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Kansas City Royals vs Minnesota Twins MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

The Minnesota Twins will try to be nasty hosts on Saturday when the Kansas City Royals pay a visit to Target Field.

Minnesota sends Tommy Milone out against Yordano Ventura for the Kansas City Royals in this game. Milone is 9-5 with a 4.04 ERA on the season, while Ventura is 12-8 on the year and has a 4.20 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The moneyline was hovering in the range of 106 for the Minnesota Twins in this one over at Bovada. The over under number was sitting near 8 at 5Dimes.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5-4.2 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 83-77 heading into this matchup, while the Kansas City Royals sit at 93-67 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Kansas City injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Minnesota Twins at No. 6 and the Kansas City Royals at No. 22 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Minnesota Twins No. 11-rated offense, averaging 4.34 runs per game, against a Kansas City Royals defense that ranks No. 10 at 3.99 in runs allowed per game. The Minnesota Twins have averaged 8.35 hits per game so far, less than Kansas City Royals batters have averaged on the year (9.24 hits per game).

Kansas City brings the No. 10-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Twins's No. 17-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Royals enjoyed a 3-1 victory at the expense of the Twins on Friday, with C Young throwing 0.2 innings of 0-hit ball at Target Field.

Betting Trends
  • Kansas City is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games
  • Kansas City is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kansas City's last 9 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games
  • Minnesota is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Minnesota, Sunday, October 4th