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|Boston Red Sox vs. Kansas City Royals|
The Boston Red Sox and the Kansas City Royals will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at Kauffman Stadium.
Jake Peavy will be the starting pitcher for the Red Sox on this day. Righthander Peavy is 9-4 this season with a 4.14 ERA.
Peavy's opponent in this one will be Ervin Santana. The Royals righthander has a 2.97 ERA to go along with a 8-6 record this season.Last time out for Boston, they were a 5-1 loser as they battled the Royals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Royals at +101 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Current streak:
Kansas City has won 2 straight games.
Boston: 70-47 SU
Kansas City: 59-53 SU
Boston most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Kansas City are 6-4
After playing Kansas City are 3-7
After a loss are 8-2
Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Boston are 6-4
After a win are 8-2
A few trends to consider:
Kansas City home to Boston, Saturday, August 10