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Minnesota Twins vs. Kansas City Royals

The Minnesota Twins and the Kansas City Royals will both be gunning for a victory on Tuesday when they meet at Kauffman Stadium.

The Twins will trot Michael Pelfrey out to the mound in this one. Righthander Pelfrey has a 1-0 record and a 0.00 ERA this season.

Starting this game for the Royals will be Jeremy Guthrie. The righthander has a 1.50 ERA to go along with a 1-0 record this season.

The Twins were a 3-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Royals. That made winners of bettors who got Kansas City at -143 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Current streak:
Kansas City has won 2 straight games.

Team records:
Minnesota: 4-3 SU
Kansas City: 4-3 SU

Minnesota most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Kansas City are 5-5
After playing Kansas City are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Minnesota are 6-4
After playing Minnesota are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Minnesota's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing Kansas City
Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Kansas City's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Kansas City's last 12 games at home

Next up:
Kansas City home to Minnesota, Wednesday, April 10