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Kansas City Royals vs New York Yankees Highlights MLB Odds Menu

The Kansas City Royals will try to be nasty hosts on Saturday when the New York Yankees pay a visit to Kauffman Stadium.

CC Sabathia gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the New York Yankees on Saturday; he's 1-5 on the season. The Kansas City Royals, meanwhile, will counter with Danny Duffy, who will be looking to improve on his 2-2 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those going with the Kansas City Royals in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -116 at BetOnline for Saturday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 8 at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.1-4.8 win for the Royals on Saturday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 5.1-4.8 result in favor of the Royals today. 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

The Kansas City Royals sport a record of 23-13 heading into this matchup, while the New York Yankees sit at 21-16 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs New York injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 13-rated Kansas City Royals and the league No. 9-ranked New York Yankees, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Kansas City has baseball's No. 3-rated offensive output, at 10.25 hits per game. The New York Yankees average 8.43 hits per game, good for No. 19 on the list.

Defensively, New York features the No. 10-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.9 runs per game. Kansas City, meanwhile, comes in at No. 6 at home, scoring 5.18 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

New York got the wrong end of the stick in their last game on Friday, suffering a 12-1 humiliation against Kansas City.

Betting Trends
  • NY Yankees is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • NY Yankees is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 6 games on the road
  • NY Yankees is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Kansas City
  • Kansas City is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Kansas City's last 12 games
  • Kansas City is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Kansas City, Sunday, May 17th