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Boston Red Sox visit Kansas City Royals in MLB Betting Odds Clash

The Kansas City Royals will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Boston Red Sox invade Kauffman Stadium on Sunday.

Wade Miley, with a record of 6-6 on the season, gets the ball for the Boston Red Sox, while the Kansas City Royals trot Chris Young to the mound in this one. He is 6-2 so far in 2015.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Boston Red Sox listed as underdogs of 121 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.6-3.2 result in favor of the Royals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Boston Red Sox vs Kansas City Royals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Kansas City Royals sport a record of 39-26 heading into this matchup, while the Boston Red Sox sit at 30-40 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Boston injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Kansas City Royals at No. 18 and the Boston Red Sox at No. 23 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Kansas City Royals No. 5 ranked offense (4.45 runs per game) against a Boston Red Sox defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 27 at 4.74 runs allowed per game. The Kansas City Royals have been averaging 9.37 hits per game, more than the Boston Red Sox have managed so far this season (8.69 hits on average).

Kansas City owns the No. 4 defense, allowing 4.45 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Boston's No. 27-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Boston looks to rebound from a loss to the Royals, who beat them 7-4 on Saturday behind a start from Edinson Volquez at Kauffman Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games
  • Boston is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • Boston is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Kansas City
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games when playing Kansas City
  • Kansas City is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games
  • Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Kansas City is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games when playing Boston

Next Betting Matchups

Boston home to Baltimore, Tuesday, June 23rd
Kansas City at Seattle, Monday, June 22nd