Carlos Rodon gets the start for the Yankees on Monday, as they are facing the Royals, who will be starting Seth Lugo. The game is set to get started at 8:10 PM ET from Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, MO. New York is currently 46-21, while the Royals are 39-27. They are 1st in the AL East, while the Royals are 2nd in the AL Central.

The money line odds have the Yankees as the favorite, with their lines sitting at -130 compared to the Royals at +110. The over/under line is currently 8.5 runs, and this game will be televised on YES.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS VS NEW YORK YANKEES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Kansas City Royals Moneyline +110

This game will be played at Kauffman Stadium at 8:10 ET on Monday, June 10th.

HOW TO BET THE YANKEES VS ROYALS:

  • We have the Royals winning by a score of 6 to 5
  • If you're looking for a run line pick, we also like the Royals to cover
  • As for an over/under pick, we have this game finishing with 11 runs and like the over

Yankees Records & Stats

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, and Aaron Judge's homer in the 4th put the Yankees up 6-3. New York was the +113 underdog at home going into the game.

Luis Gil got the start for the Yankees, going 5 2/3 innings, and picked up the win. He also issued just one walk and struck out five Dodgers batters. Clay Holmes closed things out in the 9th, picking up the save.

The Yankees are 46-21 overall and lead the AL East by 2.5 games over the Orioles. New York will be on the road today vs. the Royals, and they are 8-8 in divisional games this year. The Yankees have won five straight games on the road, and they are 24-11 overall as the road team.

As the favorite, the Yankees have gone 34-16 this year, and they are 12-5 as the underdog. New York's overall series record is 16-3-2, and they have won five straight series on the road. Their most recent series was a 2-1 series loss to the Dodgers, but they are 8-2 in their last 10 games overall.

When betting the run line, the Yankees are a solid choice, especially when they're the underdog. They are 14-3 against the run line as the underdog this season. They are also 22-13 against the run line on the road, and they've covered in four straight road games.

The New York Yankees have played in 65 games this season, and the over/under record for their games is 31-34. Their games have had an average of 8.2 runs scored per game. Their games have had an average over/under line of 8 runs, and their games have had an average over/under line of 8.5 runs. When the over/under line has been set at 8.5 runs, their games have gone over the total 17 times and under 12 times. Their games have had an over/under line of 8.5 runs in 11 games this season, and their games have had an over/under line of 8.5 runs in 16.4% of their games. Their games have had an over/under line of 8.5 runs in 27 games this season, and their games have had an over/under line of 8.5 runs in 40.3% of their games. Their games have gone over the total in their last 2 games.

Left-hander Carlos Rodón gets the start for the Yankees today as he faces the Royals on the road. He has made 13 starts this season and has a record of 8-2 with a 3.08 ERA. Rodón's WHIP for the season is currently 1.08. The Yankees starter has done a good job of limiting walks this season, coming in at 2.47 per nine innings. Looking at his overall numbers, Rodón has allowed a total of 11 home runs. One of his recent outings was against the Twins, where he gave up one homer. Rodón has won his last three starts.

Not only do the Yankees lead the league in OPS this season, but they also have the top home run hitting offense in the league, and are 2nd in isolated power. As a team, they are batting .254, which is 6th in the league, and are averaging 4.9 runs per game. One of the reasons they are near the top of the league in scoring is their league-leading walk rate.

Over his last 10 games, Aaron Judge has been on fire, going 17/35 with seven homers and 20 RBIs. For the season, he is batting .305 with a league-leading 24 homers. Juan Soto is also having a great season, as he is hitting .318 with 17 homers and 53 RBIs.

Royals Records & Stats

Hunter Renfroe had a big game at the plate for the Royals in their most recent game vs. the Mariners, going 2/4 with a homer and two RBIs. The Royals really needed his offense, as they lost the game 6-5. 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.

Kansas City is 39-27 overall and 2nd in the AL Central, four games behind the Guardians for the division lead. This season, they have gone 13-9 in AL Central matchups. The Royals will host the Yankees today with an overall record of 24-11 at home.

The Royals have gone 15-16 on the road this season. They have won three straight games as the underdog, and as the favorite, they are 19-9 this year. Kansas City has an overall record of 11-6 as the home underdog this season. Heading into today's game, the Royals are 11-9-1 in series this year.

When the Royals win, they win big. Their average run margin in victories is 3.8, which is a stark contrast to their average run margin in losses, which is -2.7. Kansas City has been a solid bet on the run line this season, going 41-25 overall. They have been especially good at covering the run line at home, going 22-13. As the underdog, they have been even better, going 26-12 against the run line.

The Kansas City Royals are home to the New York Yankees today with the over/under line set at 8.5 runs. The combined run average in Royals games this season is 8.8, and their over/under record is 30-34. The over/under record when the line is set at 8.5 runs is 8-14. The over has hit in three straight games 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 has turned in 10 quality starts and is averaging 7.58 strikeouts per nine innings. 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.

Bobby Witt Jr. has been on a tear of late for the Royals, going 16/41 in his last nine games with two homers and 10 RBIs. This has moved his season average up to .320, and his 47 RBIs is 8th in the league. Witt Jr. is also on a 10-game hitting streak. Salvador Perez is also having a strong season for the Royals, batting .299 with 10 homers.

As a team, the Royals are 4th in the league in runs scored at 5 per game. They have been even better at home, averaging 5.7 runs per contest. Overall, they are one of the league's top home run hitting teams and have the 6th best team batting average in the league.