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Kansas City Royals vs Minnesota Twins in MLB odds

Minnesota TwinsKansas City Royals
Aug 7, 8:10 PM | GrassKauffman Stadium

Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals Odds

49-61TEAM RECORD57-53

Kansas City will try to be nasty hosts on Wednesday when the Minnesota Twins pay a visit to Kauffman Stadium.

The Royals will rely on Danny Duffy to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Samuel Deduno will be his counterpart for the Twins. Danny Duffy is 0-0 this season, and Samuel Deduno is 7-4.

View Minnesota vs Kansas City Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Royals, most recently No. 3 in the American League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Twins, who rate an American League No. 14 in the latest survey.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Kansas City's No. 11 ranked American League offense (4 runs per game) against a Twins defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 11 in the American League at 4.6 runs allowed per game. The Royals have been averaging 8.8 hits per game, more than the Twins have managed so far this season (8.3 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, Minnesota owns the American League's No. 10-rated road mark, allowing 4.5 runs per game on the highway. Kansas City, on the other hand, rates No. 12 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Minnesota was a 7-0 winner on the road against the Royals. Bettors on Minnesota at +174 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Minnesota threw a shutout at Kansas City in their last outing, using a shutdown performance by A Albers to defeat Kansas City 7-0 on Tuesday.

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Chi White Sox are 5-5
After playing Kansas City are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

Kansas City Royals Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Boston are 4-6
After playing Minnesota are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

A few Twins at Royals trends to consider:
Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Minnesota's last 24 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Minnesota's last 15 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing Kansas City
Kansas City is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games
Kansas City is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Minnesota
Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games at home

Next up:
Minnesota at Chi White Sox, Friday, August 9
Kansas City home to Boston, Thursday, August 8