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Kansas City RoyalsMinnesota Twins
April 29, 2:10 PM | GrassTarget Field

Kansas City Royals vs Minnesota Twins Odds

6-14TEAM RECORD5-15

Baseball bettors look for value at Target Field on Sunday as host Minnesota battles the Kansas City Royals in baseball odds action.

The Twins will turn to Nick Blackburn and his 0-2 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Royals send Jonathan Sanchez (1-1) to the hill.

View Kansas City vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Royals were listed as 105 favorites on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 8.5 before betting started earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 12 (Twins) and the No. 9 (Royals) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Minnesota's No. 12 ranked American League offense (3.8 runs per game) against a Royals defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 10 in the American League at 4.8 runs allowed per game. The Twins have been averaging 9 hits per game, less than the Royals have managed so far this season (9.1 hits on average).

Defensively, Kansas City features the American League's No. 3-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.1 runs per game. Minnesota, meanwhile, comes in at No. 8 in the American League at home, scoring 4.2 runs per game.

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

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing LA Angels are 5-5
After playing Kansas City are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7

A few Royals at Twins trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Kansas City's last 22 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
Kansas City is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Kansas City is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing Kansas City
Minnesota is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games when playing at home against Kansas City

Next up:
Kansas City at Detroit, Monday, April 30
Minnesota at LA Angels, Monday, April 30

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