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New York Yankees Favored by -186 Against Kansas City Royals on Wednesday

The New York Yankees will look to improve on a 26-17 record when they take on the Kansas City Royals, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Wednesday.

The New York Yankees will rely on Luis Severino to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Jason Hammel will be his counterpart for the Kansas City Royals. Luis Severino is 2-2 this season, and Jason Hammel is 1-5.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Kansas City Royals were listed as 175 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 8.5 before betting started earlier on Wednesday over at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.1-3.3 win for the Yankees. 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

The New York Yankees sport a record of 26-17 heading into this matchup, while the Kansas City Royals sit at 19-26 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Kansas City injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 5-rated New York Yankees and the league No. 22-ranked Kansas City Royals, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the New York Yankees No. 2-ranked scoring average of 5.53 runs per game, against a Kansas City Royals offense rated No. 30 and scoring 3.4 runs per game. The Yankees have averaged 9.49 hits per game to date this season, more than the Royals hitters have managed (7.62 per nine innings).

Defensively, Kansas City features the No. 22-rated defense on the road, allowing 5.18 runs per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 1 at home, scoring 6.14 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Royals grabbed a win last time out, defeating Jordan Montgomery and the Yankees 6-2 on Tuesday at Yankee Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Kansas City is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games
  • Kansas City is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games on the road
  • NY Yankees is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • NY Yankees is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 6 games
  • NY Yankees is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at New York, Thursday, May 25th