Kansas City Royals vs Minnesota Twins in MLB odds
Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals Odds
Baseball bettors look for value at Kauffman Stadium on Wednesday as host Kansas City battles the Minnesota Twins in baseball odds action.
The Royals will turn to Wade Davis and his 0-0 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Twins send Liam Hendriks (0-0) to the hill.
Those who planned on backing the visitors in this one found the Twins listed as underdogs of +-140 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8.5, check for updates at 5Dimes.
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Royals rated this week at No. 5 and the Twins sitting at No. 6.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Kansas City's American League No. 5-ranked scoring average of 5 runs per game, against a Twins offense rated No. 12 and scoring 4.1 runs per game in the league. The Royals have averaged 9.6 hits per game to date this season, more than the Twins hitters have managed (7.8 per nine innings).
Kansas City owns the American League's No. 4 defense, allowing 3.5 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Minnesota's American League No. 7-rated defense.
In their last action, Minnesota was a 7-4 loser on the road against the Royals. Bettors on Kansas City at -145 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Minnesota looks to rebound from a loss to the Royals, who beat them 7-4 on Tuesday behind a start from Jeremy Guthrie at Kauffman Stadium.
Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing NY Mets are 6-4
After playing Kansas City are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
Kansas City Royals Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Toronto are 2-8
After playing Minnesota are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
A few Twins at Royals trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games
Minnesota is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games
Kansas City is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Kansas City is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 7 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 7 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Minnesota home to NY Mets, Friday, April 12
Kansas City home to Toronto, Friday, April 12