First pitch for this AL Central matchup is set for 4:10 PM ET at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, MO. You can catch the action on BSN. The Twins come in as the favorite with a money line payout of -128 compared to the Royals at +107.

Joe Ryan will take the mound for the Twins, while Seth Lugo will get the start for the Royals. The over/under line is currently set at 8 runs, with the over paying out at -115 compared to the under at -106.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS VS MINNESOTA TWINS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Kansas City Royals Moneyline +107

This game will be played at Kauffman Stadium at 4:10 ET on Saturday, March 30th.

HOW TO BET THE TWINS VS ROYALS:

  • We have the Royals winning by a score of 6 to 5
  • If you’re looking for a run line pick, we also like the Royals to cover
  • As for an over/under pick, we have this game finishing with 11 runs and like the over

The Twins will look to close out their series against the Royals in the last game of this three-game set. Minnesota took the previous game by a score of 4-1 and is listed as a slight favorite heading into this one.

Pablo Lopez and Cole Ragans both had quality starts in the game, but it was Lopez who picked up the win. Lopez went seven innings, giving up just one earned run, while Ragans gave up two runs in six innings of work. Griffin Jax got the save for the Twins.

Minnesota’s offense did most of its damage in the 1st and 9th innings, while the only run for the Royals came in the 1st. Maikel Garcia was the only Royals player to go deep, while both Royce Lewis and Carlos Correa had multi-hit games for the Twins.

Twins Records & Stats

Joe Ryan is coming off a season in which he made 29 starts and finished with a record of 11-10. His ERA for the season was 4.51, and he had a WHIP of 1.17. Ryan’s batting average allowed was .246, and his on-base percentage allowed was .286. Last season, he faced the Royals twice and finished with a record of 1-0 and an ERA of 0.9. For the season, Ryan had 14 quality starts and one complete game. His strikeout-to-walk ratio for the season was 5.8, and his strikeouts per nine innings was 10.97.

When looking at the Twins’ player projections for today’s game, we see that Royce Lewis is not only projected to have the most hits on the team, but he also has the best odds to hit a home run. In fact, his home run projection is 7th best in the league today. Byron Buxton has the 6th best odds to get a hit on the team, and his home run projection is 2nd best on the team and 11th best in the league today. Edouard Julien is 2nd in terms of total hits projections, and his odds to hit a home run are 3rd on the team and 12th in the league today.

Royals Records & Stats

Seth Lugo will be taking the mound for the Royals in their upcoming game against the Twins. Last season, Lugo made 26 starts and finished with a record of 8-7. His ERA for the season was 3.57, and he had a WHIP of 1.20. Lugo’s batting average allowed was .243, and his on-base percentage allowed was .290. For the season, he had 17 quality starts and gave up a total of 19 home runs. Lugo’s strikeouts per nine innings was 8.61, and his walks per nine innings was 2.21.

If you’re looking for some Royals player props, Bobby Witt Jr. is our top projected hitter for the Royals. He has the highest total hits projection on the team and his home run projection is 9th best in the league today. Nelson Velázquez has the 2nd best odds to hit a home run for the Royals and his total hits projection is 8th best on the team.