Advertisement

Yankees vs. Royals Free Pick

2013 mlb free picks predictions odds trends yankees royals

KANSAS CITY, MO (The Spread) - The Yankees will see a familiar face tonight in former Rays' starter James Shields when they visit the Royals at 7:10PM ET.  

View Current MLB Odds

ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Royals are -137 money line favorites over the Yankees, who are +126 on the ML. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 7.5 runs.

LINE MOVEMENT: The Yankees opened as +131 money line underdogs but their odds have dropped slightly to +126, while the Royals' odds have gone from -142 down to -137. New York is 21-13 overall and 9-6 on the road, while Kansas City is 18-14 overall and 10-6 at home.

PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 53% of the betting public currently favors Kansas City. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most updated numbers.

MLB FREE PICK: Take New York. According to latest MLB trends, the Yankees are 6-0 in Andy Pettitte's last six road starts versus the Royals and 11-1 in his last 12 starts overall against Kansas City. The Yankees are also 70-28 in their last 98 meetings with the Royals.

The Yankees (21-13, 9-6 road, 15-16 O/U) are doing with smoke and mirrors. Despite all the injuries, they are hanging with Baltimore atop the American League East. They take on a Royals (18-14, 10-6 home, 14-17 O/U) team that is improved but has lost four of their last five games. Meanwhile the Yankees have won three straight after beating the Royals on Friday night. The Yankees always seem to plug in guys like 1B Lyle Overbay, who hit his sixth home run on Friday against the Royals, while Icihiro Suzuki added his second. Robinson Cano leads the team with a .314 batting average, which is impressive considering guys like Derek Jeter, Mark Teixeira and Curtis Granderson are on the disabled list. Andy Pettitte is 14-3 lifetime vs. Kansas City with 3.44 ERA. He's also better on the road this year, with a 2-1 record and a 2.66 ERA. The Yankees visit Kauffman Stadium to meet the Royals at 7:10pmET on Saturday night.

Key Trends: NY Yankees are 10-4 last 14 overall, 17-6 last 23 overall on grass, 11-1 in Pettitte's last 12 starts vs. Royals, 16-7 last 23 with the total set of 7.0-8.5 and 7-0 last 7 during game 2 of a series. Royals are 1-4 last 5 vs. a starter with a WHIP greater than 1.30.

MLB FREE PICK: NEW YORK YANKEES +126

Bet on Today’s MLB Odds

ATSSportsline.com has been providing winning sports picks since 1992. Want more from ATS Consultants? Click Free Picks to get daily winners delivered directly to your inbox with no obligation!

 

Advertisement

MLB Top Stories

Thumbnail Kershaw aims to disrupt Giants' wild-card bid In several hours, Clayton Kershaw gets his final tune-up for the postseason. But will the Dodgers’ venture ace stay in the game long enough to make life...
Thumbnail Yanks try to spoil Orioles' postseason push Having claimed six of their past seven contests, the Orioles are clearly producing playoff-caliber results. But can Buck Showalter’s team officially punch its...
Thumbnail Cardinals tab Wacha to take down Pirates Sitting one game behind San Francisco for the second NL wild-card spot with two to play, the Cardinals need Michael Wacha to come up big this afternoon. Will...
Thumbnail Cardinals open definining set against Pirates   Thursday’s Cardinals-Reds series finale ended in the most controversial way possible. Is the Gateway City in for...
Thumbnail Mariners need another victory vs. visiting A's Seattle can’t quite control its own destiny with respect to reaching the playoffs. Yet Scott Servais’ crew won’t stop pushing for that first postseason...
More inMLB Articles  

MLB Headlines

More inMLB News  

MLB Team Pages