New York Yankees vs Kansas City Royals Betting Odds & Game Analysis | July 28


By Claudio Fortuna | July 28, 2022 12:22 PM

The Kansas City Royals visit the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium, taking the field at 7:05pm ET on Thursday July 28th, 7:05pm ET. The Kansas City Royals are 1.5-run underdogs in the game, and the Over/Under is set at 8.5 runs.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

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

New York and Kansas City Betting Info

  • Each of the Yankees’ last nine night games against American League opponents have gone OVER the total runs line.
  • The Yankees have won each of their last 11 games against the Royals following a loss.

Kansas City Royals Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .247
Team OBP .310
AVG Runs Scored 3.9
Team ERA 4.69
Team WHIP 1.46
Starters ERA 4.81
Starters WHIP 1.45

Key Players for Kansas City

  • Scott Barlow: 1.93 ERA, 8.68 K/9, 0.96 WHIP
  • Jackson Kowar: 8.80 ERA, 9.98 K/9, 2.22 WHIP
  • Kristofer Bubic: 5.53 ERA, 7.25 K/9, 1.65 WHIP
  • Mervyl Melendez: .228 Batting Avg, .310 OBP, .422 SLG, .732 OPS, 25 Runs
  • Whitley Merrifield: .242 Batting Avg, .293 OBP, .347 SLG, .640 OPS, 48 Runs
  • Robert Witt Jr.: .258 Batting Avg, .301 OBP, .459 SLG, .760 OPS, 51 Runs
  • Vincent Pasquantino: .211 Batting Avg, .317 OBP, .333 SLG, .650 OPS, 8 Runs
  • Michael A. Taylor: .279 Batting Avg, .350 OBP, .402 SLG, .752 OPS, 29 Runs
  • Kyle Isbel: .221 Batting Avg, .258 OBP, .324 SLG, .582 OPS, 13 Runs
  • Emmanuel Rivera: .232 Batting Avg, .280 OBP, .394 SLG, .674 OPS, 24 Runs
  • Hunter Dozier: .264 Batting Avg, .328 OBP, .438 SLG, .766 OPS, 36 Runs

New York Yankees Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .246
Team OBP .331
AVG Runs Scored 5.3
Team ERA 3.17
Team WHIP 1.10
Starters ERA 3.31
Starters WHIP 1.08

Key Players for New York

  • Clarke Schmidt: 2.67 ERA, 8.00 K/9, 1.19 WHIP
  • Domingo Germán: 8.22 ERA, 10.57 K/9, 1.83 WHIP
  • Clayton Holmes: 1.23 ERA, 9.61 K/9, 0.86 WHIP
  • Aaron Judge: .292 Batting Avg, .374 OBP, .648 SLG, 1.022 OPS, 81 Runs
  • Gleyber Torres: .263 Batting Avg, .322 OBP, .481 SLG, .803 OPS, 46 Runs
  • Isiah Kiner-Falefa: .275 Batting Avg, .318 OBP, .328 SLG, .646 OPS, 43 Runs
  • Aaron Hicks: .243 Batting Avg, .366 OBP, .349 SLG, .715 OPS, 37 Runs
  • David LeMahieu: .281 Batting Avg, .386 OBP, .408 SLG, .794 OPS, 61 Runs
  • Joshua Donaldson: .226 Batting Avg, .308 OBP, .391 SLG, .699 OPS, 32 Runs
  • Joseph Gallo: .161 Batting Avg, .285 OBP, .343 SLG, .628 OPS, 32 Runs
  • Anthony Rizzo: .223 Batting Avg, .342 OBP, .489 SLG, .831 OPS, 58 Runs
  • Jose Trevino: .262 Batting Avg, .305 OBP, .422 SLG, .727 OPS, 24 Runs

The Yankees and Royals have met three times this season, with the Yankees winning three times and the Royals winning none. Their most recent matchup on May 1, 2022 ended 6-4 with the New York Yankees taking the win.

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