Predictions for Yankees vs. Royals: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – June 13

Thursday’s game between the New York Yankees (49-21) and the Kansas City Royals (39-30) at Kauffman Stadium has a good chance to be a tight matchup, as our computer prediction projects a final score of 5-4, with the Yankees coming out on top. Game time is at 2:10 PM ET on June 13.

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Yankees vs. Royals Matchup Info

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Yankees vs. Royals Predictions

  • Score Prediction: Yankees 5, Royals 4
  • Total Prediction: Under 11 runs

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Yankees vs. Royals Betting Lines

Yankees vs Royals Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Yankees -175 +145 11 +100 -120

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Yankees Betting Insights

  • New York has won 37, or 72.5%, of the 51 contests it has been named as the odds-on favorite in this year.
  • The Yankees have a mark of 11-4 in contests where bookmakers favor them by -175 or better on the moneyline.
  • Contests involving New York have gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 33 of 70 chances this season.
  • The Yankees went 10-2 across the 12 games they were a moneyline favorite in their past 15 matchups.
  • In its past 15 outings, New York and its opponents combined to go over the run total 10 times (all 15 of the games had set totals).

Royals Betting Insights

  • Kansas City has been the moneyline underdog 41 total times this season. It has finished 20-21 in those games.
  • The Royals have not yet played as a moneyline underdog of +145 or longer.
  • Kansas City has combined with opponents to hit the over on the total 32 times this season for a 32-35-2 record against the over/under.
  • In 10 games as underdogs in their past 15 matchups, the Royals have a record of 3-7.
  • When it comes to hitting the over, Kansas City and its opponents are 10-5-0 in its past 15 games with a total.

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Yankees vs. Royals Probable Pitchers

Yankees’ Starting Pitcher: Nestor Cortes Jr.

  • The 29-year-old has an ERA of 3.68 and 8.7 strikeouts per nine innings, with a batting average against of .240 in 14 games this season.
  • Nestor Cortes Jr.’s team has been victorious in 45.5% of the games he’s started as the moneyline favorite with a record of 5-6.
  • Cortes’ team has won six of his 14 starts this season.
  • Games started by Cortes have a 6-7-1 record at hitting the over this season.

Royals’ Starting Pitcher: Alec Marsh

  • The 26-year-old has an ERA of 4.05, with 8.1 strikeouts per nine innings in 11 games this season. Opposing batters have a .233 batting average against him.
  • The Royals have been the underdog on the moneyline in seven of Marsh’s starts this season, and they went 5-2 in those matchups.
  • Marsh’s team has won eight of his 11 starts.
  • Alec Marsh has had 11 starts with a set total this season, and the teams combined to hit the over in six of those matchups.

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Yankees’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 49-21
Home 22-10
Road 27-11
One-Run Games 10-7
Scoring 5+ Runs 37-2

Royals’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 39-30
Home 24-14
Road 15-16
One-Run Games 10-10
Scoring 5+ Runs 23-10

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