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Dillon Gee, Ervin Santana Take Mound in Kansas City Royals vs Minnesota Twins Tilt

The Minnesota Twins will look to improve on a 51-87 record when they take on the Kansas City Royals, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Tuesday.

Dillon Gee gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday; he's 6-7 on the season. The Minnesota Twins, meanwhile, will counter with Ervin Santana, who will be looking to improve on his 7-10 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The moneyline was hovering in the range of -105 for the Minnesota Twins in this one over at Bovada. The over under number was sitting near 9 at 5Dimes.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Royals to win this game 6.2-6.1. 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 (51-87) will face the 71-66 Royals in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Kansas City injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Minnesota Twins rated this week at No. 30 and the Kansas City Royals sitting at No. 2.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Minnesota Twins No. 11-rated offense, averaging 4.65 runs per game, against a Kansas City Royals defense that ranks No. 9 at 4.18 in runs allowed per game. The Minnesota Twins have averaged 8.98 hits per game so far, less than Kansas City Royals batters have averaged on the year (8.98 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Minnesota has the No. 29-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Royals own the No. 9 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kansas City rolled to a 11-5 win against Minnesota on Monday, as I Kennedy and the Royals' bats led the team to victory at Target Field.

Betting Trends
  • Kansas City is 14-7 ATS in its last 21 games
  • Kansas City is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games
  • Kansas City is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Kansas City's last 9 games
  • Minnesota is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 2-16 SU in its last 18 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 3-11 ATS in its last 14 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Minnesota, Wednesday, September 7th