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Kansas City Royals at New York Yankees Betting Odds and Pick

The Kansas City Royals pay a visit to New York on Tuesday, hoping to shut down the Yankees bats in baseball betting action at Yankee Stadium.

The match puts starter Jason Vargas for the Kansas City Royals on the hill facing Adam Warren for the New York Yankees. Vargas brings a 3-1 mark to the game, while Warren is 2-3 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The New York Yankees were listed as -119 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 8.5 earlier at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.8-3.9 win for the Royals. A 4.8-3.9 result in favor of the Royals is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. 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

23-22 New York battles the Royals, currently with a 28-16 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Kansas City injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 28 (New York Yankees) and the No. 13 (Kansas City Royals) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the New York Yankees and its No. 6-rated batting order, averaging 4.62 runs per nine innings, against the No. 2 line up of the Kansas City Royals at 4.82 runs per outing.

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. 6 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kansas City was scored on plenty on Monday, falling behind early and watching runners cross the plate all game in a 14-1 loss to New York.

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

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at New York, Wednesday, May 27th