New York Yankees versus Kansas City Royals Major League Baseball Betting Preview

Share |

We are deep into August and the pennant races from Major League Baseball is heating up and on tap on ESPN Monday Night Baseball is a good one as the New York Yankees hit the road to open up a series against the Kansas City Royals. The Yankees and Royals will get things started from Kansas City Monday August 25th at 7PM Eastern Time and ESPN TV has the coast to coast broadcast.

Bet Major League Baseball at Oddsmaker sportsbook, where bettors can now Claim their Free 100% Bonus up to $1000. Sign up today and get into the excitement of watching and wagering on Major League Baseball and bet into the best odds in the business with Dime Line Wagering now available up until the final pitch of the 2014 World Series.

The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business have the home side Kansas City Royals the -135 wagering favorite with the over under line set at 7 ½ runs. Those who choose to play on Kansas City on the run line and lays the -1 ½ runs will get back +150 odds. Bettors choosing the +1 ½ run head start with the New York Yankees will have to lay -170 odds for their run line wager.

A check of the standings and we find the Kansas City Royals sitting atop the AL Central with a mark of 72-57. They have gotten good pitching from the starters and bullpen all season. The hitting has finally come around and the Royals got hot and the Tigers got cold so KC hit the top of the AL Central standings. The Yankees sit at 67-61 in the AL East but are 6 games behind the Baltimore Orioles for the AL East with just 34 games left to be played. In the Wildcard race the Yankees are 3 ½ games behind the Seattle Mariners for the final playoff spot in the American League. They still must pass Detroit who is one game behind the Mariners. The pitching matchup for Game 1 of this series will feature Yankees right hander Michael Pineda who will oppose Kansas City right hander James Shields. Pineda returned to the rotation after a back injury the sidelined him for nearly four months and has allowed three earned runs total in his two starts back. Shields has allowed two earned runs or less in five of his past six starts.

Comments are closed.