strikeouts Decision
Apr 20, 2013 4-3 BOS 8 8 2 2 1 6 Win
May 29, 2010 1-0 BOS 7 4 0 0 4 4 Win
Apr 11, 2010 8-6 BOS 5 7 3 2 2 1 Win
Sep 24, 2009 10-3 BOS 6.2 5 0 0 0 8 Win
Aug 4, 2008 4-3 KC 6 7 4 4 3 4 Loss
Head to Head Detail
Search MLB Database Score Line Total O/U Pitcher
BOS KC
3 4
  -104
8  
Under  
J Lackey J Shields
BOS KC
5 3
  +125
8.5  
Under  
F Doubront J Guthrie
BOS KC
6 9
  -107
7.5  
Over  
J Peavy E Santana
BOS KC
1 5
  +101
7.5  
Under  
J Lester B Chen
KC BOS
5 4
  -155
8.5  
Over  
J Guthrie A Webster
KC BOS
4 2
  -155
8  
Under  
E Santana R Dempster
KC BOS
3 4
  -139
8  
Under  
J Shields C Buchholz
KC BOS
1 5
  -111
9.5  
Under  
L Hochevar D Matsuzaka
KC BOS
6 8
  -142
9.5  
Over  
W Smith F Doubront
KC BOS
10 9
  +100
9.5  
Over  
J Guthrie A Cook
Betting Odds Trends
Kansas City Royals
Betting Odds Trends
Boston Red Sox
Injuries
Kansas City Royals
  • Scott Downs P 15-Day DL
  • Luke Hochevar P 15-Day DL
  • Eric Hosmer 1B 15-Day DL
Injuries
Boston Red Sox
  • Allen Craig OF 15-Day DL
  • Will Middlebrooks 3B D2D (hamstring)
  • Mike Napoli 1B D2D (back)
  • Shane Victorino OF 15-Day DL
Last 5 Games
Kansas City Royals
Date OPP Score SU Line Total Starter IP Opp. Starter
Jul 13, 2014 DET 5-2 W +125 8.5 B Chen 5.1 J Verlander
Jul 12, 2014 DET 1-5 L -125 8 J Shields 7 R Porcello
Jul 11, 2014 DET 1-2 L +117 8.5 D Duffy 6 A Sanchez
Jul 10, 2014 DET 4-16 L -112 8 J Guthrie 4 D Smyly
Jul 9, 2014 TB 5-4 W +111 6.5 Y Ventura 5 A Cobb
Boston Red Sox
Date OPP Score SU Line Total Starter IP Opp. Starter
Jul 13, 2014 HOU 11-0 W -131 8 C Buchholz 9 B Peacock
Jul 12, 2014 HOU 2-3 L -127 8.5 J Peavy 7 B Oberholtzer
Jul 11, 2014 HOU 8-3 W -138 7.5 J Lackey 6 S Feldman
Jul 10, 2014 CHW 4-3 W -153 8 J Lester 7 J Quintana
Jul 9, 2014 CHW 5-4 W +107 7.5 R De La Rosa 5 C Sale
Stats Comparison
Kansas City Royals
Boston Red Sox
Runs Scored Runs Allowed Team ERA
4.07 3.86
4.03 4.26
3.75 3.83
Runs Scored Road vs. Home Runs Allowed Road vs. Home Starter ERA
4.51 3.82
3.64 4.24
3.65 5.42
Stats Comparison
Kansas City Royals
Boston Red Sox
Offensive Hits Hits Allowed Bullpen Innings Pitched Last 3
9.14 8.41
8.81 9.00
8.2 4
Offensive Walks Defensive Walks Wins Last 10 Games
2.39 3.58
2.77 2.78
7 5
Supergrid
STAT Rank STAT Rank
Away Team Overall Scoring vs Home Team Overall Defense 4.07 16 4.26 19
Away Team Away Scoring vs Home Team Home Defense 4.51 8 4.24 19
Home Team Overall Scoring vs Away Team Overall Defense 3.86 25 4.03 11
Home Team Home Scoring vs Away Team Road Defense 3.82 19 3.64 4