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Minnesota Twins take on the Kansas City Royals with Odds and Betting Pick

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Kansas City and Minnesota on Wednesday, with the host Royals trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

Kansas City hands the ball to starter Jason Vargas in this one and he'll try to improve on his 0-0 mark on the year. Minnesota counters with Ervin Santana, who will try to quiet the fans and the Royals bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Kansas City sat as -123 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 8.5, according to MyBookie.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.4-4.3 win 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 80-77 heading into this matchup, while the Minnesota Twins sit at 56-101 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Minnesota injuries news.

The Kansas City Royals vs Minnesota Twins odds would favor the Royals if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Kansas City is rated No. 26 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Minnesota is at No. 30.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Kansas City Royals and its No. 23-rated batting order, averaging 4.18 runs per nine innings, against the No. 16 line up of the Minnesota Twins at 4.45 runs per outing.

Kansas City owns the No. 12 defense, allowing 4.18 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Minnesota's No. 29-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota lost in extra innings against the Royals on Tuesday as Kansas City edged them 4-3 at Kauffman Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Minnesota's last 11 games
  • Minnesota is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 2-16 SU in its last 18 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 16 of Kansas City's last 22 games
  • Kansas City is 2-8 ATS in its last 10 games at home
  • Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Kansas City, Thursday, September 29th