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Kansas City favored by -135 against Minnesota on Friday

Minnesota TwinsKansas City Royals
June 3, 8:10 PM | GrassKauffman Stadium

Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals Odds

18-37TEAM RECORD25-31

The Kansas City Royals host Minnesota on Friday, looking to build on their 25-31 mark against the 18-37 Twins in MLB betting action at Kauffman Stadium.

Minnesota puts its faith in starter Carl Pavano to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 2-5. Getting the ball for the Royals is Danny Duffy, who owns a 0-0 record on the season with a 4.11 ERA.

View Minnesota vs Kansas City Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Royals in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -135 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
The Royals - Twins odds would favor the Royals if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Kansas City is rated No. 9 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Minnesota is at No. 14 in the American League.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Twins rank No. 11 in the American League at 8.2 hits per game. That compares with Kansas City’s No. 3 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Minnesota owns the American League's No. 12-rated road mark, allowing 4.8 runs per game on the highway. Kansas City, on the other hand, rates No. 6 in scoring at home.

The Twins were an 8-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Royals. That made winners of bettors who got Minnesota at +117 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors. Minnesota got the job done in their last match in an 8-2 victory over Kansas City on Thursday at Kauffman Stadium behind starter Anthony Swarzak.

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Kansas City are 2-8
After playing Kansas City are 3-7
After a win are 5-5

Kansas City Royals Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Minnesota are 6-4
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a loss are 3-7

A few Twins at Royals trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Minnesota's last 10 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Kansas City's last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games at home
Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games when playing Minnesota

Next up:
Minnesota at Kansas City, Saturday, June 4

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