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New York Yankees vs Kansas City Royals MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting New York Yankees dueling the Kansas City Royals on Monday at Kauffman Stadium.

The Kansas City Royals will turn to Dillon Gee and his 5-7 record as they look for a win in this one, while the New York Yankees send Michael Pineda (6-10) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those going with the Kansas City Royals in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline underdogs of -104 at BetOnline for Monday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 8.5 at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 6.4-3.0 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.

New York Yankees vs Kansas City Royals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Kansas City (68-62) will face the 67-62 Yankees in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs New York injuries news.

This game puts the Kansas City Royals, most recently No. 1 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the New York Yankees, who rate a No. 4 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Kansas City Royals No. 27 ranked offense (4 runs per game) against a New York Yankees defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 14 at 4.35 runs allowed per game. The Kansas City Royals have been averaging 8.95 hits per game, more than the New York Yankees have managed so far this season (8.58 hits on average).

Defensively, New York features the No. 11-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.34 runs per game. Kansas City, meanwhile, comes in at No. 9 at home, scoring 4.69 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

K Gausman shut down the Yankees in their last game, striking out 9 in a 5-0 shutout over New York in baseball action at Yankee Stadium.

Kansas City looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Red Sox, a 10-4 final on Sunday in support of Y Ventura at Fenway Park.

Betting Trends
  • NY Yankees is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • NY Yankees is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Yankees's last 9 games
  • NY Yankees is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 10-4 ATS in its last 14 games
  • Kansas City is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 7 games
  • Kansas City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Kansas City, Tuesday, August 30th