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MLB Odds with Pick - Kansas City Royals vs Minnesota Twins

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Minnesota and Kansas City on Friday, with the host Twins trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

Minnesota sends Hector Santiago out against Nate Karns for the Kansas City Royals in this game. Santiago is 4-2 with a 3.80 ERA on the season, while Karns is 2-2 on the year and has a 4.46 ERA.

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 8.5, according to MyBookie.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.9-3.4 result in favor of 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 20-17 heading into this matchup, while the Kansas City Royals sit at 17-23 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. 25-rated Minnesota Twins and the league No. 23-ranked Kansas City Royals, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Minnesota owns the No. 23 ranking for hits at 7.97 per game. By contrast, the Kansas City Royals are rated No. 29 in the same category at 7.53 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Minnesota has the No. 17-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Royals own the No. 12 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

D Duffy blew away 10 New York batters in the Royals's last start, leading them to a 5-1 win over New York on Thursday at Royals Stadium.

Minnesota threw a shutout at Colorado in their last outing, using a shutdown performance by Jose Berrios to defeat Colorado 2-0 on Thursday.

Betting Trends
  • Kansas City is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Kansas City is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 7 games
  • Kansas City is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Minnesota's last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Minnesota, Saturday, May 20th