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MLB Odds with Pick - Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals

Minnesota Twins


Kansas City Royals
Thursday, July 31, 2014 8:10 PM ET
Kauffman Stadium

The Kansas City Royals look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Minnesota Twins arrive at Kauffman Stadium on Thursday.

Yordano Ventura will take the mound for the Kansas City Royals, and he'll carry a 7-8 record into the contest. Kevin Correia gets the ball for the Minnesota Twins; he's 5-13 so far this season.

Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Minnesota Twins were listed as 169 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 8 before betting started earlier on Thursday over at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.1-3.7 win for the Royals on Thursday. 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

54-52 Kansas City battles the Twins, currently with a 48-58 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Minnesota injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 24-ranked Kansas City Royals and the No. 16-rated Minnesota Twins in this matchup.

How Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Kansas City Royals No. 18 ranked offense (3.96 runs per game) against a Minnesota Twins defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 25 at 4.47 runs allowed per game. The Kansas City Royals have been averaging 9.04 hits per game, more than the Minnesota Twins have managed so far this season (8.3 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, Minnesota owns the No. 14-rated road mark, allowing 4.09 runs per game on the highway. Kansas City, on the other hand, rates No. 24 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Royals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Royals at -152 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Minnesota looks to rebound from a loss to the Royals, who beat them 3-2 on Wednesday behind a start from Danny Duffy at Kauffman Stadium.

Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals Betting Odds Trends

Minnesota is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Minnesota's last 7 games
Minnesota is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Minnesota's last 12 games on the road
Kansas City is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Kansas City's last 15 games
Kansas City is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Kansas City's last 9 games at home

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