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MLB Odds with Pick - Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals

The Kansas City Royals battle the visiting Minnesota Twins on Friday in MLB betting odds action at Kauffman Stadium.

Jose Berrios, with a record of 2-3 on the season, gets the ball for the Minnesota Twins, while the Kansas City Royals trot Edinson Volquez to the mound in this one. He is 9-10 so far in 2016.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those going with the Kansas City Royals in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -135 at BetOnline for Friday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 8.5 at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.0-2.9 result in favor of the Royals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

61-60 Kansas City battles the Twins, currently with a 49-72 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Minnesota injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Kansas City Royals at No. 6 and the Minnesota Twins at No. 15 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Minnesota Twins rank No. 11 at 8.93 hits per game. That compares with the Kansas City Royals No. 10 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Kansas City has the No. 10-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Twins own the No. 28 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Twins endured a 8-1 loss at the hands of the Royals on Thursday, with Tyler Duffey throwing 3.2 innings of 2-hit ball at Kauffman Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Minnesota is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 15 of Minnesota's last 19 games
  • Minnesota is 18-4 ATS in its last 22 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Kansas City's last 19 games
  • Kansas City is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Kansas City, Saturday, August 20th

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