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Starting Pitchers

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Kris Bubic logoK. BubicKansas City Royals logo5.583-13
Nick Pivetta logoN. PivettaBoston Red Sox logo4.5610-12

Red Sox vs. Royals Odds

Spread, Total, Moneyline

MatchupOpenSpreadTotalMoneyline
Red Sox
0-0
-1.5
-1.5+114
o9-109
-148
Royals
0-0
u8.5
+1.5-136
u9-109
+125
location pinFriday 12:10 a.m.
August 05, 2022
Kauffman StadiumKansas City

Red Sox vs. Royals Game Analysis

Red Sox vs. Royals Notes

Keys to the Game

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

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

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
79-8342-3937-4412-1566-68
Red Sox
84-77-143-37-141-4037-40-146-35

Over/Under History

overallhome o/uaway o/ufavorite o/uunderdog o/u
Royals
81-76-540-39-241-37-310-16-170-60-4
Red Sox
76-78-839-40-237-38-638-35-536-42-3

Straight-Up (ML) History

overallhomeawayfavoriteunderdog
Royals
N/A39-4226-54-114-1350-83-1
Red Sox
N/A43-3835-4647-3130-51

Red Sox vs. Royals Injury Updates

Red Sox Injuries

  • Rob Refsnyder

    OF

    Rob Refsnyder (back) placed on 10-day IL.

    Out

  • Chris Sale

    P

    Sale is out with finger

    Out

  • James Paxton

    P

    Paxton is out with elbow

    Out

  • Trevor Story

    IF

    Trevor Story (heel) placed on 10-day IL

    Out

  • Franchy Cordero

    IF

    Cordero is out with ankle

    Out

  • Josh Taylor

    P

    Taylor is out with back

    Out

  • Tanner Houck

    P

    Houck is out with back

    Out

  • Garrett Whitlock

    P

    Whitlock is out with back

    Out

  • Kutter Crawford

    P

    Crawford is out with shoulder

    Out

Royals Injuries

  • Adalberto Mondesi

    IF

    Mondesi is out with knee

    Out

  • Jake Brentz

    P

    Brentz is out with elbow

    Out

  • Josh Staumont

    P

    Staumont is out with biceps

    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

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Red Sox vs. Royals Team Totals

MatchupOverUnder
Red Sox
0-0
o4.5-110
u4.5-120
Royals
0-0
o4-115
u4-115

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