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MLB Betting Line Favors the Kansas City Royals over the Minnesota Twins

The Kansas City Royals battle the visiting Minnesota Twins on Tuesday in MLB betting odds action at Kauffman Stadium.

Kansas City sends Edinson Volquez out against Kyle Gibson for the Minnesota Twins in this game. Volquez is 12-7 with a 3.58 ERA on the season, while Gibson is 9-9 on the year and has a 3.90 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Minnesota Twins before the first pitch in this match found them as 157 moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 8.5 earlier at TopBet.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.4-4.7 win for the Royals on Tuesday. 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 (82-55) will face the 71-66 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

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Kansas City has baseball's No. 6-rated offensive output, at 9.29 hits per game. The Minnesota Twins average 8.33 hits per game, good for No. 26 on the list.

Minnesota brings the No. 20-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Royals's No. 6-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Twins grabbed a win last time out, defeating Y Ventura and the Royals 6-2 on Monday at Kauffman Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games
  • Minnesota is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 8-15 SU in its last 23 games when playing Kansas City
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Minnesota's last 9 games when playing Kansas City
  • Kansas City is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 7 games
  • Kansas City is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games at home
  • Kansas City is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Kansas City, Wednesday, September 9th