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Kansas City Royals at Boston Red Sox Betting Odds and Pick

Kansas City Royals

vs

Boston Red Sox
Saturday, July 19, 2014 7:10 PM ET
Fenway Park

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

It's a pitching duel between Rubby De La Rosa for the Boston Red Sox (2-2 on the year) and Danny Duffy for Kansas City Royals (5-9 so far).

Kansas City Royals vs Boston Red Sox Opening Odds and Betting Line

Boston was a -125 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 8.5.

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Computer Prediction: Kansas City Royals vs Boston Red Sox Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.1-3.7 win for the Royals. A 4.1-3.7 result in favor of the Royals is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Kansas City Royals vs Boston Red Sox Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Boston Red Sox sport a record of 44-52 heading into this matchup, while the Kansas City Royals sit at 48-47 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Kansas City injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Boston Red Sox at No. 19 and the Kansas City Royals at No. 20 heading into this contest.

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How Kansas City Royals vs Boston Red Sox Stats Matchup

The game also pits Boston Red Sox No. 25-rated offense, averaging 3.88 runs per game, against a Kansas City Royals defense that ranks No. 11 at 4.04 in runs allowed per game. The Boston Red Sox have averaged 8.43 hits per game so far, less than Kansas City Royals batters have averaged on the year (9.17 hits per game).

Defensively, Kansas City features the No. 6-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.67 runs per game. Boston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 19 at home, scoring 3.84 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kansas City was a 5-4 loser in its last match on the road against the Red Sox. They lost as +116 underdogs, while the total score of 9 made winners of OVER bettors. The Royals endured a 5-4 loss at the hands of the Red Sox on Friday, with James Shields throwing 5 2/3 innings of 8-hit ball at Fenway Park.

Kansas City Royals vs Boston Red Sox Betting Odds Trends

Kansas City is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Kansas City is 13-6 SU in its last 19 games on the road
Kansas City is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Kansas City is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Boston
Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Boston's last 23 games at home

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