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Kansas City Royals Starter Yordano Ventura Out to Silence Minnesota Twins Bats in MLB Contest

The Kansas City Royals will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Minnesota Twins invade Kauffman Stadium on Monday.

The match puts starter Tommy Milone for the Minnesota Twins on the hill facing Yordano Ventura for the Kansas City Royals. Milone brings a 7-4 mark to the game, while Ventura is 10-7 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Minnesota Twins were 167 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 8 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.6-4.7 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

Kansas City (82-54) will face the 70-66 Twins in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Minnesota injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Kansas City Royals at No. 12 and the Minnesota Twins at No. 11 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Kansas City owns the No. 2 ranking for hits at 9.29 per game. By contrast, the Minnesota Twins are rated No. 26 in the same category at 8.32 per game.

Defensively, Minnesota features the No. 27-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.93 runs per game. Kansas City, meanwhile, comes in at No. 6 at home, scoring 4.78 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota looks to awaken their bats in this one, after they were struck out 12 times by D Keuchel in their last outing, a 8-5 setback against Houston at Minute Maid Park.

Kansas City looks to rebound from a loss to the White Sox, who beat them 7-5 on Sunday behind a start from E Johnson at Kauffman Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games
  • Minnesota is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Kansas City
  • Kansas City is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games
  • Kansas City is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games at home
  • Kansas City is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Kansas City, Tuesday, September 8th