Royals vs Yankees Prediction, Odds & Player Prop Bets Today – MLB, Jul 31

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  • The (67-33) are favorites vs the (67-33)
  • Royals starting pitcher: Donald Greinke (3-6), 4.35 ERA
  • Yankees starting pitcher: Jordan Montgomery (3-3), 3.49 ERA
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The Kansas City Royals () visit Yankee Stadium to take on the New York Yankees () on Sunday, July 31, 2022. First pitch is scheduled for 1:35pm EDT in Bronx.

The are betting favorites in this MLB matchup, with the run line sitting at ().

The Royals vs Yankees Over/Under is total runs for the game.

So far this season, the Royals are 39-62 against the spread (ATS), while the Yankees are 50-52 ATS.

Royals vs. Yankees Odds, Run Line, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Royals O
Yankees U

Royals vs Yankees Prediction for Today’s Game

Based on recent trends the model predicts the Yankees will win Sunday‘s matchup with 58.8% confidence.

This prediction factors in starting pitchers, recent team and player hitting performances, the last 5 games for both the Royals and Yankees and up-to-date player injuries.


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Best Royals Player Prop Bets Today

We’ve highlighted some favorite MLB player prop bets for Royals players for Sunday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Andrew Benintendi has hit the Singles Over in 28 of his last 38 away games (+14.80 Units / 28% ROI)
  • Salvador Perez has hit the Hits Under in 29 of his last 54 games (+13.65 Units / 20% ROI)
  • Vinnie Pasquantino has hit the RBIs Under in 17 of his last 19 games (+13.45 Units / 31% ROI)
  • Whit Merrifield has hit the Runs Over in 21 of his last 33 away games (+11.30 Units / 32% ROI)
  • Andrew Benintendi has hit the Hits Over in 14 of his last 20 away games (+10.30 Units / 31% ROI)

Best Yankees Player Prop Best Bets Today

And here are some favorite MLB player prop bets for Yankees players for Sunday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Andrew Benintendi has hit the Runs Under in 38 of his last 53 games at home (+14.45 Units / 18% ROI)
  • Aaron Hicks has hit the Hits Under in 14 of his last 18 games at home (+11.15 Units / 60% ROI)
  • Aaron Hicks has hit the Total Bases Under in 14 of his last 18 games at home (+11.15 Units / 59% ROI)
  • DJ LeMahieu has hit the Runs Over in 13 of his last 15 games at home (+10.90 Units / 58% ROI)
  • Giancarlo Stanton has hit the Singles Under in 14 of his last 17 games at home (+9.80 Units / 34% ROI)

Yankees vs Royals Home Run Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Aaron Judge 0.5 +180 0.5 -250
Andrew Benintendi 0.5 +575 0.5 -1400
Anthony Rizzo 0.5 +310 0.5 -550
DJ LeMahieu 0.5 +550 0.5 -1200
Isiah Kiner-Falefa 0.5 +850 0.5 -5000

Yankees vs Royals Total Hits Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Aaron Judge 1.5 +150 1.5 -225
Andrew Benintendi 0.5 -300 0.5 +195
Anthony Rizzo 0.5 -250 0.5 +170
DJ LeMahieu 1.5 +155 1.5 -225
Isiah Kiner-Falefa 0.5 -275 0.5 +185

Yankees vs Royals RBI Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Aaron Judge 0.5 -125 0.5 -115
Andrew Benintendi 0.5 +145 0.5 -200
Anthony Rizzo 0.5 +135 0.5 -190
DJ LeMahieu 0.5 +180 0.5 -275
Isiah Kiner-Falefa 0.5 +190 0.5 -275

Yankees vs Royals Strikeout Prop Bets Today

Over Under
Jordan Montgomery 5.5 -105 5.5 -135
Zack Greinke 3.5 +110 3.5 -155
  • The Kansas City Royals have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 17 of their last 23 away games (+15.60 Units / 63% ROI)
  • The Kansas City Royals have covered the Run Line in 16 of their last 28 games (+7.10 Units / 21% ROI)
  • The Kansas City Royals have hit the Game Total Under in 24 of their last 41 games (+6.55 Units / 15% ROI)
  • The Kansas City Royals have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Over in 10 of their last 13 away games (+6.50 Units / 44% ROI)
  • The Kansas City Royals have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Moneyline in 8 of their last 16 away games (+5.35 Units / 33% ROI)
  • The New York Yankees have hit the Moneyline in 37 of their last 46 games at home (+18.85 Units / 19% ROI)
  • The New York Yankees have hit the Game Total Over in 16 of their last 21 games (+10.55 Units / 46% ROI)
  • The New York Yankees have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Over in 28 of their last 48 games (+6.10 Units / 12% ROI)
  • The New York Yankees have covered the Run Line in 4 of their last 5 games at home (+3.05 Units / 47% ROI)

Royals Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Royals have gone 45-56 against the Run Line (-20.25 Units / -15.29% ROI).

  • 39-62 when betting on the Moneyline for -16.95 Units / -15.56% ROI
  • 48-49 when betting on the total runs Over for -5.9 Units / -5.32% ROI
  • 49-48 when betting on the total runs Under for -4 Units / -3.58% ROI

Yankees Against the Spread (ATS) Record

Against the spread this MLB season, the Royals have gone 50-52 against the Run Line (-3.95 Units / -3.29% ROI).

