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Kansas City Royals Host Minnesota Twins in MLB Baseball Betting Action

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Kauffman Stadium on Friday as the host Kansas City Royals battle the Minnesota Twins in baseball betting odds action.

The Kansas City Royals will rely on Yordano Ventura to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Ervin Santana will be his counterpart for the Minnesota Twins. Yordano Ventura is 0-0 this season, and Ervin Santana is 0-0.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Minnesota Twins were 125 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 8 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.0-2.2 win for the Royals on Friday. 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 sport a record of 1-1 heading into this matchup, while the Minnesota Twins sit at 0-3 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Minnesota injuries news.

The Kansas City Royals sit at No. 15 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Minnesota Twins sit at No. 20 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Kansas City owns the No. 25 ranking for hits at 6 per game. By contrast, the Minnesota Twins are rated No. 21 in the same category at 7 per game.

Kansas City owns the No. 5 defense, allowing 2 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Minnesota's No. 14-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota suffered a 4-2 loss against Baltimore on Thursday, as P Hughes wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Camden Yards.

Kansas City didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by N Syndergaard in a losing cause, 2-0, against New York on Tuesday.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 7 games
  • Kansas City is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
  • Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Kansas City, Saturday, April 9th