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Moneyline Favors Kansas City Royals in MLB Battle with Minnesota Twins

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Minnesota Twins dueling the Kansas City Royals on Friday at Kauffman Stadium.

Jeremy Guthrie gets the call for the Kansas City Royals and he will try to build on a 6-5 mark. In the other dugout, Tommy Milone brings a 4-1 ledger to the game for the Minnesota Twins as he tries to quiet the Royals bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Kansas City sat as -154 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 8.5, according to MyBookie.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3.7-3.1 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 44-32 record to the battle against the 42-37 Twins. 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. 18-rated Kansas City Royals and the league No. 19-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. 13 ranked offense (4.24 runs per game) against a Minnesota Twins defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 16 at 4.14 runs allowed per game. The Kansas City Royals have been averaging 9.16 hits per game, more than the Minnesota Twins have managed so far this season (8.35 hits on average).

Defensively, Minnesota features the No. 20-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.46 runs per game. Kansas City, meanwhile, comes in at No. 13 at home, scoring 4.22 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota threw a shutout at Kansas City in their last outing, using a shutdown performance by K Gibson to defeat Kansas City 2-0 on Thursday.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Kansas City
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing Kansas City
  • Minnesota is 7-16 SU in its last 23 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
  • Kansas City is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games at home
  • Kansas City is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Minnesota
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games when playing Minnesota

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Kansas City, Saturday, July 4th