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A winning streak will be on the line for the Kansas City Royals on Friday when they battle the Minnesota Twins at Target Field.
Danny Duffy will be the starting pitcher for the Royals on this day. Left hander Duffy is 7-10 this season with a 2.57 ERA.
It'll be Ricky Nolasco toeing the rubber for the Twins in this contest. Right hander Nolasco is 5-7 with a 5.90 ERA so far this season.
Oddsmakers opened the Royals as -144-moneyline favorites versus the Twins, while the game's total opened at 8
Minnesota was a 3-1 winner in its last match on the road against the Astros. They won as -108 favorites, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors.
The Royals were a 7-3 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Athletics. That made winners of bettors who got Kansas City at -111 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors.
Team record: 66-54
Kansas City is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Kansas City's last 9 games
Kansas City is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Kansas City's last 11 games on the road
Team record: 54-65
Minnesota is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Minnesota's last 11 games at home
Minnesota is 7-15 SU in its last 22 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing Kansas City
Kansas City at Minnesota Saturday, August 16