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Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals 07/03/2021 Previews, Spread and Game Analysis
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals 07/03/2021 – Two weak teams from the AL Central Division play will continue their battle from Ewing M. Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. The Minnesota Twins will take on the Kansas Royals in their second game of a three-game series. The Twins have dropped drastically to the bottom of the list with a 33-47 record. The Kansas City Royals are no better as they hold the same record in the AL Central. Both teams have struggled to make it past their opponents with the baseball betting odds slipping away.
Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals 07/03/2021
The Minnesota Twins turned out to be a disaster with their poor performance this season. Minnesota was unable to do much this season and the dream of reaching the postseason looks way too slim. The Twins dropped their last game against the Royals after giving up seven runs and scored just four in return. The Twins-managed Rocco Baldelli is yet to decide on their starting pitcher against the Royals in this game. Minnesota is holding an ERA of 5.14 and is holding the 26th rank in the country.
Players to watch: J. Polanco SS (GP 72, AB 272, R 45, H 68, 2B 17, 3B 1, HR 9, RBI 31, TB 114, BB 26, SO 47, SB 6, AVG 0.25, OBP 0.319, SLG 0.419, OPS 0.738, WAR 1.4), N. Cruz DH (GP 70, AB 245, R 37, H 76, 2B 11, 3B 1, HR 18, RBI 45, TB 143, BB 27, SO 54, SB 1, AVG 0.31, OBP 0.382, SLG 0.584, OPS 0.966, WAR 2.3).
Kansas City Royals
The Royals need to make up for their loss with their equally bad performance. Kansas City has been worse than the Twins dropping out against their easy opportunities. Kansas City finally broke their nine-game losing streak after their last success. Danny Duffy will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. Duffy is holding a 4-3 record on the season with an ERA of 2.44. In his last 18 frames, Duffy has given up 11 runs in total.
Players to watch: W. Merrifield RF (GP 80, AB 317, R 49, H 91, 2B 19, 3B 2, HR 8, RBI 45, TB 138, BB 23, SO 43, SB 22, AVG 0.287, OBP 0.335, SLG 0.435, OPS 0.771, WAR 1.9), S. Perez C (GP 80, AB 313, R 37, H 87, 2B 15, 3B 0, HR 19, RBI 48, TB 159, BB 8, SO 87, SB 0, AVG 0.278, OBP 0.306, SLG 0.508, OPS 0.814, WAR 2.3).
Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota’s last 6 games.
Kansas City Royals
Kansas City is 1-9 SU in their last 10 games.
Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals Betting Picks
Back the Twins to take out the Royals and rebound from their last defeat. Minnesota has a better shot at this game with the best sports betting site in their favor. Duffy on the mound seems to be a disadvantage for Kansas.
Score Prediction: Twins 7, Royals 5.