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Kansas City Royals vs Minnesota Twins Highlights MLB Odds Menu

The Minnesota Twins pay a visit to Kansas City on Saturday, hoping to shut down the Royals bats in baseball betting action at Kauffman Stadium.

Ian Kennedy gets the call for the Kansas City Royals and he will try to build on a 7-9 mark. In the other dugout, Hector Santiago brings a 10-7 ledger to the game for the Minnesota Twins as he tries to quiet the Royals bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Kansas City Royals were listed as -138 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 9 earlier at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.8 - 2.6 result in favor of the Royals. 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 62-60 record to the battle against the 49-73 Twins. 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. 6 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Minnesota Twins sit at No. 15 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Minnesota Twins rank No. 11 at 8.92 hits per game. That compares with the Kansas City Royals No. 10 ranking in that category.

Minnesota brings the No. 28-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Royals's No. 9-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota lost in extra innings against the Royals on Friday as Kansas City edged them 5-4 at Kauffman Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Minnesota is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 15 of Minnesota's last 19 games
  • Minnesota is 18-4 ATS in its last 22 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Kansas City's last 19 games
  • Kansas City is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Kansas City, Sunday, August 21st