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Minnesota Twins at Kansas City Royals Betting Odds and Pick

The Kansas City Royals look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Minnesota Twins arrive at Kauffman Stadium on Friday.

The match puts starter Kyle Gibson for the Minnesota Twins on the hill facing Ian Kennedy for the Kansas City Royals. Gibson brings a 0-3 mark to the game, while Kennedy is 0-2 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the Kansas City Royals as -130 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 8 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Twins to win this game 5.6-3.1. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Kansas City Royals bring a 7-14 record to the battle against the 10-11 Twins. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Minnesota injuries news.

The Kansas City Royals vs Minnesota Twins odds would favor the Twins if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Kansas City is rated No. 30 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Minnesota is at No. 15.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Kansas City Royals No. 30-rated offense, averaging 2.57 runs per game, against a Minnesota Twins defense that ranks No. 10 at 4.19 in runs allowed per game. The Kansas City Royals have averaged 6.71 hits per game so far, less than Minnesota Twins batters have averaged on the year (7.9 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, Minnesota owns the No. 14-rated road mark, allowing 4.11 runs per game on the highway. Kansas City, on the other hand, rates No. 30 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Minnesota is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Minnesota's last 18 games
  • Minnesota is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Kansas City's last 13 games
  • Kansas City is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Kansas City, Saturday, April 29th