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Kansas City Royals Host Minnesota Twins in MLB Baseball Betting Action

The Kansas City Royals battle the visiting Minnesota Twins on Sunday in MLB betting odds action at Kauffman Stadium.

Minnesota puts its faith in starter Phil Hughes to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 3-1. Getting the ball for the Kansas City Royals is Jason Hammel, who owns a 0-2 record on the season with a 5.30 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the Kansas City Royals as -124 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 computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.3-3.5 win for the Twins on Sunday. 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

Kansas City (7-15) will face the 11-11 Twins in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Minnesota injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Kansas City Royals rated this week at No. 30 and the Minnesota Twins sitting at No. 15.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Kansas City has baseball's No. 30-rated offensive output, at 6.77 hits per game. The Minnesota Twins average 7.82 hits per game, good for No. 24 on the list.

Minnesota brings the No. 7-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Royals's No. 10-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Minnesota's last 10 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Kansas City
  • 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 14 games
  • Kansas City is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota home to Oakland, Tuesday, May 2nd
Kansas City home to Chicago, Monday, May 1st