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Starting Pitchers

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Kris Bubic logoK. BubicKansas City Royals logo5.112-7
Nick Pivetta logoN. PivettaBoston Red Sox logo4.518-9

Red Sox vs. Royals Odds

Spread, Total, Moneyline

MatchupOpenSpreadTotalMoneyline
Red Sox
57-59
-1.5
-1.5+114
o9-109
-148
Royals
48-69
u8.5
+1.5-136
u9-109
+125
location pinFriday 12:10 a.m.
August 05, 2022
Kauffman StadiumKansas City

Red Sox vs. Royals Notes

Keys to the Game

The Red Sox are just 2-40 (.048) when trailing entering the 7th inning this season -- 3rd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .114.
The Royals are just 2-29 (.065) when their opponents score in the first inning this season -- lowest in MLB; League Avg: .337.

Matchup Contrasts

Nicky Lopez has a miss rate of only 12% on elevated fastballs this season -- ninth best in MLB-- 93rd Percentile. Nick Pivetta has located his fastball up 58% of the time this season -- fourth highest among qualified SPs-- 94th Percentile.

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Red Sox vs. Royals Expert Picks

BOS
KC
BOS ML
1
KC ML
1
Over
1
Under
1

Popular Props

Ks

2 props
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Hits

19 props
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RBI

19 props
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HR

18 props
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Singles

19 props
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Doubles

19 props
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Pitching Outs

2 props
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Last 5 Matchups

dateopponentscorespreadover/undermoneyline
Aug 3rd@CWSL 1-4+1.5 LU 8.5CWS +119
Aug 3rd@CWSL 2-9+1.5 LO 8.5CWS +148
Aug 2nd@CWSW 2-1+1.5 WU 9.5KC +145
Jul 31st@NYYW 8-6+1.5 WO 8.5KC +235
Jul 30th@NYYL 2-8+1.5 LO 9NYY +250

Red Sox vs. Royals Public Betting

83%

Bets%

17%

Money%

Matchup History

Against the Spread (ATS) History

overallhomeawayfavoriteunderdog
Royals
55-6229-3426-2810-1344-49
Red Sox
60-55-128-30-132-2525-31-134-24

Over/Under History

overallhome o/uaway o/ufavorite o/uunderdog o/u
Royals
57-57-330-32-127-25-28-14-148-43-2
Red Sox
51-59-627-30-224-29-427-27-323-32-3

Straight-Up (ML) History

overallhomeawayfavoriteunderdog
Royals
48-6929-3419-3512-1135-58
Red Sox
57-5929-3028-2932-2524-34

Red Sox vs. Royals Injury Updates

Red Sox Injuries

  • Rob Refsnyder

    OF

    Rob Refsnyder (knee) placed on 10-day IL

    Out

  • Matt Strahm

    P

    Strahm is out with wrist

    Out

  • Chris Sale

    P

    Sale is out with finger

    Out

  • James Paxton

    P

    Paxton is out with elbow

    Out

  • Trevor Story

    IF

    Trevor Story (hand) placed on 10-day IL

    Out

  • Tyler Danish

    P

    Danish is out with arm

    Out

  • Josh Taylor

    P

    Taylor is out with back

    Out

  • Tanner Houck

    P

    Houck is out with back

    Out

  • Brayan Bello

    P

    Red Sox Place RHP Brayan Bello (Left Groin Strain) on 15 Day IL.

    Out

Royals Injuries

  • Adalberto Mondesi

    IF

    Mondesi is out with knee

    Out

  • Jake Brentz

    P

    Brentz is out with elbow

    Out

  • Hunter Dozier

    IF

    Hunter Dozier placed on paternity list.

    Out

  • Taylor Clarke

    P

    Clarke is out with oblique

    Out

  • Edward Olivares

    OF

    Edward Olivares (quad) placed on 10-day IL

    Out

  • Tyler Zuber

    P

    Zuber is out with shoulder

    Out

  • Angel Zerpa

    P

    Zerpa is out with knee

    Out

Red Sox vs. Royals Box Score

Red Sox Player Stats
Projected
PITCHERPCIPKER
RN. Pivetta, P
86553
RM. Barnes, P
9100
LD. Hernandez, P
43214
HITTERSH-ABRHRRBI
1J. Davis, RF
0-2100
1A. Verdugo, PH
0-1000
1A. Verdugo, RF
0-1000
2T. Pham, LF
1-4100
3R. Devers, 3B
1-3002
4X. Bogaerts, SS
0-4000
5J. Martinez, DH
0-4000
6E. Hosmer, 1B
0-3000
7C. Arroyo, 2B
2-4100
8K. Plawecki, C
2-4001
9J. Duran, CF
0-2000
Royals Player Stats
Projected
PITCHERPCIPKER
LK. Bubic, P
89662
RT. Clarke, P
23121
RD. Coleman, P
15110
RS. Barlow, P
20100
HITTERSH-ABRHRRBI
1M. Melendez, LF
2-4211
2B. Witt Jr., 3B
2-4201
3S. Perez, C
2-4114
4V. Pasquantino, DH
1-2001
4K. Isbel, PR
0-0000
4K. Isbel, DH
0-0000
5H. Dozier, 1B
0-4000
6M. Massey, 2B
1-4000
7M. Taylor, CF
1-4000
8N. Eaton, RF
1-4000
9N. Lopez, SS
1-2200

Line Move Data

TimeBOS lineKC line
08/05/2022, 12:12 AM -1.5 +114+1.5 -136
08/05/2022, 12:07 AM -1.5 +114+1.5 -135
08/04/2022, 11:54 PM -1.5 +114+1.5 -132
08/04/2022, 11:49 PM -1.5 +112+1.5 -132
08/04/2022, 10:44 PM -1.5 +110+1.5 -129
08/04/2022, 10:27 PM -1.5 +112+1.5 -129
08/04/2022, 10:26 PM -1.5 +114+1.5 -129
08/04/2022, 10:14 PM -1.5 +115+1.5 -129
08/04/2022, 9:32 PM -1.5 +115+1.5 -135
08/04/2022, 9:13 PM -1.5 +115+1.5 -136

Compare Odds

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SportsBook
BOS
KC
Open
-130+110
Consensus
-148
+125
Best Line

Red Sox vs. Royals Team Totals

MatchupOverUnder
Red Sox
57-59
o4.5-110
u4.5-120
Royals
48-69
o4-115
u4-115

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