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Kansas City Royals vs Minnesota Twins Betting Pick and Odds Preview

The Kansas City Royals pay a visit to Minnesota on Saturday, hoping to shut down the Twins bats in baseball betting action at Target Field.

The Minnesota Twins will rely on Kyle Gibson to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Onelki Garcia will be his counterpart for the Kansas City Royals. Kyle Gibson is 8-10 this season, and Onelki Garcia is 0-0.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.1-3.3 victory for 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

Minnesota (70-64) will face the 66-67 Royals in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Kansas City injuries news.

This game puts the Minnesota Twins, most recently No. 3 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Kansas City Royals, who rate a No. 27 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Minnesota Twins and its No. 11-rated batting order, averaging 4.87 runs per nine innings, against the No. 23 line up of the Kansas City Royals at 4.33 runs per outing.

Kansas City brings the No. 14-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Twins's No. 23-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Royals grabbed a win last time out, defeating D Gee and the Twins 7-6 on Friday at Target Field.

Betting Trends
  • Kansas City is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Kansas City is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • Kansas City is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 12-4 ATS in its last 16 games
  • Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Minnesota, Sunday, September 3rd