Kansas City Royals VS Minnesota Twins

MLB Baseball 02:05 PM ET

Thursday

08/23/2020

MLBA, ATTN, SNLA

Spread: Minnesota Twins -130

Over/Under: 9

Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals 8/23/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals 8/23/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals 8/23/2020 Picks Predictions Previews
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The Kansas City Royals will take on the Minnesota Twins at Ewin M. Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri on Sunday, August 23, 2020 2:05 P.M, ET. This will be the 3rd game in this 3 game series between both American League teams. The series is all tied up with the Twins taking the 2nd game with a score of 7-2. The Royals won the 1st game also with a  score of 7-2. The Royals are now 10th in the American League with an 11-16 record, and are 4th in the AL Central Division.

The Royals won 2 of their last 6 games, and scored 9 total runs in their last 3. The squad was equal with Minnesota with hits made at 10-10 each, but they could not make enough runs to take the game. Alex Gordon made a solo homer in the 5th inning, and Nicky Lopez had a 2 for 5 plus a run batted in for the Royals. Brady Singer got the loss for the Royals after allowing 4 earned runs in 4 innings. Whit Merrifield is their best player for the season with 33 hits, 18 RBIs at a .317 batting average. The Royals are putting up decent offense with a .247 BAA which is 14th in the league, while their 106 total runs is 24th. Their bullpen is doing well allowing only 3.88 earned runs per game which is the 8th best record in the league. Kris Bubic will start for the Royals in game 3.

Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals Predictions 8/23/2020

The Twins will look to build the momentum after their win in game 2. The Twins won 5 of their last games, and scored 16 runs in their last 3. Eddie Rosario and Miguel Sano led the teams with 3 RBIs each. Sano had 2 hits with a solo homer in the 4th, while Rosario also had 2 hits, and opened the 1st with a 3 run home run. Randy Dobnak got the win allowing 2 earned runs in 5 innings pitched. The team is led by Nelson Cruz putting up 32 hits, 25 RBIs, and 9 homers with a batting average at .333 this season. The Twins have a stellar pitching performance this season with a team ERA at 3.52 which is the 3rd best record in the league, but their offense is in the lower half of the league with a team BAA at .237 which is in 18th place. The Twins tied with the Rays in 2nd and 3rd place in the American League with an 18-10 record, and are 1st in the AL Central Division. Kenta Maeda will start for the Twins.

Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals. MLB’s pick for the game is the Minnesota Twins -130. The Twins had enough with losing to the Royals. Minnesota erupted with 7 runs in Kauffman Stadium. The Royals are now 1-5 in their last 6 games when in Kansas City. Looking at the starters, Bubic is clearly struggling while Maeda is putting up solid numbers. Minnesota are looking good right now, and are the best bets to win game 3 and the series to a score of 5-3.

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Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals 8/23/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

MLB Starting Time: 2:05 PM ET

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

Date: Sunday, August 23, 2020

TV: MLBA, ATTN, SNLA

MLB Odds:  Minnesota Twins -130

MLB Total: 9

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