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Kansas City Royals vs Minnesota Twins Betting Pick and Odds Preview

The Minnesota Twins battle the visiting Kansas City Royals on Sunday in MLB betting odds action at Target Field.

Ian Kennedy gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Kansas City Royals on Sunday; he's 0-3 on the season. The Minnesota Twins, meanwhile, will counter with Phil Hughes, who will be looking to improve on his 4-2 mark.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.4-3.8 win for the Twins 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

Minnesota (21-17) will face the 17-24 Royals in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Kansas City injuries news.

The Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals odds would favor the Royals if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Minnesota is rated No. 25 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Kansas City is at No. 23.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Kansas City Royals rank No. 28 at 7.61 hits per game. That compares with the Minnesota Twins No. 23 ranking in that category.

Minnesota owns the No. 15 defense, allowing 4.34 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Kansas City's No. 10-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kansas City lost a tight one on Friday, seeing the game get away from them in extra innings and falling by a 4-3 score against Minnesota at Target Field.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Kansas City's last 8 games
  • Kansas City is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games
  • Minnesota is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at New York, Monday, May 22nd
Minnesota at Baltimore, Monday, May 22nd