When the New York Yankees (81-78) and Kansas City Royals (54-105) meet in the series opener at Kauffman Stadium on Friday, September 29, Carlos Rodon will get the nod for the Yankees, while the Royals will send Jordan Lyles to the hill. The game will start at 8:10 PM ET.

The Yankees are the favorite in this one, at -150, while the underdog Royals have +125 odds to upset. The over/under is 9.5 runs for the matchup.

Royals vs. Yankees Time and TV Channel

  • Date: Friday, September 29, 2023
  • Time: 8:10 PM ET
  • TV: BSKC
  • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
  • Venue: Kauffman Stadium
  • Probable Pitchers: Rodon - NYY (3-7, 5.74 ERA) vs Lyles - KC (5-17, 6.08 ERA)

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Royals vs. Yankees Betting Odds, Run Line and Total

Here's a look at the odds, run line and over/under for this matchup listed at individual sportsbooks.

Yankees Moneyline Royals Moneyline Run Line Total
BetMGM -150 +125 - 9.5 Bet on this game with BetMGM

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Royals vs. Yankees Betting Trends and Insights

  • The Yankees have entered the game as favorites 89 times this season and won 49, or 55.1%, of those games.
  • In games they have played as moneyline favorites with odds of -150 or shorter, the Yankees have a 29-14 record (winning 67.4% of their games).
  • The bookmakers' moneyline implies a 60% chance of a victory for New York.
  • The Yankees were the moneyline favorite in three of their last 10 games, and they finished 1-2 in those matchups.
  • In its last 10 outings, New York and its opponents combined to hit the over three times (all 10 of the games had set totals).
  • The Royals have been chosen as underdogs in 135 games this year and have walked away with the win 46 times (34.1%) in those games.
  • This season, the Royals have been victorious 30 times in 95 chances when named as an underdog of at least +125 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The Royals have played as underdogs in nine of their past 10 games and have gone 7-2 in those contests.
  • In the last 10 games with a total, Kansas City and its opponents have failed to hit the over three times.

Royals vs. Yankees Player Props

Hits O/U Total Bases O/U HR O/U RBI O/U
Salvador Pérez 0.5 (-278) 1.5 (+100) 0.5 (+280) 0.5 (+110)
Edward Olivares 0.5 (-250) 1.5 (+115) 0.5 (+425) 0.5 (+145)
Nelson Velazquez 0.5 (-200) 1.5 (+125) 0.5 (+325) 0.5 (+160)
Bobby Witt Jr. 1.5 (+170) 1.5 (-118) 0.5 (+340) 0.5 (+130)
Maikel Garcia 1.5 (+160) 1.5 (-105) 0.5 (+525) 0.5 (+180)

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