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Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

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

Kansas City hands the ball to starter Jake Junis in this one and he'll try to improve on his 7-2 mark on the year. Minnesota counters with Jose Berrios, who will try to quiet the fans and the Royals bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the Kansas City Royals in this matchup found them as 112 underdogs on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 9.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.4-1.6 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

69-71 Kansas City battles the Twins, currently with a 74-67 mark. 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 Twins if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Kansas City is rated No. 29 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Minnesota is at No. 2.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Kansas City has baseball's No. 23-rated offensive output, at 8.86 hits per game. The Minnesota Twins average 8.81 hits per game, good for No. 13 on the list.

Defensively, Minnesota features the No. 10-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.48 runs per game. Kansas City, meanwhile, comes in at No. 26 at home, scoring 4.21 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Royals, a 8-5 final on Friday in support of E Santana at Kauffman Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games
  • Minnesota is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Kansas City, Sunday, September 10th