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MLB Odds: Twins vs. Royals

Justin Morneau and the Minnesota Twins AL-worst offense look for their quiet bats to wake up today when they face the Kansas City Royals.

Brian Duensing (2-0, 3.00) will get the start for Minnesota today, while Kansas City hands the ball the Sean O'Sullivan (1-1, 4.20). Duensing allowed only one run on five hits over seven innings in a win over Cleveland in his last start. O'Sullivan also faced Cleveland last time out and allowed two runs on five hits in six innings in a no decision.

View Minnesota vs Kansas City Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Kansas City opened as -110 moneyline favorites in this baseball match, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers settle on an opening over under number of 9.

Power Rankings:
The Royals - Twins odds would favor the Royals if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Kansas City is rated No. 3 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Minnesota is at No. 12 in the American League.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Kansas City owns the No. 2 ranking for hits in the American League at 9.3 per game. By contrast, the Twins are rated No. 11 in the same category at 8 per game.

Defensively, Minnesota features the American League's No. 11-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.9 runs per game. Kansas City, meanwhile, comes in at No. 5 in the American League at home, scoring 5 runs per game.

The Twins were a 4-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Royals. That made winners of bettors who got Kansas City at -110 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. Minnesota didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 4-3 to Kansas City on Friday at Kauffman Stadium.

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

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


A few Twins at Royals trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Minnesota's last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 18 of Minnesota's last 24 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Minnesota's last 15 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
Minnesota is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 18 of Kansas City's last 24 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Kansas City's last 15 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Kansas City is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games at home

Next up:
Minnesota at Kansas City, Sunday, May 1

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