Royals vs. Twins - 4/22/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Minnesota Twins (5-8) at Kansas City Royals (10-3)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 8:10 pm (Kauffman Stadium)
M Pelfrey (0-0) (4.50) vs. J Guthrie (1-0) (5.54)
The Line: Kansas City Royals -163 / Minnesota Twins +153 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSN-N, FSN-KC
The Kansas City Royals look to sweep the Minnesota Twins Wednesday night in their three-game series.
The Minnesota Twins look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Twins pitching staff has allowed 13 runs in this series and four or more runs in seven of their last 10 games. The Twins have lost 10 of their last 12 games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Joe Mauer leads Minny with 14 hits and five RBI while Torii Hunter and Kurt Suzuki have combined for 11 RBI. The Minnesota Twins are just 1-7 on the road this season. Mike Pelfrey gets the ball, and he’s 0-0 with a 4.50 ERA and four strikeouts this season. Pelfrey is 0-2 with a 9.49 ERA and seven strikeouts in his career against the Royals.
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The Kansas City Royals look to stay hot after winning four of their last five games. The Royals have scored 17 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in 10 of their last 12 games. The Royals have won 15 of their last 18 regular season games when scoring more than three runs. Kendrys Morales and Salvador Perez have combined for 40 hits and 21 RBI while Lorenzo Cain has 12 RBI. The Kansas City Royals continue to prove to the rest of the league that they are legit. Jeremy Guthrie takes the hill, and he’s 1-0 with a 5.54 ERA and four strikeouts this season. Guthrie is 9-3 with a 3.38 ERA and 66 strikeouts in his career against the Twins.
The Twins are 1-7 in their last 8 road games and 4-9 in Pelfreys last 13 starts. The Royals are 13-3 in their last 16 home games and 7-1 in Guthries last 8 starts. The Royals are 5-2 in Guthries last 7 starts vs. Twins.
The Twins are back to being unbackable while the Royals continue to be one of the hotter teams in baseball. There's really only one way to go here. Take KC and the spread to give your wager more value.