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Minnesota Twins visit Kansas City Royals in MLB Betting Odds Clash

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.

Minnesota puts its faith in starter Ervin Santana to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 10-4. Getting the ball for the Kansas City Royals is Jason Vargas, who owns a 11-3 record on the season with a 2.29 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Kansas City sat as -117 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 8, according to MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.9-3.3 victory for 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 sport a record of 38-39 heading into this matchup, while the Minnesota Twins sit at 40-37 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Minnesota injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 11 (Kansas City Royals) and the No. 24 (Minnesota Twins) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Minnesota Twins rank No. 18 at 8.57 hits per game. That compares with the Kansas City Royals No. 22 ranking in that category.

Minnesota brings the No. 26-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Royals's No. 10-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota looks to rebound from a loss to the Red Sox, who beat them 6-3 on Thursday behind a start from D Price at Fenway Park.

Kansas City suffered a 7-3 loss against Detroit on Thursday, as Jake Junis wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Comerica Park.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Minnesota's last 9 games
  • Minnesota is 17-8 ATS in its last 25 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Minnesota's last 7 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 12-5 ATS in its last 17 games
  • Kansas City is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 15 of Kansas City's last 22 games
  • Kansas City is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Kansas City, Saturday, July 1st