Yankees vs Royals Odds, Picks & Predictions – July 30

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At Yankee Stadium on Saturday, the Kansas City Royals (four consecutive losses) meet the New York Yankees at 2:05 PM ET. Nestor Cortes (8-3) will start for the Yankees, and Jonathan Heasley (1-5) for the Royals.

With moneyline odds of -312 to win, the Yankees are heavy favorites at home over the Royals (+247).
The contest has a total set at 9.

Yankees vs. Royals Odds

Run Line

New York Yankees (-1.5)


Yankees (-312)


9 Runs (Over: -101, Under: -120)

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

  • Game Day: Saturday, July 30, 2022
  • Game Time: 2:05 PM ET
  • Location: The Bronx, New York
  • Stadium: Yankee Stadium

Yankees Injury Report

Giancarlo Stanton10 Day Injury ListAchilles
Luis Severino15 Day Injury ListShoulder
Miguel Castro15 Day Injury ListShoulder
Michael King60 Day Injury ListElbow
Chad Green60 Day Injury ListElbow
Zack Britton60 Day Injury ListElbow
Ben Rortvedt60 Day Injury ListOblique
Stephen Ridings60 Day Injury ListShoulder

Royals Injury Report

Edward Olivares10 Day Injury ListQuadricep
Daniel Lynch15 Day Injury ListHand
Jon Heasley15 Day Injury ListShoulder
Angel Zerpa15 Day Injury ListKnee
Gabe Speier40 Man ActiveIllness
Adalberto Mondesi60 Day Injury ListKnee
Jake Brentz60 Day Injury ListElbow
Tyler Zuber60 Day Injury ListShoulder
Bobby Witt Jr.Day-to-dayHamstring

Last Time Out: Yankees and Royals

These clubs meet again following the Yankees’ 11-5 victory over the Royals yesterday. Albert Abreu (1.00 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 K) picked up the win for the Yankees. Aaron Judge went 3-for-5 with two home runs and six RBI to lead the team on offense. Scott Barlow (0.00 IP, 2 R, 4 H, 1 K) took the loss on the mound for the Royals.

Betting Trends

Yankees Betting Records and Team Stats

The Yankees have entered the game as favorites 93 times this season and won 64, or 68.8%, of those games. New York has a record of 5-1 when favored by -312 or more by bookmakers this season. The implied probability of a win from the Yankees, based on the moneyline, is 75.7%. So far this season, New York and its opponents have hit the over in 50 of their 101 games with a total. The Yankees are 49-52-0 against the spread this season.

NameGPAVG (Rank)OBP (Rank)SLG (Rank)HR% (Rank)K% (Rank)BB% (Rank)
Aaron Judge98.297 (23).378 (15).668 (2)9.6% (1)26.3% (132)11.4% (28)
Anthony Rizzo95.222 (136).343 (53).492 (23)6.0% (10)16.9% (49)11.3% (33)
DJ LeMahieu92.278 (39).386 (10).404 (90)2.3% (101)12.4% (12)14.0% (8)
Andrew Benintendi95.316 (5).384 (11).393 (105)0.8% (149)13.3% (18)10.1% (52)
Gleyber Torres90.266 (57).323 (86).481 (27)4.6% (29)18.9% (66)7.1% (102)

Royals Betting Records and Team Stats

The Royals have been chosen as underdogs in 78 games this year and have walked away with the win 28 times (35.9%) in those games. Kansas City has a mark of 1-5 in contests where bookmakers favor them by +247 or worse on the moneyline. The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Royals have a 28.8% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest. Kansas City and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 47 of their 100 opportunities. In 100 games with a line this season, the Royals have a mark of 46-54-0 against the spread.

NameGPAVG (Rank)OBP (Rank)SLG (Rank)HR% (Rank)K% (Rank)BB% (Rank)
Bobby Witt Jr.92.255 (72).298 (126).456 (54)3.7% (55)22.7% (102)5.3% (137)
Whit Merrifield92.240 (113).290 (137).345 (140)1.2% (138)15.0% (30)7.1% (102)
Hunter Dozier84.261 (66).323 (86).433 (66)2.7% (86)22.6% (98)7.7% (92)
MJ Melendez69.233 (-).314 (-).424 (-)3.6% (-)25.6% (-)10.8% (-)
Nicky Lopez94.244 (101).297 (127).294 (153)0.0% (153)14.6% (25)5.9% (127)

Yankees vs. Royals Picks and Predictions

We pick that the Yankees will pick up the win in this matchup, and they’re our choice on the moneyline (-312). If you’re looking for a pick on the over/under, we predict the final scoring winding up under the total (9 runs).

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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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