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Kansas City Royals Host Minnesota Twins in MLB Baseball Betting Action

MLB wagering interest swings to the Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals battle on Saturday at Kauffman Stadium as the Royals try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

Tommy Milone gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Minnesota Twins on Saturday; he's 0-0 on the season. The Kansas City Royals, meanwhile, will counter with Ian Kennedy, who will be looking to improve on his 0-0 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Kansas City was a -151 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 8.5.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.6-2.9 win for the Royals on Saturday. 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 2-1 heading into this matchup, while the Minnesota Twins sit at 0-4 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Minnesota injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 15-rated Kansas City Royals and the league No. 20-ranked Minnesota Twins, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Kansas City Royals No. 26 ranked offense (2.67 runs per game) against a Minnesota Twins defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 13 at 3.75 runs allowed per game. The Kansas City Royals have been averaging 7 hits per game, more than the Minnesota Twins have managed so far this season (6.75 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, Minnesota owns the No. 12-rated road mark, allowing 3.75 runs per game on the highway. Kansas City, on the other hand, rates No. 17 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota looks to rebound from a loss to the Royals, who beat them 4-3 on Friday behind a start from Y Ventura at Kauffman Stadium.

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 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 5 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games at home
  • Kansas City is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Minnesota

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Kansas City, Sunday, April 10th