Predictions for Twins vs. Royals: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – May 30

Thursday’s contest between the Minnesota Twins (30-25) and the Kansas City Royals (35-22) at Target Field should be a competitive matchup, as our computer prediction projects a final score of 5-4, with the Twins securing the victory. Game time is at 1:10 PM ET on May 30.

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Twins vs. Royals Matchup Info

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Twins vs. Royals Predictions

  • Score Prediction: Twins 5, Royals 4
  • Total Prediction: Under 8.5 runs

Twins vs. Royals Betting Lines

Twins vs Royals Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Twins -161 +136 8.5 -102 -118

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Twins Betting Insights

  • Minnesota has been victorious in 23, or 63.9%, of the 36 contests it has been chosen as the favorite in this season.
  • This season, the Twins have come away with a win 11 times in 17 chances when named as a favorite of at least -161 or shorter on the moneyline.
  • Minnesota and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 24 of 54 opportunities.
  • The Twins went 5-6 over the 11 games in which they were favored on the moneyline in their past 15 matchups.
  • Over its past 15 outings, Minnesota and its opponents combined to go over the total four times (all 15 games had set totals).

Royals Betting Insights

  • Kansas City has put together an 18-15 record in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 54.5% of those games).
  • In games they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +136 or longer, the Royals have gone 2-4 (33.3%).
  • Kansas City has combined with opponents to go over the total 23 times this season for a 23-32-2 record against the over/under.
  • The Royals have played as underdogs in eight of their past 15 games and won four of those contests.
  • In its past 15 games with a total, Kansas City and its opponents are 8-7-0 when it comes to hitting the over.

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Twins vs. Royals Probable Pitchers

Twins’ Starting Pitcher: Chris Paddack

  • The 28-year-old has an ERA of 4.39 and 8.1 strikeouts per nine innings, with a batting average against of .293 in 10 games this season.
  • Chris Paddack has started five games with his team as the moneyline favorite and won each of them.
  • Paddack’s team has won seven of his 10 starts this season.
  • Games Paddack has started this season hit the over four times in 10 chances.

Royals’ Starting Pitcher: Daniel Lynch

  • Daniel Lynch and his team were moneyline underdogs each time he pitched a season ago.

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Twins’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 30-25
Home 15-13
Road 15-12
One-Run Games 9-4
Scoring 5+ Runs 19-2

Royals’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 35-22
Home 21-8
Road 14-14
One-Run Games 7-8
Scoring 5+ Runs 21-5

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