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Kansas City Royals Favored by -113 Against Minnesota Twins on Thursday

Kansas City Royals

vs

Minnesota Twins
Thursday, April 16, 2015 1:10 PM ET
Target Field

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Kansas City Royals dueling the Minnesota Twins on Thursday at Target Field.

For the Minnesota Twins, Tom Milone gets the ball, charged with keeping the Kansas City Royals hitters off the base paths. He'll face Jason Vargas, 1-0 on the year.

Kansas City Royals vs Minnesota Twins Opening Odds and Betting Line

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the Minnesota Twins as 103 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 8 at shops such as Bovada.

Computer Prediction: Kansas City Royals vs Minnesota Twins Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 6.3-2.9 win for the Royals. A 6.3-2.9 result in favor of the Royals is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. 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 (2-6) will face the 7-1 Royals in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Kansas City injuries news.

The Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals odds would favor the Royals if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Minnesota is rated No. 19 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Kansas City is at No. 2.

How Kansas City Royals vs Minnesota Twins Stats Match Up

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Kansas City Royals rank No. 1 at 11.5 hits per game. That compares with the Minnesota Twins No. 30 ranking in that category.

Minnesota owns the No. 30 defense, allowing 2.38 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Kansas City's No. 2-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kansas City didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 3-1 to Minnesota on Wednesday at Target Field.

Kansas City Royals vs Minnesota Twins Betting Odds Trends

Kansas City is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Kansas City is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing Minnesota
Kansas City is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
Minnesota is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 16 of Minnesota's last 21 games at home
Minnesota is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games when playing Kansas City
Minnesota is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Kansas City

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City home to Oakland, Friday, April 17th
Minnesota home to Cleveland, Friday, April 17th

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