GAME: #923 Twins @ #924 Royals
DATE: 6/5/2021 – 4:10p EST
ODDS: Twins -105 / Royals -105
O/U: 8.5 -120 / +100
The Kansas City Royals (29-26) host the Minnesota Twins (22-35) at Kauffman Stadium on Friday at 8:10 pm EST. The Royals beat the Twins on Thursday in Game 1 of this home series by a score of 6-5 and won Game 2 by a score of 14-5. Today, the Twins are starting J. Berrios (5-2, 3.36 ERA, 1.09 WHIP) facing the Royals lefty M. Minor (4-2, 4.65 ERA, 1.22 WHIP).
BATTER VS PITCHER(dailybaseballdata.com)
STARTING LINEUPS (rotowire.com)
- The Over is 6-0 in Twins’ last 6 Saturday games.
- Over is 5-0 in Twins’ last 5 road games vs. a left-handed starter.
- Over is 5-0 in Twins’ last 5 road games vs. a team with a winning record.
- The Over is 7-0-1 in Royal’s last 8 overall.
- Over is 5-0-1 in Royals last 6 after scoring 5 runs or more in their previous game.
- Over is 3-0-1 in Minors’ last 4 starts after scoring 5 runs or more in their previous game.
- The Over is 5-0 in Royals last 5 games following a win.
HEAD TO HEAD
- Over is 7-0-1 in the last 8 meetings.
- The Twins are 1-4 in the last 5 meetings.
- The Twins are 2-7 in the last 9 meetings in Kansas City.
- Under is 9-3-1 in the last 13 meetings in Kansas City.
TWINS VS ROYALS PREDICTION
The Royals are one of the hottest teams in baseball as the bats have come alive in recent games. The Twins have several players injured including Buxton, Cave, Kepler, Arraez, Garver, and Refsnyder. Simmons is also expected to miss another game but could be in the lineup. The Royals have a career .286 team batting average against Berrios as well with 59 hits in 206 at-bats. The Twins have lost 4 straight games and 7 of the last 10 while the Royals have won 5 straight and 7 of the last 10. Take the better team that is playing better baseball in this game and go with the Royals.
The Bookie: Royals -105 / Under 8.5 +100
Fade the Public: Royals / Under
Sharp Action: Royals / Under
Wager: 1.05 Units to Win 1 Unit on the Royals to win.
Wager: 1 Unit to Win 1 Unit on the Under.
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