Minnesota Twins Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the Kansas City Royals
MLB wagering interest swings to the Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals battle on Wednesday at Kauffman Stadium as the Royals try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.
Kansas City hands the ball to starter Danny Duffy in this one and he'll try to improve on his 5-10 mark on the year. Minnesota counters with Philip Hughes, who will try to quiet the fans and the Royals bats at the same time.
Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals Opening Odds and Betting Line
Betting fans looking to pick the Kansas City Royals in this matchup found them as -150 favorites on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 7.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.
Computer Prediction: Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals Pick
Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.1-3.7 win for the Royals on Wednesday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.1-3.7 result in favor of the Royals today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Kansas City Royals sport a record of 53-52 heading into this matchup, while the Minnesota Twins sit at 48-57 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Minnesota injuries news.
The Kansas City Royals sit at No. 24 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Minnesota Twins sit at No. 16 on the same chart.
How Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals Stats Matchup
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Kansas City has baseball's No. 18-rated offensive output, at 9.04 hits per game. The Minnesota Twins average 8.31 hits per game, good for No. 24 on the list.
Defensively, Minnesota features the No. 15-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.12 runs per game. Kansas City, meanwhile, comes in at No. 23 at home, scoring 3.65 runs per game.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In their last action, Minnesota was a 2-1 winner on the road against the Royals. Bettors on Minnesota at +188 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Minnesota rolled to a 2-1 win against Kansas City on Tuesday, as Kyle Gibson and the Twins' bats led the team to victory at Kauffman Stadium.
Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals Betting Odds Trends
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games
Minnesota is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Minnesota's last 11 games on the road
Minnesota is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
Kansas City is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Kansas City's last 14 games
Kansas City is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
Kansas City is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Next Betting Matchups
Minnesota at Kansas City, Thursday, July 31st