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New York sends Freddy Garcia vs Kyle Davies in Yankees vs Royals game

Kansas City RoyalsNew York Yankees
May 10, 7:05 PM | GrassYankee Stadium

Kansas City Royals vs New York Yankees Odds

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Yankee Stadium hosts an MLB battle between the New York Yankees and the visiting Kansas City Royals on Tuesday.

Kyle Davies, with a record of 1-4 on the season, gets the ball for the Royals, while the Yankees trot Freddy Garcia to the mound in this one. He is 1-2 so far in 2011.

View Kansas City vs NY Yankees Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Royals were listed as +-230 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 9.5 before betting started earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
The Yankees - Royals odds would favor the Yankees if the lines were set according to our power ranks. New York is rated No. 5 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Kansas City is at No. 8 in the American League.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Royals rank No. 2 in the American League at 9.2 hits per game. That compares with New York’s No. 10 ranking in that category.

New York owns the American League's No. 5 defense, allowing 4.1 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Kansas City's American League No. 12-rated defense.

Last time out for Kansas City, they were a 5-2 loser as they battled the Athletics at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Athletics at -114 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Royals endured a 5-2 loss at the hands of the Athletics on Sunday, with Jeff Francis throwing 6 1/3 innings of 8-hit ball at Kauffman Stadium.

In their last action, New York was a 12-5 winner on the road against the Rangers. Bettors on New York at -164 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (17) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. New York looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Rangers, a 12-5 final on Sunday in support of C.C. Sabathia at Rangers Ballpark.

Kansas City Royals Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing NY Yankees are 3-7
After playing Oakland are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 1-9
Before playing Kansas City are 8-2
After playing Texas are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

A few Royals at Yankees trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kansas City's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games
Kansas City is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
Kansas City is 5-11 SU in their last 16 games when playing NY Yankees
NY Yankees are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games at home
NY Yankees are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games when playing at home against Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees' last 7 games at home
NY Yankees are 11-5 SU in their last 16 games when playing Kansas City

Next up:
Kansas City at NY Yankees, Wednesday, May 11

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