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Yankees vs. Royals Game 2 Prediction for MLB Saturday [9/30/2023]

Yankees vs. Royals Game 2 Prediction for MLB Saturday [9/30/2023]

The Kansas City Royals will take on the New York Yankees in Game of the League Series at Kauffman Stadium on Saturday, commencing at 7:10PM ET.

Steven Cruz (0-0, 5.40 ERA) will start for the Royals, while the Yankees have opted for Clarke Schmidt (9-9, 4.64 ERA).

Dimers' top betting picks for Yankees vs. Royals, plus game predictions and best odds, are detailed below.


Who Will Win: Yankees vs. Royals

Using state-of-the-art computer power and data, Dimers.com has simulated Saturday's Yankees-Royals MLB game 10,000 times.

Dimers' popular predictive analytics model, DimersBOT, currently gives the Yankees a 53% chance of getting the W against the Royals.

More: Yankees vs. Royals Simulated 10K Times

Yankees vs. Royals Odds [9/30]

  • Run Line: Royals +1.5 (-130), Yankees -1.5 (+120)
  • Moneyline: Royals +120, Yankees -134
  • Total: Over/Under 9.5 (+100/-110)

The Royals are currently +1.5 underdogs against the Yankees, with -130 at PointsBet the best odds currently available.

For the favored Yankees (-1.5) to cover the run line, DraftKings Sportsbook has the best odds currently on offer at +120.

PointsBet currently has the best moneyline odds for the Royals at +120. That means you can bet $100 to profit $120, earning a total payout of $220, if they win.

Meanwhile, FanDuel Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Yankees at -134, where you can risk $134 to win $100, for a total payout of $234, if they come out on top.

The Over/Under sits at 9.5 with BetMGM, which currently has the best odds for the Over at +100, while DraftKings Sportsbook currently has the best odds for the Under at -110.

As always, make sure you check all of the legal sportbooks available in your state for the best MLB odds and lines.

According to DimersBOT, the Royals (+1.5) have a 59% chance of covering the run line, while the Over/Under total of 9.5 runs has a 51% chance of going Under.

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Best Bets: Yankees vs. Royals

  • Run Line: Royals +1.5 @ -130 via PointsBet (59% probability)
  • Moneyline: Royals @ +120 via PointsBet (1.5% edge)
  • Total: Over 9.5 @ +100 via BetMGM


Dimers' best bets are based on complex simulations and gambling expertise to serve you the best possible plays every day of the year.

While the Yankees are more likely to win the game, according to DimersBOT, taking the Royals moneyline is the best option due to the 1.5% edge identified when comparing our data-led probabilities to the betting odds currently available.

Taking advantage of the edges published here at Dimers is pivotal to being a profitable bettor in the long run.

Furthermore, despite the Under being more likely to hit on this occasion, Over 9.5 is our best bet owing to the better odds (+100) that are available from BetMGM.

Yankees vs. Royals Prediction

Dimers.com predicts that the Yankees are more likely to defeat the Royals in the MLB game on Saturday.

This prediction is based on comprehensive data-driven analysis, with the Yankees boasting a 53% probability of winning after conducting 10,000 simulations of the game.

Click or tap on See Matchup to find out more.


Dimers has full coverage of Saturday's Yankees-Royals game, including pregame predictions, free betting picks, and live win probabilities.

Remember, DimersBOT updates regularly, so check this page for any changes to our betting insights before Yankees vs. Royals on Saturday September 30, 2023.


Yankees vs. Royals 2023

Saturday's MLB action between the Royals and Yankees at Kauffman Stadium is scheduled to commence at 7:10PM ET.

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Dimers' picks are made thanks to 10,000 simulations per game, using reliable and up-to-date data sources and analytical methods.

While these Yankees vs. Royals picks can help you make informed decisions, it's important that you only bet what you can afford to lose and manage your bankroll effectively.

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Kevin Hansen
Senior Sports Analyst

Kevin has a track record of delivering high-quality content. He writes about all sports, but his favorites are the NFL, NBA, MLB, and NHL. Kevin enjoys crunching the numbers and using data-driven insights to take on the sportsbooks.


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