Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals Betting Odds & Game Analysis | September 14


By Claudio Fortuna | September 14, 2022 11:35 AM

The Kansas City Royals visit the Minnesota Twins at Target Field, taking the field at 7:40pm ET on Wednesday September 14th, 7:40pm ET. The Kansas City Royals are 1.5-run underdogs in the game, and the Over/Under is set at 7.5 runs.

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Today, we are looking at the Major League Baseball game between the Kansas City Royals and Minnesota Twins.

Minnesota and Kansas City Betting Info

  • Each of the Twins’ last six night games against American League opponents have gone OVER the total runs line.
  • The Twins have won each of their last five games against the Royals.

Kansas City Royals Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .242
Team OBP .306
AVG Runs Scored 3.9
Team ERA 4.72
Team WHIP 1.48
Starters ERA 4.76
Starters WHIP 1.46

Key Players for Kansas City

  • Scott Barlow: 2.46 ERA, 8.87 K/9, 1.00 WHIP
  • Anthony Misiewicz: 8.10 ERA, 14.85 K/9, 1.50 WHIP
  • Donald Greinke: 4.00 ERA, 5.18 K/9, 1.34 WHIP
  • Mervyl Melendez: .218 Batting Avg, .318 OBP, .389 SLG, .707 OPS, 44 Runs
  • Nicholas Lopez: .237 Batting Avg, .291 OBP, .285 SLG, .576 OPS, 50 Runs
  • Robert Witt Jr.: .249 Batting Avg, .292 OBP, .441 SLG, .733 OPS, 72 Runs
  • Michael Massey: .252 Batting Avg, .339 OBP, .387 SLG, .726 OPS, 10 Runs
  • Ryan O’Hearn: .229 Batting Avg, .281 OBP, .305 SLG, .586 OPS, 12 Runs
  • Vincent Pasquantino: .257 Batting Avg, .346 OBP, .426 SLG, .772 OPS, 18 Runs
  • Michael A. Taylor: .269 Batting Avg, .331 OBP, .385 SLG, .716 OPS, 46 Runs
  • Salvador Perez: .242 Batting Avg, .280 OBP, .453 SLG, .733 OPS, 41 Runs
  • Drew Waters: .192 Batting Avg, .300 OBP, .327 SLG, .627 OPS, 6 Runs

Minnesota Twins Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .249
Team OBP .318
AVG Runs Scored 4.4
Team ERA 4.03
Team WHIP 1.25
Starters ERA 4.13
Starters WHIP 1.23

Key Players for Minnesota

  • Jorge López: 4.40 ERA, 6.90 K/9, 1.81 WHIP
  • Josh Winder: 3.83 ERA, 6.02 K/9, 1.24 WHIP
  • Jovani Moran: 2.59 ERA, 12.64 K/9, 1.24 WHIP
  • Jose Miranda: .279 Batting Avg, .337 OBP, .459 SLG, .796 OPS, 38 Runs
  • Nicholas Gordon: .278 Batting Avg, .322 OBP, .427 SLG, .749 OPS, 36 Runs
  • Sandy León: .178 Batting Avg, .275 OBP, .244 SLG, .519 OPS, 6 Runs
  • Giovanny Urshela: .272 Batting Avg, .319 OBP, .426 SLG, .745 OPS, 48 Runs
  • Kyle Garlick: .236 Batting Avg, .288 OBP, .444 SLG, .732 OPS, 23 Runs
  • Maximilian Kepler: .227 Batting Avg, .318 OBP, .348 SLG, .666 OPS, 54 Runs
  • Luis Arraez: .319 Batting Avg, .379 OBP, .432 SLG, .811 OPS, 78 Runs
  • Carlos Correa: .280 Batting Avg, .357 OBP, .463 SLG, .820 OPS, 62 Runs

In the last 5 matchups between the Twins and Royals, the Twins won five times and the Royals won none. Their most recent matchup on September 13, 2022 ended 6-3 with the Minnesota Twins taking the win.

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