Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Target Field in Minneapolis
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Probable Pitchers: (R) Volquez, E (1-0) vs. (R) Gibson, K (0-1)
The Kansas City Royals take on the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday at Target Field in Minneapolis.
The Royals are 6-0 in their last 6 games vs. a team with a winning % below .400 and are 4-0 in their last 4 games vs. a starter with a WHIP greater than 1.30. Kansas City is 10-1 in their last 11 when their opponent allows 5 runs or more in their previous game and are 9-1 in their last 10 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of less than .400. The over is 5-1 in the Royals last 6 road games vs. a right-handed starter and is 4-1 in their last 5 games following an off day.
The Twins are 36-90 in their last 126 games vs. a starter with a WHIP less than 1.15 and are 2-5 in their last 7 after allowing 5 runs or more in their
previous game. Minnesota is 2-6 in their last 8 games vs. a right-handed starter and are 5-16 in their last 21 games vs. a team with a winning % above
.600. The over is 6-1 in the Twins last 7 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600 and is 22-5-1 in their last 28 home games.
In head to head matchups, the Royals are 5-1 in the last 6 meetings in Minnesota and are 5-1 in the last 6 meetings. The over is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings in Minnesota.
Kansas City Royals Betting Trends
The Kansas City Royals are 5-2-0 against the over/under
The run differential for the Kansas City Royals is 4.9
Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 4-3-0 against the over/under
The run differential for the Minnesota Twins is -4.1
Injuries to Watch
Kansas City Royals
04/13/15 P Yordano Ventura Calf left last game, "?" next start
04/06/15 P Luke Hochevar Elbow 15-day DL (4/6)
04/06/15 P Tim Collins Elbow 15-day DL (4/6)
04/04/15 P Kris Medlen Elbow 60-day DL (3/07)
04/10/15 P Ricky Nolasco Elbow 15-day DL (4/9)
04/04/15 P Ervin Santana Suspension expected to miss 80 games
Josh's Pick: Take Minnesota
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