New York Yankees vs Kansas City Royals 08/09/2021 Tips, Baseball Forecast and Analysis
New York Yankees vs Kansas City Royals 08/09/2021 – The New York Yankees will open a three-game series against the Kansas City Royals from Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. The Yankees will enter this game with a losing record and they look forward to rebounding. New York is sitting at the third spot in the AL East Division play and is trailing the Red Sox at the second. The Royals are holding the fourth position in the AL Central Division and are coming off a neat victory against the Cardinals and looking forward to continuing their success. The online sportsbook odds are available online as these two teams clash in an exciting game.
New York Yankees vs Kansas City Royals 08/09/2021
|When:||Monday, August 9, 8:10 PM ET|
|Where:||Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri|
New York Yankees
The Yankees won 61 games and dropped 50 in return. New York is now four-plus games behind the Red Sox. The Yankees are one game ahead of the Blue Jays after their last defeat against the Mariners. The Yankees gave up two runs and scored nothing in return. Jameson Taillon will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. The righty is holding a 7-4 record on the season with an ERA of 4.04. The Yankees were successful in their last four starts with Taillon on the mound as their starter.
Players to watch: DJ LeMahieu 2B (GP 106, AB 421, R 51, H 112, 2B 18, 3B 0, HR 7, RBI 44, TB 151, BB 48, SO 72, SB 4, AVG 0.266, OBP 0.343, SLG 0.359, OPS 0.702, WAR 1.4), Aaron Judge RF (GP 97, AB 362, R 56, H 100, 2B 14, 3B 0, HR 23, RBI 52, TB 183, BB 49, SO 109, SB 2, AVG 0.276, OBP 0.365, SLG 0.506, OPS 0.871, WAR 3.4).
Kansas City Royals
The Kansas City Royals smashed six runs in their last game and gave up five to St. Louis Cardinals. The Royals have won 48 games and dropped 62 in return. The Royals are two games against the Twins and are six games behind the Tigers. Carlos Hernandez will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. The righty is holding a 3-1 record on the season with an ERA of 4.58. This will be Hernandez’s fifth start for the Royals.
Players to watch: Whit Merrifield RF (GP 109, AB 434, R 58, H 117, 2B 24, 3B 2, HR 8, RBI 54, TB 169, BB 29, SO 68, SB 29, AVG 0.27, OBP 0.314, SLG 0.389, OPS 0.703, WAR 2.4),Salvador Perez C (GP 108, AB 424, R 51, H 116, 2B 18, 3B 0, HR 27, RBI 68, TB 215, BB 10, SO 120, SB 1, AVG 0.274, OBP 0.301, SLG 0.507, OPS 0.808, WAR 3).
New York Yankees vs Kansas City Royals Betting Numbers
New York Yankees
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of NY Yankees’ last 17 games.
NY Yankees are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
NY Yankees are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games against Kansas City.
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of NY Yankees’ last 10 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Yankees’ last 5 games when playing on the road against Kansas City.
Kansas City Royals
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Kansas City’s last 14 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Kansas City’s last 8 games against NY Yankees.
Kansas City are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City’s last 5 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City’s last 5 games when playing at home against NY Yankees.
New York Yankees vs Kansas City Royals Betting Picks
The baseball betting trends are in favor of the Royals to win this game after their last performance against the Cardinals. Kansas is holding the 25th rank in OPS and runs scored while the Yankees are holding the 11th and 16th rank.
Score Prediction: Royals 5, Yankees 4.