New York Yankees vs Kansas City Royals Prediction, Pick and Preview, July 29 (7/29): MLB
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- Jul 29, 2022, 2:10:38 AM
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|Time||7:10 p.m. EST|
|Yankees money line||+270|
|Yankees run line||+1.5 (-150)|
|Royals money line||-345|
|Royals run line||-1.5 (-175)|
|Over / under||8.5|
|New York Yankees||Kansas City Royals|
|Home / road record||38-12||17-30|
|Last 10 record||5-5||3-7|
|Over / under record||48-49-3||46-49-4|
|Runs / game||5.30||3.87|
|Runs allowed / game||3.32||5.01|
The Kansas City Royals and the New York Yankees will play the 2nd game of the series at the Yankee Stadium on Friday. The Yankees beat the Royals in the first game of the series with a walk-off home run from All-Star Aaron Judge.
New York Yankees
The Yankees get here with a 67-33 record and have lost 3 of their last 5 games. The team is averaging 5.3 runs per game. They're batting for .246 AVG, 525 runs scored in 818 hits and 168 home runs, ranking #1 in offense in the league. Aaron Judge leads the team and is batting for .292 with 38 home runs and 82 RBI.
Defensively they are allowing 3.3 runs per game and rank #2 in the league. All-Star Nestor Cortes leads the pitching staff with a 2.48 ERA, 106 strikeouts and 8 wins recorded with the Yanks.
Probable Pitcher: Gerrit Cole (9-3, 3.09 ERA)
Cole will be on the mound in the 2nd game of the series for New York. Cole took the loss against the Orioles on Saturday, allowing four runs (three earned) on nine hits with six strikeouts and two walks. He has a record of 4-1 with an ERA of 2.04 and 46 strikeouts in 6 appearances versus the Royals in his career.
Kansas City Royals
The Royals get to this game with a 34-54 record and have lost their last 3 games. The team is averaging 3.87 runs per game. They're batting for .247 AVG, 379 runs scored in 818 hits and 79 home runs, ranking #26 in offense in the league behind the Los Angeles Angels. Bobby Witt Jr is batting for a .258 AVG. 51 RBI and 14 home runs.
Defensively they are allowing 5.01 runs per game and ranking #26 in the league. Brad Keller leads the team with a 4.18 ERA, 73 strikeouts and 5 wins recorded for the Royals.
Probable Pitcher: Kris Bubic (2-6, 5.53 ERA)
Singer will be on the mound in the 1st game of the series for the Royals. Bubic struck out four batters in seven innings, allowing two runs on four hits and three walks, taking the win. He has a record of 0-1 with an ERA of 3.68 and 5 strikeouts in 2 appearances against the Yankees in his career.
Kansas City Royals are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games on the road.
Kansas City Royals are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees.
The total has gone OVER in 11 of NY Yankees' last 15 games against Kansas City.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Yankees' last 6 games at home.
The Yankees offense struggled against Brady Singer who held them to zero runs across 7 innings. For this game they will face Kris Bubic who has been up and down this season and lost against the Yankees ealier this season. Gerrit Cole will take the mound for the Yankees who's coming from a loss vs Orioles but dominated the Royals the last time he faced them pitching 6 scoreless innings. Bubic will have a hard time trying to stop a Yankees offense who has been quiet and will explode in any moment. Take the Yankees.
PICK: Yankees -1.5 (-175)
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