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Kansas City Royals visit New York Yankees in MLB Betting Odds Clash

The New York Yankees will look to improve on a 22-22 record when they take on the Kansas City Royals, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Monday.

Nathan Eovaldi will take the mound for the New York Yankees, and he'll carry a 3-1 record into the contest. Jeremy Guthrie gets the ball for the Kansas City Royals; he's 4-2 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Kansas City Royals were 103 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 8.5 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.2-3.8 victory for the Royals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Kansas City Royals vs New York Yankees Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

22-22 New York battles the Royals, currently with a 28-15 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Kansas City injuries news.

The New York Yankees vs Kansas City Royals odds would favor the Royals if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. New York is rated No. 28 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Kansas City is at No. 13.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits New York Yankees No. 11-rated offense, averaging 4.41 runs per game, against a Kansas City Royals defense that ranks No. 2 at 3.4 in runs allowed per game. The New York Yankees have averaged 8.32 hits per game so far, less than Kansas City Royals batters have averaged on the year (9.86 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and New York has the No. 20-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Royals own the No. 2 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kansas City looks to rebound from a loss to the Cardinals, who beat them 6-1 on Sunday behind a start from Michael Wacha at Kauffman Stadium.

New York looks to rebound from a loss to the Rangers, who beat them 5-2 on Sunday behind a start from Yovani Gallardo at Yankee Stadium.

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

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at New York, Tuesday, May 26th

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