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Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals Betting Pick and Odds Preview

MLB wagering interest swings to the Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals battle on Saturday at Kauffman Stadium as the Royals try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

The match puts starter Mike Pelfrey for the Minnesota Twins on the hill facing Joe Blanton for the Kansas City Royals. Pelfrey brings a 5-5 mark to the game, while Blanton is 2-1 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Minnesota Twins before the first pitch in this match found them as 149 moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 8.5 earlier at TopBet.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Royals to win this game 3.6-3.1. 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

Kansas City (45-32) will face the 42-38 Twins in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Minnesota injuries news.

This game puts the Kansas City Royals, most recently No. 18 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Minnesota Twins, who rate a No. 19 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Minnesota Twins rank No. 22 at 8.31 hits per game. That compares with the Kansas City Royals No. 4 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Minnesota features the No. 20-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.43 runs per game. Kansas City, meanwhile, comes in at No. 13 at home, scoring 4.19 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota lost in extra innings against the Royals on Friday as Kansas City edged them 3-2 at Kauffman Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 2-3-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 3-6-1 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 1-3-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Kansas City
  • Minnesota is 7-16-1 SU in its last 24 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
  • Kansas City is 0-4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 1-3-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Kansas City is 16-7-1 SU in its last 24 games when playing at home against Minnesota
  • Kansas City is 2-3-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Minnesota

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Kansas City, Sunday, July 5th

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