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6:05 pm • YES

Starting Pitchers

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Nestor Cortes logoN. CortesNew York Yankees logo2.4412-4
Jonathan Heasley logoJ. HeasleyKansas City Royals logo5.284-10

Royals vs. Yankees Odds

Spread, Total, Moneyline

MatchupOpenSpreadTotalMoneyline
Royals
0-0
+1.5
+1.5+132
o9-105
+250
Yankees
3-6
u8.5
-1.5-152
u9-113
-315
location pinSaturday 6:05 p.m.
July 30, 2022
Yankee StadiumBronx

Royals vs. Yankees Game Analysis

Royals vs. Yankees Notes

Keys to the Game

The Yankees are 40-8 (.833) when hitting 2 or more home runs this season -- tied for 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: .709.
The Royals are just 2-26 (.071) when their opponents score in the first inning this season -- lowest in MLB; League Avg: .338.
The Yankees are 8-20 (.286) when trailing entering the 7th inning this season -- best in MLB; League Avg: .115.

Matchup Contrasts

Bobby Witt Jr. is slugging just .200 on breaking pitches from LHP on breaking pitches against LHP this season -- tied for 12th worst in MLB-- 10th Percentile. Nestor Cortes has thrown his slider 51% of the time this season -- highest among qualified SPs-- 100th Percentile.
MJ Melendez is slugging .720 on breaking pitches from LHP on breaking pitches against LHP this season -- ninth best among hitters with at least 148 total PA's-- 96th Percentile. Nestor Cortes has thrown his slider 51% of the time this season -- highest among qualified SPs-- 100th Percentile.

Today's Starting Pitchers

17 of Nestor Cortes' 49 breaking pitch strikeouts (35%) have been backdoor this season -- 3rd highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 49 total IP; League Avg: 12% -- 97th Percentile.
Nestor Cortes has thrown his slider 60% of the time (243/404) on the first pitch of at-bats this season -- highest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 23% -- 100th Percentile.

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Royals vs. Yankees Expert Picks

KC
NYY
KC ML
1
NYY ML
0
Over
0
Under
3
KC Spread
1
NYY Spread
1

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Last 5 Matchups

dateopponentscorespreadover/undermoneyline
Jul 29thKCW 11-5-1.5 WO 8.5NYY -420
Jul 28thKCW 1-0-1.5 LU 8.5NYY -250
Jul 27th@NYML 2-3+1.5 WU 7.5NYM +160
Jul 26th@NYML 3-6-1.5 LO 8NYM -116
Jul 24th@BALW 6-0-1.5 WU 9NYY -182

Royals vs. Yankees Public Betting

11%

Bets%

89%

Money%

Matchup History

Against the Spread (ATS) History

overallhomeawayfavoriteunderdog
Yankees
71-90-137-4434-46-162-819-9-1
Royals
79-8342-3937-4412-1566-68

Over/Under History

overallhome o/uaway o/ufavorite o/uunderdog o/u
Yankees
77-81-441-38-236-43-271-68-46-13
Royals
81-76-540-39-241-37-310-16-170-60-4

Straight-Up (ML) History

overallhomeawayfavoriteunderdog
Yankees
3-657-2442-3992-517-12
Royals
N/A39-4226-54-114-1350-83-1

Royals vs. Yankees Injury Updates

Royals Injuries

  • Adalberto Mondesi

    IF

    Mondesi is out with knee

    Out

  • Josh Staumont

    P

    Staumont is out with biceps

    Out

  • Angel Zerpa

    P

    Zerpa is out with knee

    Out

Yankees Injuries

  • Frankie Montas

    P

    Frankie Montas (shoulder) placed on 15-day IL

    Out

  • Wandy Peralta

    P

    Peralta is out with back

    Out

  • Michael King

    P

    King is out with elbow

    Out

  • Luis Gil

    P

    Gil is out with arm

    Out

Royals vs. Yankees Box Score

Royals Player Stats
Projected
PITCHERPCIPKER
RJ. Heasley, P
763.114
RW. Mills, P
281.230
RJ. Staumont, P
200.211
LA. Garrett, P
90.110
RJ. Payamps, P
44231
HITTERSH-ABRHRRBI
1W. Merrifield, 2B
1-4000
2B. Witt Jr., DH
0-4000
3S. Perez, C
0-3001
4H. Dozier, LF
0-3000
5V. Pasquantino, 1B
2-4000
6M. Taylor, CF
1-4100
7M. Melendez, RF
0-2000
8M. Garcia, SS
2-4001
9N. Lopez, 3B
1-3100
9R. O'Hearn, PH
0-1000
Yankees Player Stats
Projected
PITCHERPCIPKER
LN. Cortes, P
90552
LA. Chapman, P
13120
RC. Schmidt, P
52350
HITTERSH-ABRHRRBI
1D. LeMahieu, 1B
3-5112
2A. Judge, DH
2-3212
3A. Benintendi, LF
0-1001
4G. Torres, 2B
1-5001
5J. Donaldson, 3B
0-4000
6M. Carpenter, RF
1-3111
6J. Gallo, RF
0-0000
7A. Hicks, CF
0-4000
8I. Kiner-Falefa, SS
0-3200
9J. Trevino, C
1-4200

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Royals vs. Yankees Team Totals

MatchupOverUnder
Royals
0-0
o3-120
u3-110
Yankees
3-6
o5-120
u5-110

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