New York and Kansas City are set to square off at 8:10 PM ET at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, MO. The forecasted temperature is 78 degrees with overcast skies. Marcus Stroman will start for the Yankees, and they are the favorites on the money line at -140. The Royals are +119 underdogs and will be starting Brady Singer.

The over/under line is currently at 9.5 runs, and the Yankees are currently on a two-game winning streak and are 47-21 overall. The Royals have lost two straight and are 39-28, putting them second in the AL Central. YES will be televising this game.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS VS NEW YORK YANKEES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Kansas City Royals Moneyline +119

This game will be played at Kauffman Stadium at 8:10 ET on Tuesday, June 11th.

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

Thanks to a two-run 4th inning for the Yankees' offense, they were able to pick 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.

The Royals wasted a good outing from Seth Lugo, as he gave up just two earned runs in seven innings of work for Kansas City. Carlos Rodon got the win for the Yankees, going seven innings and giving up just one earned run.

New York's offense was led by Jose Trevino and Alex Verdugo, as they were the only two Yankees hitters to have more than one hit. Trevino. The Yankees catcher. drove in two of the team's four runs.

Yankees Records & Stats

The Yankees are 47-21 overall, putting them 2.5 games ahead of the Orioles for the AL East lead. They will be on the road today to take on the Royals and have won two straight games. So far, they are 8-8 in AL East games this year.

At home, the Yankees have gone 22-10, and they have been even better on the road, going 25-11. Heading into today's game, the Yankees are 14-7 as the road favorite. They have also been good in day games this year, going 17-7.

When betting the run line on the Yankees, it's been a profitable venture this season, as they are 41-27 against the run line overall. They have been especially good on the road, where they are 23-13 against the run line, including a current streak of five straight covers. They are also 14-3 against the run line as an underdog, and their average run differential in winning games is +3.6.

The New York Yankees are in Kansas City to take on the Royals in a game with an over/under line of 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 they are 1-2 in games with an over/under line of 9.5 runs. The Yankees have had just one game this season with an over/under line higher than 9.5 runs, and 95.6% of their games have had lower lines.

Marcus Stroman 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 5-2 with an ERA of 3.04. Stroman's WHIP for the season is currently 1.24. Looking at his overall numbers, Stroman has turned in six quality starts and is averaging 6.93 strikeouts per nine innings. In his last outing, Stroman finished with a no-decision, giving up five earned runs in 4 2/3 innings of work. Before that, he had won two straight starts.

Not only do the Yankees lead the league in OPS this season, but they are also the top home run hitting team in the league, with a total of 98 homers so far. As a team, they are averaging 4.9 runs per game, which is 7th in the league. New York is also one of the best teams in terms of getting on base, with a team on-base percentage of .334.

Over his last nine games, Aaron Judge has been on fire, hitting .533 with six homers and 18 RBIs. For the season, Judge is batting .305 with a league-leading 24 homers and 59 RBIs. Juan Soto is also a big threat in the lineup, as he is batting .318 with 17 homers and 53 RBIs.

Royals Records & Stats

Kansas City is 39-28 overall, putting them 2nd in the AL Central, 4.5 games behind the Guardians for the division lead. The Royals have dropped two straight games, and they are 4-6 across their last 10. At home, the Royals are 24-12 this season.

So far, the Royals have gone 13-9 against other teams in the AL Central. As the underdog, Kansas City is 20-19 this year and 19-9 when favored. Looking at their overall series record, the Royals are 11-9-1 this year.

The Royals have been a solid bet against the run line this season, going 41-26 overall. They have been especially good at home, going 22-14 against the run line. Their average run margin this season is +1.1 runs per game, and they have a run line record of 19-12 on the road. They have been a good bet as the underdog, going 26-13 against the run line in those games.

Despite the fact that the Kansas City Royals and New York Yankees have a combined run average of 8.8, the over/under line for today's game is set at 9.5 runs. The Royals have played 62 games this season with over/under lines set below 9.5 runs, and their over/under record for the season is 30-35. When the over/under line is set at 9.5 runs, the Royals have a record of 3-2 in those games.

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 nine strikeouts. Singer's ERA at home is 2.20, compared to 3.86 on the road. So far, he has allowed a total of seven home runs. The right-hander has a WHIP of 1.21 for the season.

So far this season, the Royals are averaging 4.9 runs per game, which is 4th in the league. At home, they have been even better, averaging 5.6 runs per contest. As a team, they are batting .253, which is 5th in the MLB, and are also towards the top of the league in home runs and slugging percentage. Kansas City's offense is also tough to strike out, as they have the 3rd fewest strikeouts in the league.

Over his last nine games, Bobby Witt Jr. has been on fire, going 15/40 with two homers and eight RBIs. This has helped him move into the team lead in batting average (.319) and RBIs (48). Witt Jr. is also on an 11-game hitting streak. Salvador Perez is also near the top of the league in home runs, as his 10 homers are 12th in the league. Vinnie Pasquantino has also been swinging a good bat of late, going 11/35 in his last nine games.