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MLB BASEBALL

Minnesota Twins vs. Kansas City Royals

The Minnesota Twins and the Kansas City Royals will both be trying to pick up a win on Wednesday when they battle at Kauffman Stadium.

The Twins will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Samuel Deduno in this game. Deduno has a 7-4 record and a 3.17 ERA this season.

Starting this game for the Royals will be Danny Duffy. The lefthander has a 0.00 ERA to go along with a 0-0 record this season.

In their last action, Minnesota was a 7-0 winner on the road against the Royals. Bettors on Minnesota at +174 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Team records:
Minnesota: 49-61 SU
Kansas City: 57-53 SU

Minnesota most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Chi White Sox are 5-5
After playing Kansas City are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Boston are 4-6
After playing Minnesota are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Minnesota's last 24 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Minnesota's last 15 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing Kansas City
Kansas City is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games
Kansas City is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Minnesota
Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games at home

Next up:
Minnesota at Chi White Sox, Friday, August 9
Kansas City home to Boston, Thursday, August 8