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New York Yankees vs Kansas City Royals Betting Pick and Odds Preview

Kauffman Stadium hosts an MLB battle between the Kansas City Royals and the visiting New York Yankees on Tuesday.

The Kansas City Royals will turn to Jason Hammel and his 1-4 record as they look for a win in this one, while the New York Yankees send CC Sabathia (2-2) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Kansas City sat as -105 earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 8.5, according to MyBookie.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.1-5.0 result in favor of the Yankees. 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 (16-21) will face the 22-13 Yankees in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs New York injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Kansas City Royals rated this week at No. 27 and the New York Yankees sitting at No. 5.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting New York Yankees rank No. 2 at 9.6 hits per game. That compares with the Kansas City Royals No. 27 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Kansas City has the No. 8-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Yankees own the No. 10 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

New York batters were mowed down by C Morton in their last start, falling 10-7 against Houston while striking out 10 times on Sunday at Yankee Stadium.

The Royals grabbed a win last time out, defeating K Gausman and the Orioles 9-8 on Sunday at Royals Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • NY Yankees is 13-6 ATS in its last 19 games
  • NY Yankees is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • NY Yankees is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of NY Yankees's last 15 games
  • Kansas City is 8-15 ATS in its last 23 games
  • Kansas City is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • Kansas City is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Kansas City, Wednesday, May 17th