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Kyle Gibson Twins at Home vs Kansas City Royals in MLB Betting Odds Clash

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Kansas City Royals dueling the Minnesota Twins on Thursday at Target Field.

The Minnesota Twins will rely on Kyle Gibson to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Jason Hammel will be his counterpart for the Kansas City Royals. Kyle Gibson is 0-0 this season, and Jason Hammel is 0-0.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the Minnesota Twins in this matchup found them as -105 on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 9 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.9-1.6 victory for the Twins. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Kansas City Royals vs Minnesota Twins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Minnesota Twins sport a record of 2-0 heading into this matchup, while the Kansas City Royals sit at 0-2 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Kansas City injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 29-rated Minnesota Twins and the league No. 30-ranked Kansas City Royals, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Minnesota has baseball's No. 1-rated offensive output, at 8 hits per game. The Kansas City Royals average 3.5 hits per game, good for No. 30 on the list.

Comparing defensive stats, Kansas City owns the No. 15-rated road mark, allowing 8 runs per game on the highway. Minnesota, on the other hand, rates No. 1 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • Kansas City is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Kansas City is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Houston, Friday, April 7th
Minnesota at Chicago, Friday, April 7th