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Kansas City Royals Starter Jeremy Guthrie Out to Silence New York Yankees Bats in MLB Contest

New York Yankees

vs

Kansas City Royals
Friday, June 06, 2014 8:10 PM ET
Kauffman Stadium

The Kansas City Royals host New York on Friday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 29-31 mark against the 30-29 Yankees in MLB betting odds action at Kauffman Stadium.

Chase Whitley gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the New York Yankees on this Friday; he's 0-0 on the season. The Kansas City Royals, meanwhile, will counter with Jeremy Guthrie, who will be looking to improve on his 2-5 mark.

New York Yankees vs Kansas City Royals Opening Odds and Betting Line

Kansas City was a -109 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 8.5.

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Computer Prediction: New York Yankees vs Kansas City Royals Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Royals to win this game 3.9-3.7. 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

29-31 Kansas City battles the Yankees, currently with a 30-29 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs New York injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 27-ranked Kansas City Royals and the No. 18-rated New York Yankees in this matchup.

How New York Yankees vs Kansas City Royals Stats Matchup

At the plate, Kansas City owns the No. 15 ranking for hits at 8.65 per game. By contrast, the New York Yankees are rated No. 9 in the same category at 8.83 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Kansas City has the No. 14-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Yankees own the No. 23 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for New York, they were a 2-1 winner as they battled the Athletics at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Yankees at -143 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Yankees grabbed a win last time out, defeating Drew Pomeranz and the Athletics 2-1 on Thursday at Yankee Stadium.

In their last action, Kansas City was a 3-2 winner at home against the Cardinals. Bettors on Kansas City at -104 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Royals grabbed a win last time out, defeating Michael Wacha and the Cardinals 3-2 on Thursday at Kauffman Stadium.

New York Yankees vs Kansas City Royals Betting Odds Trends

NY Yankees is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of NY Yankees's last 21 games
NY Yankees is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
NY Yankees is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Kansas City
Kansas City is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
Kansas City is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games when playing NY Yankees
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games when playing NY Yankees
Kansas City is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against NY Yankees

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Kansas City, Saturday, June 7th

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