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Kansas City Royals at Boston Red Sox Betting Lines and Pick

Kansas City Royals

vs

Boston Red Sox
Sunday, July 20, 2014 1:35 PM ET
Fenway Park

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

Jon Lester gets the call for the Boston Red Sox and he will try to build on a 9-7 mark. In the other dugout, Yordano Ventura brings a 7-7 ledger to the game for the Kansas City Royals as he tries to quiet the Red Sox bats.

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

The Boston Red Sox were listed as -147 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 8 earlier at TopBet.

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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

45-52 Boston battles the Royals, currently with a 48-48 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Kansas City injuries news.

This game puts the Boston Red Sox, most recently No. 19 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Kansas City Royals, who rate a No. 20 in the latest survey.

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How Kansas City Royals vs Boston Red Sox Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Boston Red Sox No. 25 ranked offense (3.86 runs per game) against a Kansas City Royals defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 11 at 4.02 runs allowed per game. The Boston Red Sox have been averaging 8.4 hits per game, less than the Kansas City Royals have managed so far this season (9.12 hits on average).

Kansas City brings the No. 11-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Red Sox's No. 16-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kansas City was a 2-1 loser in its last match on the road against the Red Sox. They lost as +115 underdogs, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors. The Royals were saddled with a loss last time out in Danny Duffy's start, as they lost 2-1 against Boston on Saturday at Fenway Park.

Kansas City Royals vs Boston Red Sox Betting Odds Trends

Kansas City is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games
Kansas City is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Kansas City's last 10 games when playing Boston
Boston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 17 of Boston's last 24 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston's last 10 games when playing Kansas City

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Chicago, Monday, July 21st
Boston at Toronto, Monday, July 21st

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