Yankees vs Royals Odds, Picks & Predictions – July 28

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On Thursday, the New York Yankees (66-33) are hosting the Kansas City Royals (39-59), at 7:05 PM ET. The Yankees have dropped two straight, and the Royals have lost two in a row. The Yankees will hand the ball to Jameson Taillon (9-2), and the Royals will turn to Brady Singer (4-3).

The Yankees are moderate favorites on the moneyline (-235) at home over the Royals (+196). The game has an over/under of 8.5 runs.

Yankees vs. Royals Odds

Run Line

New York Yankees (-1.5)

Moneyline

Yankees (-235)

Total

8.5 Runs (Over: -118, Under: -103)

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When, Where, at What Time is Yankees vs. Royals

  • Game Day: Thursday, July 28, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:05 PM ET
  • Location: The Bronx, New York
  • Stadium: Yankee Stadium

Yankees Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Giancarlo Stanton 10 Day Injury List Achilles
Luis Severino 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Miguel Castro 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Michael King 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Chad Green 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Zack Britton 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Ben Rortvedt 60 Day Injury List Oblique
Stephen Ridings 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Aaron Hicks Day-to-day Hamstring

Royals Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Edward Olivares 10 Day Injury List Quadricep
Salvador Pérez 10 Day Injury List Thumb
Daniel Lynch 15 Day Injury List Hand
Jon Heasley 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Angel Zerpa 15 Day Injury List Knee
Gabe Speier 40 Man Active Illness
Adalberto Mondesi 60 Day Injury List Knee
Jake Brentz 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Tyler Zuber 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Bobby Witt Jr. Day-to-day Hamstring

Last Time Out: Yankees and Royals

The Yankees lost 3-2 against the Mets yesterday, with Wandy Peralta taking the loss. He threw zero innings, giving up one earned run on three hits. Gleyber Torres went 1-for-4 with a home run and two RBI to lead the Yankees offensively.

The Royals fell to the Angels 4-0 yesterday. Ryan O’Hearn led the way offensively after going 3-for-4 in the defeat, while Brad Keller took the loss on the mound, throwing six innings, giving up three earned runs on six hits while striking out five.

Betting Trends

Yankees Betting Records and Team Stats

The Yankees have won 62, or 68.1%, of the 91 games they’ve played as favorites this season. This season, New York has won 15 of its 18 games, or 83.3%, when favored by at least -235 on the moneyline. The Yankees have a 70.1% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline. So far this season, New York and its opponents have hit the over in 49 of their 99 games with a total. The Yankees are 48-51-0 against the spread in their 99 chances this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Aaron Judge 96 .292 (30) .374 (16) .648 (2) 9.0% (1) 26.2% (129) 11.4% (31)
Anthony Rizzo 93 .220 (139) .339 (57) .486 (26) 5.9% (12) 17.0% (49) 11.3% (35)
DJ LeMahieu 91 .281 (39) .386 (11) .408 (89) 2.3% (101) 12.3% (12) 13.6% (8)
Gleyber Torres 88 .263 (63) .322 (92) .481 (30) 4.7% (26) 18.7% (64) 7.3% (100)
Isiah Kiner-Falefa 89 .275 (44) .318 (99) .328 (147) 0.0% (154) 13.9% (20) 5.2% (142)

Royals Betting Records and Team Stats

The Royals have come away with 28 wins in the 76 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season. This season, Kansas City has been victorious two times in 11 chances when named as an underdog of at least +196 or worse on the moneyline. The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Royals have a 33.8% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest. Kansas City’s games have gone over the total in 46 of their 98 opportunities. The Royals have an against the spread record of 45-53-0 in 98 games with a line this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Bobby Witt Jr. 92 .255 (79) .298 (125) .456 (50) 3.7% (53) 22.7% (99) 5.3% (139)
Andrew Benintendi 93 .320 (5) .387 (10) .398 (102) 0.8% (149) 13.3% (17) 10.0% (54)
Whit Merrifield 90 .240 (109) .291 (134) .344 (143) 1.3% (136) 14.8% (29) 7.3% (100)
Hunter Dozier 82 .268 (53) .331 (74) .445 (60) 2.7% (89) 21.9% (97) 7.9% (89)
Michael A. Taylor 71 .279 (-) .350 (-) .402 (-) 2.3% (-) 23.0% (-) 9.7% (-)

Yankees vs. Royals Picks and Predictions

Our prediction for Yankees vs. Royals sees the Yankees (-235 on the moneyline) as the pick to win. For the total, we pick the over on 8.5 runs.

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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