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Baseball Matchup - Boston Red Sox Kansas City Royals Odds Preview

Kansas City RoyalsBoston Red Sox
July 26, 7:10 PM | GrassFenway Park

Kansas City Royals vs Boston Red Sox Odds

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Baseball bettors look for value at Fenway Park on Tuesday as host Boston battles the Kansas City Royals in baseball odds action.

The Red Sox will turn to Andrew Miller and his 4-1 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Royals send Danny Duffy (2-4) to the hill.

View Kansas City vs Boston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Royals were listed as +-200 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 10.5 before betting started earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
The Red Sox - Royals odds would favor the Red Sox if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Boston is rated No. 2 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Kansas City is at No. 10 in the American League.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Royals rank No. 3 in the American League at 9.2 hits per game. That compares with Boston’s No. 1 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Boston has the American League's No. 7-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Royals own the American League's No. 13 mark in runs allowed.

Last time out for Kansas City, they were a 3-1 winner as they battled the Red Sox on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Royals at +258 were rewarded, while the 4 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Kansas City needed extra innings to get the job done against the Red Sox on Monday as the Royals defeated them 3-1 at Fenway Park.

Kansas City Royals Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Boston are 2-8
After a win are 4-6

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Kansas City are 5-5
After playing Kansas City are 7-3
After a loss are 6-4

A few Royals at Red Sox trends to consider:
Kansas City is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Kansas City's last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games when playing on the road against Boston
Boston is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
Boston is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games
The total has gone OVER in 16 of Boston's last 23 games at home
Boston is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against Kansas City

Next up:
Kansas City at Boston, Wednesday, July 27