New York Yankees vs Kansas City Royals 5-1-22

New York Yankees vs Kansas City Royals 5/1/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

New York Yankees vs Kansas City Royals 5/1/2022 Picks Predictions Previews


‘The New York Yankees will visit the Kansas City Royals for their series finale in the American League East versus Central matchup from Ewing M. Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, MO, on Sunday, May 1, 2022, at 2:10 PM EDT.


The Yankees took the Friday opener in an eventual 12-2 blowout win and kept it going on Saturday with a 3-0 shutout victory.


New York entered Saturday holding a 1.5-game lead over the Blue Jays for the top spot in the AL East race and the series is currently 2-0 in favor of the New York Yankees heading into Game 3.


For this series finale, Luis Severino will be on the mound to make his 5th start of the season for New York. He is 2-0 with an ERA of  3.32, a 1.211 WHIP, 6 BBs, and 19 Ks over 19 innings of work on the season.


Severino won his lone career start at Kauffman Stadium on May 19, 2018, where he threw 6 innings while allowing 3 runs on 8 hits with 2 BBs and 6 KS in an 8-3 Yankees victory.


  • The NY Yankees are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games against Kansas City.
  • The Yankees are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games down the road.
  • The total went OVER in 8 of the NY Yankees’ last 10 road games against Kansas City.

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New York Yankees vs Kansas City Royals Predictions 5/1/2022


The Kansas City Royals started slow and witnessed their bullpen get rocked late in the game and ended up in a blowout loss during the opener of this series where the Royals recorded 7 hits but were unable to get much going on the scoreboard.


Kansas City entered Saturday tied for second in the AL Central, 3 games behind the Twins for the division lead.


Daniel Lynch will make his 4th start of the season for the Royals in this contest and he is coming in 2-1 with an ERA of 3.38, a 1.188 WHIP, 4 BBs, and 16 Ks over 16 innings of work this season. In his 9 career starts at Kauffman Stadium, Lynch is 3-3 with an ERA of 6.21, a 1.62 WHIP, 19 BBs, and 26 Ks over 37.2 innings of work.


  • The total went OVER in 10 of Kansas City’s last 13 matches with the Yankees.
  • The total went UNDER in 7 of the Royals’ last 8 games at home.
  • The total went OVER in 8 of Kansas City’s last 10 home games against the NY Yankees.

New York Yankees vs Kansas City Royals. The MLB pick for this contest is the New York Yankees. The Yankees have been dominant in this series and are more than able to walk away with a sweep in this one.


New York entered Saturday riding on 7 consecutive wins and had piled up at least 5 runs in 6 straight matches entering Saturday. In addition, Severino has had his struggles in his last start but was still able to pick up the win for the Yankees. Prediction: New York has the clear upper hand and will pick up the victory in this matchup at 6-1.


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MLB Starting Time: 2:10 PM (EDT)


Location: Ewing M. Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, MO


Date: Sunday, May 1, 2022


TV: YES Network


MLB Odds: New York Yankees -170


MLB Totals: 8


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