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Kansas City Royals at New York Yankees Betting Lines and Pick

The New York Yankees get a visit from the Kansas City Royals in MLB baseball betting action on Monday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Ivan Nova will take the mound for the New York Yankees, and he'll carry a 1-1 record into the contest. Chris Young gets the ball for the Kansas City Royals; he's 1-4 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the New York Yankees in this matchup found them as -110 favorites on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 8.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.6-2.9 win for the Yankees on Monday. 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

11-17 New York battles the Royals, currently with a 15-15 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Kansas City injuries news.

The New York Yankees sit at No. 24 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Kansas City Royals sit at No. 26 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the New York Yankees No. 26-ranked scoring average of 3.48 runs per game, against a Kansas City Royals offense rated No. 28 and scoring 3.4 runs per game. The Yankees have averaged 7.62 hits per game to date this season, less than the Royals hitters have managed (8.47 per nine innings).

Defensively, Kansas City features the No. 15-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.94 runs per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 16 at home, scoring 4.2 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Royals endured a 5-4 loss at the hands of the Indians on Sunday, with E Volquez throwing 4.1 innings of 7-hit ball at Progressive Field.

New York didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 5-1 to Boston on Sunday at Yankee Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Kansas City is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 7 games on the road
  • NY Yankees is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 6 games
  • NY Yankees is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • NY Yankees is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Kansas City

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at New York, Tuesday, May 10th