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MLB Odds Betting - Kansas City Royals Underdogs vs Twins at Minnesota

The Minnesota Twins will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Kansas City Royals invade Target Field on Sunday.

The match puts starter Edinson Volquez for the Kansas City Royals on the hill facing Hector Santiago for the Minnesota Twins. Volquez brings a 8-10 mark to the game, while Santiago is 10-6 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Minnesota sat as -130 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 9, according to MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.5-4.2 win for the Royals on Sunday. 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 47-70 heading into this matchup, while the Kansas City Royals sit at 56-60 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Kansas City injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 9 (Minnesota Twins) and the No. 29 (Kansas City Royals) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Minnesota Twins No. 12-ranked scoring average of 4.6 runs per game, against a Kansas City Royals offense rated No. 27 and scoring 3.84 runs per game. The Twins have averaged 8.93 hits per game to date this season, less than the Royals hitters have managed (8.94 per nine innings).

Defensively, Kansas City features the No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.34 runs per game. Minnesota, meanwhile, comes in at No. 20 at home, scoring 4.34 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kansas City looks to rebound from a loss to the Twins, who beat them 5-3 on Saturday behind a start from Tyler Duffey at Target Field.

Betting Trends
  • Kansas City is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Kansas City is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Kansas City's last 14 games
  • Kansas City is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 13 of Minnesota's last 15 games
  • Minnesota is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Detroit, Monday, August 15th
Minnesota at Atlanta, Tuesday, August 16th