Twins vs Kansas City Royals MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Twins vs Kansas City Royals Prediction 3/31/2024

The Minnesota Twins (2-0) travel to face off against the Kansas City Royals (0-2) on Sunday, March 31st. This game will be played at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City and televised on BSN. The Twins are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Royals are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Royals. First pitch is set for 2:10 ET.

Twins vs Royals

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The Twins and Royals played a close game in the last matchup of this series, with the Twins pulling out a 5-1 win. Heading into the game, the Twins were the favorite at -123 on the road. The Royals went off at +103.

Minnesota’s offense didn’t get going until the 8th inning when they scored one run and then added four more in the 9th. The Royals’ only run came in the 6th inning. Griffin Jax got the win for the Twins, while Joe Ryan gave up just one run in his 5 1/3 innings of work. Seth Lugo also didn’t give up a run for the Royals, but he didn’t factor into the decision.

Byron Buxton was the only player in the game to drive in more than one run, finishing with three RBI. Both Bobby Witt Jr. and MJ Melendez had two hits for the Royals.

Bailey Ober Gets The Start For The Twins

Coming off a season in which he made 26 starts, Bailey Ober will look to build on his record of 8-6 and ERA of 3.43. His WHIP for the season was 1.07, and opponents hit .229 off him. Ober’s FIP for the season was 3.96, and he made 12 quality starts. Last season, he faced the Royals twice, going 0-1 with an ERA of 5.03.

Twins Offense Breakdown

When looking at the Twins’ player prop projections for today, we see that Edouard Julien has the highest total hits projection on the team and the 23rd highest in the league. His home run projection is also 2nd on the team and 10th in the league. Byron Buxton’s home run projection is the best on the team and 9th in the league, while Carlos Correa’s total hits projection is 2nd on the team and 26th in the league.

Brady Singer Gets The Start For The Royals

Brady Singer is coming off a season in which he made 29 starts and finished with a record of 8-11. His ERA for the season was 5.52, and he finished with nine quality starts. Last season, Singer made two appearances against the Twins, going 0-1 with an ERA of 5.1. For the season, he allowed a total of 20 home runs and finished with a strikeouts-per-nine-innings rate of 7.5. Singer’s walks-per-nine-innings rate was 2.76, and his strikeouts-per-walk rate was 2.7.

Royals Offense Breakdown

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If you’re looking at the Royals’ player prop projections, Bobby Witt Jr. is our top projected hitter in terms of total hits and home runs. His home run projection is 9th best in the league today. Nelson Velázquez has the 2nd best odds to hit a home run on the team and 10th best in the league today.


Twins vs Royals Prediction


Our prediction for today’s Twins vs. Royals matchup is to take the Royals on the money line at +108. We have the Royals taking this one by a score of 6-5. In terms of the starters, we have Brady Singer finishing with five strikeouts compared to Bailey Ober with five as well.

Looking at some of the other projections, the Twins are predicted to finish with nine hits, compared to the Royals finishing with eight. The Twins are also predicted to finish with more home runs, with the Royals finishing with the sixth-fewest in the league.

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