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Kansas City Royals vs Boston Red Sox Betting Pick and Odds Preview

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Kansas City Royals dueling the Boston Red Sox on Sunday at Fenway Park.

The Boston Red Sox will turn to Drew Pomeranz and his 10-4 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Kansas City Royals send Jason Hammel (4-8) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Kansas City Royals before the first pitch in this match found them as 145 moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 8.5 earlier at TopBet.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.2-3.8 win for the Royals on Sunday. 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Boston Red Sox sport a record of 57-48 heading into this matchup, while the Kansas City Royals sit at 54-48 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Kansas City injuries news.

The Boston Red Sox vs Kansas City Royals odds would favor the Royals if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Boston is rated No. 15 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Kansas City is at No. 6.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Boston Red Sox No. 14-ranked scoring average of 4.67 runs per game, against a Kansas City Royals offense rated No. 22 and scoring 4.4 runs per game. The Red Sox have averaged 8.98 hits per game to date this season, more than the Royals hitters have managed (8.75 per nine innings).

Defensively, Kansas City features the No. 13-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.51 runs per game. Boston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 18 at home, scoring 4.53 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Royals got to extra innings, but lost when they got there against Boston on Saturday; it was a 9-8 final at Fenway Park in MLB wagering action.

Betting Trends
  • Kansas City is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 7 games
  • Kansas City is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Boston is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Boston is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston's last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Baltimore, Monday, July 31st
Boston home to Cleveland, Monday, July 31st