  • 69-33 when betting on the Moneyline for +14.65 Units / 7.65% ROI
  • 50-49 when betting on the total runs Over for -4.05 Units / -3.6% ROI
  • 49-50 when betting on the total runs Under for -5.9 Units / -5.25% ROI

Opponents have a line drive rate of 36% (29/80) against Zack Greinke on inside fastballs since the start of last season — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 131 total IP; League Avg: 22% — 0 Percentile.

Zack Greinke has an ERA of 7.38 (39.0 IP) on the road this season — 3rd highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 50 total IP; League Avg: 4.02 — second Percentile.

Zack Greinke has located his pitches away 66% of the time (269/410) with two-strikes this season — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 50 total IP; League Avg: 48% — 100th Percentile.

Zack Greinke has a strikeout rate of just 28% (47 SO in 170 PAs) with two-strikes this season — 2nd lowest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 50 total IP; League Avg: 42% — first Percentile.

Jordan Montgomery: Yankees Starting Pitcher Stats & Trends

Opponents have a miss rate of 38% (66/175) against Jordan Montgomery on the first pitch of at-bats this season — 4th best among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 26% — 94th Percentile.

Jordan Montgomery has attempted to pick off a runner at second base 7 timesthis season — most among qualified SPs in MLB — 100th Percentile.

Opponents have a miss rate of 29% (240/827) against Jordan Montgomery this season — 10th best among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 25% — 85th Percentile.

Jordan Montgomery has a first-pitch strike rate of 78% (31/40) — 3rd highest in MLB over the last two weeks; League Avg: 61% — 98th Percentile.

Royals Keys to the Game vs. the Yankees

The Royals are just 2-27 (.069) when their opponents score in the first inning this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .337.

The Royals are just 4-46 (.080) when allowing 5 or more runs this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .205.

The Royals are just 5-28 (.152) when allowing 2 or more home runs this season — 3rd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .292.

The Royals are just 1-48 (.020) when trailing entering the 7th inning this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .116.

Yankees Keys to the Game vs. the Royals

The Yankees are 8-20 (.286) when trailing entering the 7th inning this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .116.

The Yankees are 6-27 (.182) when trailing entering the 8th inning this season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: .088.

The Yankees are 41-8 (.837) when hitting 2 or more home runs this season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: .708.

The Yankees are 10-4 (.714) when tied entering the 8th inning this season — tied for 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: .500.

Royals hitters are averaging just 3.79 pitches per plate appearance against RHP since the start of last season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 3.91.

Royals hitters have just 519 strikeouts in 2,734 PA’s (19%) against LHP since the start of last season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: 22%.

The Royals are just 2-27 (.069) when their opponents score in the first inning this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .337.

Royals hitters have 26 extra-base hits out of 106 total hits (just 24%) when facing the starting pitcher for the 3rd time in a game this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 37%.

Yankees hitters have an OPS of .782 (1,236 PA’s) in innings 7-9 this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .683.

Yankees hitters are averaging 4.05 pitches per plate appearance since the start of last season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 3.90.

Yankees hitters have an OBP of .406 (193 PA’s) against LHP this month (18 games) — best in MLB; League Avg: .315.

Yankees hitters have an OPS of .766 (3,104 PA’s) in innings 7-9 since the start of last season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: .695.

Royals pitchers have walked 391 of 3,912 batters (10%) this season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

Royals pitchers have walked 982 of 10,039 batters (10%) since the start of last season — 2nd highest in MLB; League Avg: 9%.

Royals pitchers have walked 79 of 890 batters (9%) when facing the leadoff batter in the inning this season — 5th highest in MLB; League Avg: 7%.

Royals pitchers have a strikeout rate of just 17% with runners in scoring position this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 21%.

The average home run distance against the Yankees pitchers since the start of last season is 391.6 feet — best in MLB; League Avg: 399.6

Yankees pitchers have won 57% of games in which they have allowed their opponent to score in three different innings at home this season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 26%.

Yankees pitchers have a strikeout rate of 27% with runners in scoring position since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: 22%.

Opponents have a miss rate of 29% against Yankees pitchers this season — best in MLB; League Avg: 25%.

Yankees vs. Royals Injuries Tonight That May Affect Prop Bets 

  • Giancarlo Stanton (Yankees): Achilles, D10
  • Benjamin Rortvedt (Yankees): Oblique, D60
  • Michael King (Yankees): Elbow, D60
  • Miguel Castro (Yankees): Shoulder, D15
  • Zachary Britton (Yankees): Elbow, D60
  • Stephen Ridings (Yankees): Shoulder, D60
  • Chad Green (Yankees): Elbow, D60
  • Luis Severino (Yankees): Lat, D15
  • Daniel A. Lynch (Royals): Blister, D15
  • Angel Zerpa (Royals): Knee, D15
  • Raúl Mondesi (Royals): Knee, D60
  • Jacob Brentz (Royals): Flexor, D60
  • Tyler Zuber (Royals): Shoulder, D60
  • Edward Olivares (Royals): Quad, D10

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