Minnesota Twins home to Royals in baseball betting action
Kansas City Royals vs Minnesota Twins Odds
The Kansas City Royals will look to grab a road win when they take on the Twins in Minnesota at Target Field on Wednesday in baseball odds action.
Danny Duffy, with a record of 1-0 on the season, gets the ball for the Royals, while the Twins trot Andrew Albers to the mound in this one. He is 2-1 so far in 2013.
The Royals were listed as 112 favorites on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 8 before betting started earlier on Monday over at Bovada.
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 4-rated Royals taking on the American League's No. 14-rated Twins in this contest.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Royals rank No. 6 in the American League at 8.9 hits per game. That compares with Minnesota’s No. 13 ranking in that category.
Defensively, Kansas City features the American League's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.6 runs per game. Minnesota, meanwhile, comes in at No. 9 in the American League at home, scoring 4.1 runs per game.
Kansas City was a 6-1 winner in its last match on the road against the Twins. They won as -164 favorites, while the total score of 7 made winners of UNDER bettors. Kansas City got the job done in their last match in a 6-1 victory over Minnesota on Tuesday at Target Field behind starter James Shields.
Kansas City Royals Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Minnesota are 7-3
After playing Minnesota are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Kansas City are 4-6
After playing Kansas City are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
A few Royals at Twins trends to consider:
Kansas City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
Kansas City is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games
Kansas City is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing Kansas City
Minnesota is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
Minnesota is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing Kansas City
Kansas City at Minnesota, Thursday, August 29