Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals Betting Matchup Report

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June 29, 4:10 PM | GrassTarget Field

Kansas City Royals vs Minnesota Twins Odds

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The Minnesota Twins look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Royals arrive at Target Field on Saturday.

The Twins will turn to Kyle Gibson and his 0-0 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Royals send Wade Davis (4-5) to the hill.

View Kansas City vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Twins were listed as -122 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 8.5 earlier at TopBet.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 14-ranked Twins and the American League No. 3-rated Royals in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Minnesota and its American League No. 10-rated batting order, averaging 4.1 runs per nine innings, against the American League's No. 11 lineup of the Royals at 3.9 runs per outing.

Comparing defensive stats, Kansas City owns the American League's No. 1-rated road mark, allowing 3.6 runs per game on the highway. Minnesota, on the other hand, rates No. 9 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Kansas City was a 9-3 winner on the road against the Twins. Bettors on Kansas City at -132 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (12) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Kansas City got the job done in their last match in a 9-3 victory over Minnesota on Friday at Target Field behind starter James Shields.

Kansas City Royals Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Minnesota are 7-3
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Kansas City are 4-6
After playing Kansas City are 2-8
After a loss are 6-4

A few Royals at Twins trends to consider:
Kansas City is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing at home against Kansas City

Next up:
Kansas City at Minnesota, Sunday, June 30

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