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Moneyline Favors Kansas City Royals in MLB Battle with New York Yankees

The New York Yankees will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Royals in Kansas City at Kauffman Stadium on Sunday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

Edinson Volquez will take the mound for the Kansas City Royals, and he'll carry a 2-3 record into the contest. Chris Capuano gets the ball for the New York Yankees; he's 0-0 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Kansas City sat as -139 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 8.5, according to MyBookie.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Yankees to win this game 4.9-4.6. 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 bring a 23-14 record to the battle against the 22-16 Yankees. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs New York injuries news.

The Kansas City Royals vs New York Yankees odds would favor the Yankees if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Kansas City is rated No. 13 in the current Odds Shark poll, while New York is at No. 9.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Kansas City Royals and its No. 3-rated batting order, averaging 5.03 runs per nine innings, against the No. 10 line up of the New York Yankees at 4.5 runs per outing.

New York brings the No. 10-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Royals's No. 8-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

New York looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Royals, a 5-1 final on Saturday in support of CC Sabathia at Kauffman Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • NY Yankees is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 5 games
  • NY Yankees is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 5 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games at home
  • Kansas City is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against NY Yankees

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Washington, Tuesday, May 19th
Kansas City home to Cincinnati, Tuesday, May 19th