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Minnesota Twins Home to the Kansas City Royals in MLB Betting Odds Action

Kansas City Royals

vs

Minnesota Twins
Saturday, April 12, 2014 2:10 PM ET
Target Field

The Minnesota Twins get a visit from the Kansas City Royals in MLB baseball betting action on Saturday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Minnesota sends Ricky Nolasco out against James Shields for the Kansas City Royals in this game. Nolasco is 0-1 with a 9.00 ERA on the season, while Shields is 0-1 on the year and has a 2.70 ERA.

Kansas City Royals vs Minnesota Twins Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Minnesota Twins were listed as 139 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 7.5 earlier at TopBet.

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Computer Prediction: Kansas City Royals vs Minnesota Twins Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.2-3.9 win for the Twins on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Kansas City Royals vs Minnesota Twins Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Minnesota (4-6) will face the 4-5 Royals in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Kansas City injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 29-ranked Minnesota Twins and the No. 13-rated Kansas City Royals in this matchup.

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How Kansas City Royals vs Minnesota Twins Stats Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Kansas City Royals rank No. 20 at 8 hits per game. That compares with the Minnesota Twins No. 7 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Kansas City owns the No. 25-rated road mark, allowing 5.33 runs per game on the highway. Minnesota, on the other hand, rates No. 10 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kansas City lost its last outing, a 10-1 result against the Twins on April 11. Bettors who backed the Twins at +115 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (11) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Kansas City looks to rebound from a loss to the Twins, who beat them 10-1 on Friday behind a start from Kyle Gibson at Target Field.

Kansas City Royals vs Minnesota Twins Betting Odds Trends

Kansas City is 1-3-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Kansas City is 9-1-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing Minnesota
Kansas City is 7-0-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
Minnesota is 3-12-1 SU in its last 16 games
Minnesota is 0-4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Minnesota is 0-4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Kansas City
Minnesota is 0-4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Kansas City

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Minnesota, Sunday, April 13th

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