New York Yankees vs Kansas City Royals MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Yankees vs Kansas City Royals Prediction 6/10/2024

The New York Yankees (46-21) travel to face off against the Kansas City Royals (39-27) on Monday, June 10th. This game will be played at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City and televised on YES. The Yankees are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Royals are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Mariners. First pitch is set for 7:10 CT.

Yankees vs Royals

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The Yankees’s offense was hot right out of the gates in their most recent game vs. the Dodgers, closing out their series with a 6-4 win. After allowing three runs to the Dodgers in the top of the 3rd, the Yankees responded with two runs of their own. New York went on to add another two runs in the 3rd inning.

Caleb Ferguson picked up the win out of the bullpen for the Yankees, as New York scored three runs in the 6th to take the lead. The Yankees were the +113 underdog at home going into the game.

The Yankees will be on the road today vs. the Royals, with their overall record at 46-21, which has them leading the AL East by 2.5 games over the Orioles. This season, they are 8-8 in divisional games. New York has been tough to beat on the road this year, putting together a record of 24-11.

As the favorite, the Yankees have gone 34-16 and 12-5 as the underdog. They head into today’s game having won five straight on the road, and they are 13-7 as the road favorite this year. The Yankees’ overall series record is 16-3-2, and they have won five straight series on the road.

When it comes to betting on the Yankees, taking the run line has been a profitable strategy this season. New York has a run line record of 40-27, and their average run margin this season is +1.7 runs per game. They have been even better against the run line on the road, going 22-13, and they have covered the run line in four straight road games. The Yankees have been a run line underdog just 17 times this season, but they have covered in 14 of those games.

The Yankees are on the road against the Royals today, with the over/under line set at 8.5 runs. The combined run average for their games this season is 8.2 runs, and their over/under record is 31-34. When the over/under line is set at 8.5 runs, their record is 17-12. So far this season, 11 of their games have had over/under lines set at 8.5 runs, accounting for 16.4% of their games. Their current over streak is at 2 games.

Carlos Rodón Gets The Start For The Yankees

Carlos Rodón gets the start for the Yankees today as he faces the Royals on the road. So far this season, he has made 13 starts and has a record of 8-2 with a 3.08 ERA. Rodón has been pitching well recently, as he has won his last three starts. In his most recent outing, he went six innings and gave up two earned runs, picking up the win. The left-hander has made nine quality starts this year and is averaging 8.75 strikeouts per nine innings. Rodón’s ERA on the road is 4.15 compared to 2.37 at home.

Yankees Offense Breakdown

Not only do the Yankees lead the MLB in OPS this season, but they also have the league’s top home run hitter in Aaron Judge, who has gone deep 24 times. Judge has been on fire of late, going 17/35 in his last 10 games with seven homers and 20 RBIs. Juan Soto has also been a major run producer for the Yankees, as his 53 RBIs are 4th in the league, and he is also 2nd on the team with 17 homers.

Overall, the Yankees are 2nd in the league in home runs and are averaging 4.9 runs per game, which is 6th in the MLB. As a team, they are batting .254 and have the league’s top on-base percentage. They have been even better on the road this season, averaging 5.1 runs per game.

Led by a big game by Hunter Renfroe at the plate, the Royals are coming off a game in which they wasted several good performances. Renfroe went 2/4 with a homer and two RBIs, but the Royals still lost 6-5 to the Mariners. Kansas City was the -137 favorite at home going into the game.

Cole Ragans started for the Athletics, going six innings and giving up just one run on three hits. He only had nine strikeouts in the outing and took the loss. James McArthur was charged with the loss out of the bullpen, as the Royals allowed three runs in the top of the 10th to blow their lead.

Kansas City is 39-27 overall, putting them four games behind the Guardians for the AL Central lead. The Royals are 13-9 against other teams in the AL Central. They have been tough to beat at home this year, going 24-11 compared to 15-16 on the road.

As the underdog, the Royals have won three straight, and they are 20-18 as the underdog overall. Kansas City has been good as the favorite, going 19-9 this year. Their overall series record is 11-9-1, and they took two of three from the Mariners in their most recent series. Currently, they are 5-5 over their last 10 games.

So far this season, the Royals have been the best bet in baseball to cover the run line, as they are 41-25. They have been particularly good at home, going 22-13. Their average run margin is 1.2 runs per game. They have been the underdog in 38 games, and have gone 26-12 against the run line in those games. Their average run margin in winning games is 3.8 runs per game, while their average run margin in losing games is -2.7 runs per game.

The Kansas City Royals are at home today against the New York Yankees, with the over/under line set at 8.5 runs. The Royals have a combined run average of 8.8 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 30-34. When the over/under line has been set at 8.5 runs, their record is 8-14. The over has hit in three straight games for Kansas City.

Seth Lugo Gets The Start For The Royals

Seth Lugo gets the start for the Royals today and comes in with a record of 9-1 and an ERA of 2.13. So far, he has made 13 starts, and opponents are batting .213 this season. Lugo’s WHIP for the season is currently 1.02. In his last outing, Lugo finished with a no-decision, giving up five earned runs in six innings of work. Before that, he had picked up the win in three straight outings. Lugo has been much better on the road, coming in with a record of 6-0 and an ERA of 1.81 compared to 3-1 with a 2.83 ERA at home.

Royals Offense Breakdown

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For the season, the Royals are averaging 5 runs per game, which is 4th in the league. They have been even better at home, averaging 5.7 runs per game. As a team, they are batting .254, which is 6th in the league, and they are also near the top of the league in slugging percentage and OPS. The Royals have been tough to strike out, as they are 3rd in the league in fewest strikeouts.

Bobby Witt Jr. and Salvador Perez have been the Royals’ top power threats this season, with Witt Jr. leading the team with 11 homers and Perez right behind him at 10. Witt Jr. is also hitting .320 for the season and has 47 RBIs, which is 8th in the league. Witt Jr. is on a 10-game hitting streak and has gone 16/41 in his last nine games.

Yankees vs Royals Prediction

With the Royals at +110 on the money line, that is the direction we recommend going for today’s Yankees vs. Royals matchup. We actually have the Royals winning this one by a score of 6-5, giving you some wiggle room to take the Royals on the money line or to take the over, as the line is sitting at 8.5 runs.

Looking at the starting pitchers, Seth Lugo is projected to go 5 innings, while Carlos Rodón is projected to go 6. However, Lugo has a better chance of picking up a win, as he has the third-best odds among starters.

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