Kansas City Royals vs Minnesota Twins 8-16-22

Kansas City Royals vs Minnesota Twins 8/16/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

Kansas City Royals vs Minnesota Twins 8/16/2022 Picks Predictions Previews


The Kansas City Royals will play against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field, MN on Tuesday, August 16, 2022, at 7:40 PM ET.


On Tuesday night in Minnesota, the three-game series between the Kansas City Royals and Minnesota Twins will resume.


The Royals’ staff struck out 859 batters during the season, with a collective ERA of 4.67, ranking 27th in MLB. The pitching staff currently owns a WHIP of 1.46 and has a K/BB ratio of 1.95.


Their pitching staff walked 440 opposing batters this season, and as a whole, they have a 4.50 FIP. At 48-69, the Royals are now fourth in the AL Central division. 


Right-hander Zack Greinke, one of the Royals’ seasoned mentors, will take the mound on Tuesday night. In terms of innings pitched and WHIP thus far this season, Greinke ranks third on the team.


Greinke has a 1-2 record and a 3.60 ERA in his previous five appearances. Greinke pitched 25 innings, allowing 32 hits and striking out 18 hitters while walking six.


  • The total went OVER in 4 of Kansas City’s previous 6 matches. 
  • The Royals are 2-7 SU in their last 9 matches against the Twins. 
  • The Kansas City Royals are 2-9 SU in their previous 11 matches on the road.

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Kansas City Royals vs Minnesota Twins Predictions 8/16/2022


As the Minnesota Twins resume their three-game series against the Royals, it is now or never for them. Both the Twins’ team WHIP and FIP for the season are 1.250 and 4.17, respectively.


They have a K/BB ratio of 2.77. (934 strikeouts vs 337 free passes). With 915 hits allowed as a team, they are currently ranked 12th in baseball. They conceded 138 long balls and 4.38 runs every nine innings (17th in baseball).


The Minnesota Twins have a win/loss record of 59-55 and are ranked second in the American League Central division.


The Twins will look on Sonny Gray on Tuesday night to contain the Royals and get the victory. Gray has a 2-1 record and a 4.07 ERA in his past five starts. He pitched 24.1 innings throughout that stretch, giving up 24 hits while striking out 25 and walking 10.


Gray is 1-0 with a 1.50 ERA in one start against the Royals this season.


  • The Minnesota Twins are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games. 
  • The total went OVER in 6 of Minnesota’s last 8 matches against Kansas City. 
  • The Twins are 4-2 SU in their previous 6 games at home.

Kansas City Royals vs. Minnesota Twins. The MLB pick for this match is the Kansas City Royals.


Zack Greinke, the starting pitcher for Kansas City, is coming off a fantastic performance in which he went 6 and 1/3 innings, gave no runs on nine hits, and beat the Chicago White Sox 5-3.


Last time out, Minnesota pitcher Sonny Gray took a beating, passing up four runs on seven hits in just 4 2/3 innings, leading to an 8-5 defeat to the Los Angeles Dodgers. The predicted score in this match is 6-4 for Kansas City.


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Kansas City Royals vs Minnesota Twins 8/16/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

MLB Starting Time: 7:40 PM ET


Location: Target Field, MN 


Date: August 16, 2022




MLB Odds: KC +170


MLB Totals: 8.5


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