New York Yankees take on Royals in baseball test
New York Yankees vs Kansas City Royals Odds
The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between Kansas City and New York on Friday, with the host Royals trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.
Wade Davis gets the call for the Kansas City Royals and he will try to build on a 2-2 mark. In the other dugout, Philip Hughes brings a 1-2 ledger to the game for the Yankees as he tries to quiet the Royals bats.
This game puts the Royals, most recently No. 4 in the American League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Yankees, who rate an American League No. 5 in the latest survey.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, Kansas City owns the No. 3 ranking for hits in the American League at 9.2 per game. By contrast, the Yankees are rated No. 11 in the same category at 8.4 per game.
New York brings the American League's No. 5-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Royals' league No. 2-ranked defense.
New York won its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Rockies on May 9. Bettors who backed the Yankees at -109 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Yankees grabbed a win last time out, defeating Jeff Francis and the Rockies 3-1 on Thursday at Coors Field.
The Royals were a 6-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Orioles. That made winners of bettors who got Kansas City at +105 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for UNDER bettors. Kansas City looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Orioles, a 6-2 final on Thursday in support of Jeremy Guthrie at Camden Yards.
New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Friday are 9-1
Before playing Kansas City are 5-5
After playing Colorado are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
Kansas City Royals Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing NY Yankees are 4-6
After playing Baltimore are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
A few Yankees at Royals trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees' last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees' last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees' last 5 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Yankees' last 8 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games
Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games when playing at home against NY Yankees
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Kansas City's last 8 games when playing NY Yankees
NY Yankees at Kansas City, Saturday, May 11