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Kansas City Royals Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the New York Yankees

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between New York and Kansas City on Wednesday, with the host Yankees trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

The New York Yankees will turn to Michael Pineda and his 5-2 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Kansas City Royals send Chris Young (4-0) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Kansas City Royals before the first pitch in this match found them as 123 moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 8 earlier at TopBet.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.8-4.1 win for the Royals on Wednesday. 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

New York (24-22) will face the 28-17 Royals in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Kansas City injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 28-ranked New York Yankees and the No. 13-rated Kansas City Royals in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, New York owns the No. 17 ranking for hits at 8.41 per game. By contrast, the Kansas City Royals are rated No. 1 in the same category at 9.69 per game.

New York owns the No. 18 defense, allowing 4.63 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Kansas City's No. 6-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Royals endured a 5-1 loss at the hands of the Yankees on Tuesday, with Jason Vargas throwing 4 innings of 4-hit ball at Yankee Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Kansas City's last 9 games
  • Kansas City is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games when playing NY Yankees
  • Kansas City is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
  • NY Yankees is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 6 games when playing Kansas City
  • NY Yankees is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Kansas City

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Chicago, Friday, May 29th
New York at Oakland, Thursday, May 28th