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Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals 08/07/2020 MLB Tips, Forecast and Baseball Analysis
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Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals 08/07/2020 – Minnesota Twins will take the road to square-off against the Kansas City Royals from Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. The Twins are holding the top spot in the AL Central with a 10-3 record on the season. Kansas City Royals have progressed to a 4-10 record on the season, but they still remain at the bottom of the AL Central division. The Royals are one of those teams that took to a bad start this year. Whereas, the Twins had a neat performance from the beginning. The mlb betting odds for this game are up with all the picks and previews.
Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals 08/07/2020
Minnesota Twins won most of their series including their last one against the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Twins won the first three games but declined in their last one. Minnesota scored a total of 22 runs from the plate in the last four games alone. Last night, the Twins scored five, but the Pirates smashed six runs to victory. The leading batsman for the Twins is Nelson Cruz with 15 RBIs and 19 hits off the plate. The other hitters are Jorge Polanco and Max Kepler with a combination of 15 RBIs and 26 hits. The Twins will turn in Devin Smeltzer as their starter in this game. Smeltzer is holding an ERA of 0.00 with a 1-0 record this season.
Players to watch: J. Polanco SS (GP13, AB51, R7, H15, 2B1, 3B0, HR1, RBI5, TB19, BB3, SO5, SB1, AVG0.294, OBP0.333, SLG0.373, OPS0.706, WAR0), N. Cruz DH (GP13, AB51, R10, H19, 2B3, 3B0, HR3, RBI15, TB31, BB3, SO13, SB0, AVG0.373, OBP0.418, SLG0.608, OPS1.026, WAR0).
Kansas City Royals
Kansas City Royals are yet to win a series and their last one with the Cubs did not go well, except for the last game. The Royals lost the first two games after surrendering a total of 11 runs to Chicago Cubs. Last night, Kansas City went deep from the plate when they smashed 13 runs against Chicago Cubs and restricted them to just two. In their last three games alone, the Royals scored 18. Whit Merrifield has taken the lead for his team with an impressive 11 RBIs and 17 hits. Kansas will turn in Jakob Junis in this game as their starting pitcher. Junis is holding an ERA of 4.15 with two strikeouts in 2020.
Players to watch: S. Perez C (GP14, AB58, R6, H17, 2B4, 3B0, HR2, RBI7, TB27, BB1, SO10, SB0, AVG0.293, OBP0.305, SLG0.466, OPS0.771, WAR0), W. Merrifield 2B (GP14, AB57, R11, H17, 2B3, 3B0, HR4, RBI11, TB32, BB1, SO7, SB2, AVG0.298, OBP0.344, SLG0.561, OPS0.906, WAR0).
Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Minnesota’s last 10 games.
Kansas City Royals
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City’s last 6 games.
Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals Betting Picks
There is no doubt that the Twins have a strong chance of sweeping the Royals in this series. The mlb latest line is clearly in favor of the Twins to win this game and cover the spread with a decent score.
Score Prediction: Minnesota Twins 9, Kansas City Royals 4.