Kansas City Royals vs Minnesota Twins 08/15/2022 Betting Odds, Predictions and Best Picks

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Kansas City Royals vs Minnesota Twins 08-15-2022 Betting Odds Predictions and Best Picks

Kansas City Royals vs Minnesota Twins 08/15/2022 – Kansas City has not been having the right season as they remain fourth in the AL Central Division play. The Royals are behind the White Sox and are ahead of the Tigers. As for the Twins, they are second in the AL Central Division behind the Guardians. The Twins gave up their top position to the Guardians and are now three games behind. The Royals can still make it to the top if they are consistent with their success. The baseball spread betting odds are in favor of the Twins to win this game at home.

Kansas City Royals vs Minnesota Twins 08/15/2022

When: Monday, August 15, 7:40 PM ET
Where: Target Field, Minneapolis, Minnesota
TV: Bally Sports North
Stream: MLB.TV

Kansas City Royals vs Minnesota Twins 08/15/2022

Team RL TOTAL ML
Kansas City Royals +1.5 (-132) 8.5 o (-120) +188
Minnesota Twins -1.5 (-104) 8.5 u (+100) -205
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Kansas City Royals

Kansas City Royals is holding a 48-68 record on the season and is nearly 11 games behind the White Sox. The Royals defeated the Dodgers in their last game with a 4-0 final score. Kansas City will turn in Kris Bubic to the mound as their starter in this game. The southpaw is holding a 2-6 record on the season with an ERA of 5.02 and 73 Ks in total. Bobby Witt Jr. is the leader in batting with an average of .256.

Players to watch: Bobby Witt Jr. SS (GP 105, AB 407, R 57, H 103, 2B 19, 3B 5, HR 15, RBI 57, TB 177, BB 22, SO 98, SB 22, AVG 0.253, OBP 0.296, SLG 0.435, OPS 0.731, WAR 0.7), Whit Merrifield 2B (GP 95, AB 383, R 51, H 92, 2B 23, 3B 1, HR 6, RBI 42, TB 135, BB 30, SO 61, SB 15, AVG 0.24, OBP 0.29, SLG 0.352, OPS 0.643, WAR -0.2).

Minnesota Twins

Minnesota Twins will try to take advantage of the Royals and they are all set to turn in Joe Ryan to the mound. Ryan is holding an 8-5 record on the season with an ERA of 3.95 and 93 Ks in total. Luis Arraez is the leader in batting with an average of .337. Byron Buxton is the home run leader with 27 and Jorge Polanco is the RBI leader with 54. Minnesota is 58-55 on the season and are just one game ahead of the Chicago White Sox.

Players to watch: Luis Arraez 1B (GP 101, AB 381, R 61, H 127, 2B 21, 3B 1, HR 6, RBI 37, TB 168, BB 40, SO 33, SB 4, AVG 0.333, OBP 0.399, SLG 0.441, OPS 0.84, WAR 3.8), Jorge Polanco 2B (GP 94, AB 346, R 50, H 81, 2B 14, 3B 0, HR 15, RBI 54, TB 140, BB 59, SO 86, SB 3, AVG 0.234, OBP 0.343, SLG 0.405, OPS 0.748, WAR 2.6).

Kansas City Royals vs Minnesota Twins Betting Numbers

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Kansas City Royals

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City’s last 5 games.
Kansas City are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games.
Royals are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games against Minnesota.
Kansas City are 2-8 SU in their last 10 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Kansas City’s last 13 games when playing on the road against Minnesota.

Minnesota Twins

Minnesota are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota’s last 7 games against Kansas City.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Minnesota’s last 13 games when playing at home against Kansas City.
Minnesota are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the American League Central Division division.
Minnesota are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games played in August.

Kansas City Royals vs Minnesota Twins Betting Picks

The Royals are up against a strong team and the odds to win baseball bets are against them. Take the Twins to win this game with ease at home and cover the spread with a decent score. 

Score Prediction: Twins 5, Royals 1.