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Kansas City Royals vs Minnesota Twins in MLB Betting Odds

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

For the Minnesota Twins, Ricky Nolasco gets the ball, charged with keeping the Kansas City Royals hitters off the base paths. He'll face Ian Kennedy, 4-3 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those going with the Minnesota Twins in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline underdogs of 123 at BetOnline for Monday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 8.5 at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.0-2.3 victory for the Royals. 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 (11-32) will face the 22-21 Royals in this tilt. 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. 28-rated Minnesota Twins and the league No. 25-ranked Kansas City Royals, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Minnesota Twins No. 27 ranked offense (3.53 runs per game) against a Kansas City Royals defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 6 at 3.84 runs allowed per game. The Minnesota Twins have been averaging 7.86 hits per game, less than the Kansas City Royals have managed so far this season (8.56 hits on average).

Kansas City brings the No. 6-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Twins's No. 29-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kansas City suffered a 3-2 loss against Chicago on Sunday, as Y Ventura wasn't able to lead his team to victory at U.S. Cellular Field.

Minnesota suffered a 3-1 loss against Toronto on Sunday, as P Hughes wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Target Field.

Betting Trends
  • Kansas City is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 5-13 SU in its last 18 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota
  • Minnesota is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games at home
  • Minnesota is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Kansas City

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Minnesota, Tuesday, May 24th