Kansas City Royals vs New York Yankees Betting Odds & Game Analysis | April 29


By Ed Winchester | April 29, 2022 10:57 AM

The New York Yankees visit the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium, taking the field at 8:10pm ET on Friday April 29th, 8:10pm ET. The Kansas City Royals are 1.5-run underdogs in the game, and the Over/Under is set at 8.5 runs.

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Today, we are looking at the Major League Baseball game between the New York Yankees and Kansas City Royals.

Kansas City and New York Betting Info

  • The Royals have lost each of their last seven games against AL East opponents following a road win.
  • Each of the Royals’ last six home games have gone UNDER the total runs line.

New York Yankees Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .246
Team OBP .320
AVG Runs Scored 4.5
Team ERA 2.92
Team WHIP 1.15
Starters ERA 2.94
Starters WHIP 1.05

Key Players for New York

  • Albertin Chapman: 0.00 ERA, 13.50 K/9, 1.09 WHIP
  • Clayton Holmes: 0.93 ERA, 10.24 K/9, 0.83 WHIP
  • Gerrit Cole: 4.00 ERA, 10.50 K/9, 1.17 WHIP
  • Aaron Judge: .296 Batting Avg, .367 OBP, .577 SLG, .944 OPS, 13 Runs
  • Gleyber Torres: .212 Batting Avg, .263 OBP, .365 SLG, .628 OPS, 1 Run
  • Giancarlo Stanton: .243 Batting Avg, .257 OBP, .386 SLG, .643 OPS, 4 Runs
  • Isiah Kiner-Falefa: .298 Batting Avg, .328 OBP, .368 SLG, .696 OPS, 10 Runs
  • Aaron Hicks: .273 Batting Avg, .377 OBP, .341 SLG, .718 OPS, 6 Runs
  • Joshua Donaldson: .197 Batting Avg, .312 OBP, .348 SLG, .660 OPS, 7 Runs
  • Kyle Higashioka: .128 Batting Avg, .186 OBP, .154 SLG, .340 OPS, 4 Runs
  • Joseph Gallo: .153 Batting Avg, .254 OBP, .271 SLG, .525 OPS, 4 Runs
  • Anthony Rizzo: .290 Batting Avg, .402 OBP, .696 SLG, 1.098 OPS, 13 Runs

Kansas City Royals Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .206
Team OBP .283
AVG Runs Scored 3.4
Team ERA 4.29
Team WHIP 1.33
Starters ERA 4.30
Starters WHIP 1.29

Key Players for Kansas City

  • Scott Barlow: 1.93 ERA, 9.64 K/9, 1.07 WHIP
  • Donald Greinke: 2.86 ERA, 2.46 K/9, 1.09 WHIP
  • Joshua Staumont: 4.00 ERA, 12.00 K/9, 1.44 WHIP
  • Whitley Merrifield: .127 Batting Avg, .160 OBP, .155 SLG, .315 OPS, 3 Runs
  • Nicholas Lopez: .255 Batting Avg, .367 OBP, .314 SLG, .681 OPS, 6 Runs
  • Robert Witt Jr.: .206 Batting Avg, .229 OBP, .294 SLG, .523 OPS, 6 Runs
  • Andrew Benintendi: .393 Batting Avg, .433 OBP, .492 SLG, .925 OPS, 6 Runs
  • Michael A. Taylor: .174 Batting Avg, .316 OBP, .239 SLG, .555 OPS, 7 Runs
  • Salvador Perez: .200 Batting Avg, .257 OBP, .477 SLG, .734 OPS, 9 Runs
  • Kyle Isbel: .400 Batting Avg, .500 OBP, .400 SLG, .900 OPS, 1 Run
  • Hunter Dozier: .241 Batting Avg, .279 OBP, .466 SLG, .745 OPS, 6 Runs
  • Carlos Santana: .104 Batting Avg, .306 OBP, .188 SLG, .494 OPS, 6 Runs

The Royals and Yankees haven’t met since last season on August 11, 2021, where the New York Yankees won by a score of 5-2.

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