Kansas City Royals VS Minnesota Twins

MLB Baseball 07:05 PM ET

Thursday

08/08/2020

Fox Sports North

Spread: Minnesota Twins -155

Over/Under: 9.5

Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals 8/8/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals 8/8/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals 8/8/2020 Picks Predictions Previews
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The Kansas CIty Royals will host the Minnesota Twins at Ewing M. Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri on Saturday, August 8, 2020 7:05 P.M, ET. A battle of American League Central teams is set to take place as the Twins will visit the Royals in Kauffman Stadium. The Royals are still in a drought as they have yet to take a series this season. They had a close victory against the strong Twins at 3-2 on Friday, and will look to take game 2 as and the series on Saturday. The Kansas City Royals are in the 14th spot of the American League with a 5-10 record, and are last in the AL Central Division.

The Kansas City Royals are not doing so well this season winning just 5 of their last 15 games. They actually won their last 2 games against a strong Chicago Cubs team, and their 1st game with the Minnesota Twins who are having a good season. They had their best score with 13 runs against the Cubs in the last series. Whit Merryfield is leading the Royals with his 4 home runs and 11 runs batted in this season. They may have won the 1st game of the series, but they need to produce more offensively if they want to go 2-0 against the Twins. Their batting average of .251 is 8th in the league, while their 58 total runs is 12th for the season. Danny Duffy will be on the mound for the Royals in game 2. He is 0-2 with a 4.11 earned run average this season.

Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals Predictions 8/8/2020

The Twins are having a great season as of now winning 10 of their 14 games of the season. The squad won 6 games in a row before losing their last 2 games. They are now batting at .213 average which is 13th in the league, and made 68 runs which is 5th place. Nelson Cruz is their best player now, with a batting average of .373 making 3 home runs and 15 RBIs. Max Kepler is their home run leader with a total of 4. The Minnesota Twins are tied with the Athletics in the top spot of the American League with a 10-4 record, and are 1st in the AL Central Division. Jake Odorrizi will start for the Twins in game 2. He will be making his 1st start of the season after experiencing right intercostal strain. Odorizzi got a 15-7 record with a 3.51 ERA last season.

Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals. MLB’s pick for the game will go to the Minnesota Twins -155. The Royals bursted with 13 runs in their last game against the Cubs, but barely made it out against the Twins in game 1. With their problems with consistency they will struggle against the Twins. Minnesota won 8 of their last 11 games against the Royals. Odorizzi back on the mound for the Twins will also be a factor in this one. The Twins will win this match to a predicted score of 7-4.

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Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals 8/8/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

MLB Starting Time: 7:05 PM ET

Location: Ewing M. Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri

Date: Saturday, August 08, 2020

TV: Fox Sports North

MLB Odds:  Minnesota Twins -155

MLB Totals: 9.5

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