Minnesota Twins vs Kansas City Royals

TWINS VS ROYALS

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Today’s matchup is between the Minnesota Twins (22-35) and the Kansas City Royals (29-26). The Twins have won 1 of their last 5 games & the Royals have won 5 of their last 5 games.

The Twins are starting Jose Berrios (RHP), on the mound who is 5-2 on the season pitching a 3.36 ERA, 3.38 FIP, .298 wOBA, K% of 26.7%, BB% of 6.6%, 87.7 MPH average exit velocity, and a 1.09 WHIP in 64.1 innings pitched.

The Royals are starting Mike Minor (LHP), who is 4-2 on the season with a 4.65 ERA, 3.80 FIP, .303 wOBA, K% of 27.0%, BB% of 8.7%, 88.3 MPH average exit velocity, and a 1.22 WHIP in 60.0 innings pitched.

The Twins are 29th in the Majors in Relieving Pitching (WAR) while the Royals are 21st.

On the hitting side, the Twins have a .322 wOBA and a .316 OBP. The Royals have a .304 wOBA and a .305 OBP. The Twins have 77 HRs this season while the Royals have 54 HRs.

These 2 pitchers are very comparable in stats with the slight nod going to Jose Berrios. Stacking on top of that the Twins having the much better hitting team, I'll take them to win the game!

  • The total has gone OVER in 15 of Minnesota's last 20 games.
  • Minnesota are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games.
  • Minnesota are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against Kansas City.
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Kansas City's last 8 games.
  • Kansas City are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games.
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Kansas City's last 8 games against Minnesota.

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