Boston vs Kansas City Baseball Betting Analysis

Posted by Ryan Knuppel on Monday,May 16, 2016 11:15, EST in

In Major League Baseball, the Boston Red Sox will take on the Kansas City Royals in the second game of a three game MLB Odds series.The Boston Red Sox are red hot, and have moved to the top of the American League East standings, with a 24-14 record. The Red Sox are tied with the Baltimore Orioles. For Kansas City, the defending World Series Champions are 18-19 on the season, which is third in the American League Central. This game features David Price for the Red Sox, against Ian Kennedy of the Royals.

How To Bet on the Red Sox vs. Royals MLB Odds, TV and Game Info

When: Tuesday, May 16, 8:15 PM ET
Where: Kaufmann Stadium, Kansas City
TV: NESN, FS-KC
Radio: Red Sox and Royals
Stream Option: FoxSportsGo
Pitching Matchups: Red Sox: David Price (5-1) vs. Ian Kennedy (4-3)
MLB Odds: TBA

Why Bet the Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox offense has just been on fire. After scoring 51 runs in a four game series against Oakland, Boston poured on 22 more in the three game series against the Astros. Boston has moved to tops in both batting average and runs scored in all of Major League Baseball. The Red Sox are batting .297, with 219 runs on the season. Jackie Bradley Jr has a hitting streak that has reached 22 games, while the slugger, David Ortiz leads the team with 10 homeruns and 33 runs batted in. The Red Sox are 10th in quality starts from their pitchers, with 19.

Why Bet the Royals

The Kansas City Royals have sputtered in the early going of the 2016 season. Kansas City has only won two straight games one time this season, and that was early in April. The Royals are struggling to get on base, and score runs. Kansas City is 26th in Major League Baseball in runs scored, and 11th in batting average. The top producer for the Royals offense has been Eric Hosmer, with a .336 batting average. Kansas City is coming off an extra inning win over Atlanta, to help them salvage two out of three against the Braves.

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My Expert Pick & Prediction

The Boston Red Sox have been playing incredible baseball, especially on the offensive side. Travis Shaw and Jackie Bradley Jr are just on fire, and emerged as a couple of the hottest bats in all of Major League Baseball. Now, David Price is on the mound for Boston, and they are going to get him right before it’s all said and done. The Boston Red Sox are going to continue their red hot play and come away with a win in this game. The bet for Tuesday’s game is the Boston Red Sox -144 over the Kansas City Royals.

The final score prediction: Red Sox 8 – Royals 4.