New York Yankees vs Kansas City Royals MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Yankees vs Kansas City Royals Prediction 6/11/2024

The New York Yankees (47-21) travel to face off against the Kansas City Royals (39-28) on Tuesday, June 11th. 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 Yankees. First pitch is set for 7:10 CT.

Yankees vs Royals

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Thanks to a two-run 4th inning for the Yankees’ offense, they picked up a 4-2 road win over the Royals in the most recent game of this series. Heading into the game, the Yankees were favored at -116 on the money line.

Carlos Rodón started for the Yankees and picked up the win, going seven innings and giving up just one run. He finished the game with three strikeouts but did not issue a walk. Michael Tonkin got the save. Seth Lugo had a rough outing for the Royals, taking the loss after going seven innings and giving up four earned runs.

Jose Trevino and Alex Verdugo each had two hits and two RBIs for the Yankees’ offense. Nick Loftin had a two-hit game for the Royals.

The Yankees are 47-21 overall and lead the AL East by 2.5 games over the Orioles. They have won two straight games and are 8-2 over their last 10. New York has been solid at home, going 22-10 this year, and they have been even better on the road, putting together a record of 25-11.

As the road favorite, the Yankees have gone 14-7 this year, and they are 35-16 as the favorite overall. So far, they have been good as the underdog, going 12-5. New York has an overall series record of 16-3-2 this year, and they have won five straight series on the road.

When betting the run line on the New York Yankees, it’s been profitable to back them on the road this season. Their overall run line record is 41-27, and they are 23-13 against the run line as the visiting team. Their average run margin in all games is 1.7, and they have won five straight against the run line on the road. The Yankees have been a run line underdog just 17 times this season, and they have covered the run line in 14 of those games.

The New York Yankees are on the road against the Kansas City Royals today. The over/under line for the game is set at 9.5 runs. The Yankees’ games have averaged 8.2 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 31-35. Their games have had an average over/under line of 8 runs, and their over/under record when the line is set at 9.5 runs is 1-2. The Yankees have had 65 games with over/under lines set below 9.5 runs, which represents 95.6% of their games this season.

Marcus Stroman Gets The Start For The Yankees

New York is sending Marcus Stroman to the mound today, and he comes in with a record of 5-2 and an ERA of 3.04. Stroman has made 13 starts this year, and he has a total of six quality starts. Looking back at his last outing, Stroman finished with a no-decision against the Twins. In that start, he went 4 2/3 innings, giving up five earned runs, six hits, and two homers. Before that outing, he had won two straight starts. Stroman’s ERA at home is 4.45, compared to 2.27 on the road.

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 hitting lineup, as they are 2nd in total homers and have the top two home run hitters in the league right now. Aaron Judge has gone deep 24 times this season, and Juan Soto is 2nd on the team and 5th in the league with 17 homers. Judge is also 2nd in the league with 59 RBIs, while Soto is 4th in the league with 53.

Over his last nine games, Aaron Judge has been on fire, going 16/30 with six homers and 18 RBIs. Not to be outdone, Juan Soto is hitting .318 for the season and has a team-best on-base percentage of .425. DJ LeMahieu, Aaron Judge, and Gleyber Torres all come into the game on three-game hitting streaks.

The Royals are 39-28 overall this season, and they are 4.5 games behind the Guardians for the AL Central lead. So far, they have gone 13-9 in divisional games. Kansas City is on a two-game losing streak, dropping the series opener vs. the Yankees and losing the final game of their series vs. the Athletics.

At home, the Royals are 24-12 this season, but they have dropped two straight at home. On the road, Kansas City is just above .500 at 15-16. As the favorite, the Royals are 19-9 this year and 20-19 as the underdog. So far, their overall series record is 11-9-1.

When it comes to the run line, the Royals have been a solid bet this season, going 41-26 overall. They have been especially good at home, going 22-14. Their average run margin this season is +1.1 runs per game. They have been a better bet as the underdog, going 26-13, compared to 15-13 as the favorite. Their average run margin in wins is +3.8 runs per game, compared to -2.7 runs per game in losses.

The Kansas City Royals are playing host to the New York Yankees today, with the over/under line set at 9.5 runs. The Royals’ games have averaged 8.8 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 30-35. When the over/under line is set at 9.5 runs, their record is 3-2. In their 65 games this season, only three have had over/under lines set at 9.5 runs, making up just 4.6% of their games.

Brady Singer Gets The Start For The Royals

Through 12 starts, Brady Singer has a record of 4-2 and an ERA of 2.75. He has made four quality starts this year and is coming off an outing in which he didn’t give up a run. Against the Guardians on June 6th, Singer went 3 2/3 innings, giving up two earned runs, and he finished with a no-decision. In his last three outings, he has finished with a no-decision. Singer’s ERA at home is 2.20, compared to 3.86 on the road. The right-hander is averaging 9.09 strikeouts per nine innings.

Royals Offense Breakdown

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Over his last nine games, Bobby Witt Jr. has been on fire for the Royals, going 15/40 with two homers and eight RBIs. Witt Jr. is currently batting .319 for the season, and his 48 RBIs are 7th in the league. Salvador Perez is also having a strong season at the plate, as he is batting .298 and has 10 homers.

As a team, the Royals are 4th in the league in runs scored at 4.9 runs per game. At home, they are averaging 5.6 runs per contest, which is the best mark in the league. Overall, they are the league’s top home run hitting team and have the 5th best team batting average in the MLB.

Yankees vs Royals Prediction

Our prediction for this Yankees vs. Royals matchup is to take the Royals on the money line at +119. We have the Royals winning this one by a score of 6-5. With the payout being over even money, this is a great opportunity to grab the Royals to win straight up.

Looking at the starting pitchers, Marcus Stroman does have the best chance among starters to pick up a win, but we have Brady Singer going a solid seven innings, and his strikeout numbers are better than Stroman’s. Our projections have Stroman finishing with just four K’s.

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