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Minnesota Twins vs. Kansas City Royals – MLB – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The Minnesota Twins (73-76) will try to stop a three-game losing streak when visiting the Kansas City Royals (60-88) at 2:10 PM ET on Thursday.

The Royals (+110 underdog on the moneyline to win) hit the field versus the Twins (-131). The scheduled starters are Josh Winder (4-4) for the Minnesota Twins, and Jonathan Heasley (3-8) for the Kansas City Royals. The game’s over/under is 8.

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Twins vs. Royals Last 10 Games Betting Performance

Twins

  • Minnesota went 3-2 across the five games it was a moneyline favorite in its last 10 matchups.
  • In their last 10 outings, the Twins and their opponents combined to hit the over on the total three times (all 10 games had set totals).
  • Minnesota’s record against the spread is 5-5-0 over its past 10 games.

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Royals

  • In eight games over the last 10 matchups when set as the underdog by oddsmakers, Kansas City has a record of 3-5.
  • The Royals and their opponents have combined to hit the over four times in their last 10 games with a total.
  • Kansas City has six wins against the spread in its last 10 chances.
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Twins vs. Royals Starting Pitcher Betting Trends

Projected starter: Josh Winder

  • When Winder starts, the Twins are 4-4-0 against the spread.
  • The Twins have been the moneyline favorite in three of Winder’s starts this season, and they went 2-1 in those matchups.
  • Winder’s team has won four of his eight starts.
  • Winder’s starts with a set total this season have hit the over in three of eight contests.

Projected starter: Jonathan Heasley

  • When Heasley starts, his team is 8-11-0 against the spread this season.
  • His team is 5-13 this season when he starts and they are the moneyline underdog.
  • Heasley’s team has won five of his 18 starts.
  • In Heasley’s 19 starts with a total, the teams have hit the over 11 times.

Twins Batting Leaders

  • Luis Arraez leads the Twins with a .313 batting average.
  • In baseball, Arraez ranks 208th in homers and 146th in RBI.
  • Carlos Correa has 21 doubles, a triple, 21 home runs and 58 walks while batting .289.
  • Among all MLB hitters, Correa ranks 49th in homers and 82nd in RBI.
  • Correa takes a four-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is hitting .429 with a double, three walks and two RBI.
  • Gio Urshela is batting .273 with 25 doubles, three triples, 12 home runs and 35 walks.
  • Urshela brings a two-game hitting streak into this game. During his last five outings he is batting .250 with a double, two walks and three RBI.
  • Jose Miranda has racked up 64 runs batted in to lead his team.

Royals Batting Leaders

  • Bobby Witt Jr. is batting .252 with 76 RBI, both of which are tops among Kansas City hitters this season.
  • Witt Jr.’s home run total ranks 58th in the majors, and he is 38th in RBI.
  • Witt Jr. heads into this game on a five-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is batting .364 with a double and four RBI.
  • MJ Melendez has 91 hits and an OBP of .318 to go with a slugging percentage of .407 this season.
  • Among all MLB hitters, Melendez ranks 78th in homers and 93rd in RBI.
  • Melendez heads into this game on a two-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is hitting .350 with two doubles, a triple, two home runs, a walk and five RBI.
  • Salvador Perez’s 22 home runs lead all Kansas City hitters, and he’s slugging .469.
  • Perez heads into this game on a seven-game hitting streak. In his last 10 outings he is hitting .385 with two doubles, two home runs and seven RBI.
  • Hunter Dozier is batting .232 with an OBP of .290 and a slugging percentage of .377 this season.

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