Kansas City Royals at Minnesota Twins: 8/15/22 MLB Picks and Prediction

Minnesota Twins (58-54) vs Kansas City Royals (47-68)

Game Info: Monday, August 15, 2022 at 7:40 pm (Target Field)

Joe Ryan (8-5) (3.95) vs Kris Bubic (2-6) (5.02)

Betting Odds: Minnesota Twins -205 / Kansas City Royals +188 --- Over/Under: 8.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Minnesota Twins will host the Kansas City Royals in the first game of their series in the American League Central from Target Field on Monday night. The weather is expected to be mildly humid with a 9.5% chance of rain and 7.8 miles per hour winds.  

The Minnesota Twins are coming off of a 2 run loss against the Los Angeles Angels in their last game. The series ended at 2-1 in favor of the Los Angeles Angels. 

Chris Archer got the start for the Minnesota Twins. He has a 4.15 ERA, with 71 strikes and a 1.29 whip. He gave up four hits and three runs over four innings for Minnesota, striking out five in the win. 

Minnesota Twins right-hander, Joe Ryan will be the starter for this one. He has a 3.95 ERA with 93 strikes and a 1.13 whip.

The Kansas City Royals are coming off of a 4 run win against the Los Angeles Dodgers in their last game. Vinnie Pasquantino homered among his three hits and drove in two runs to help get the win. The series ended at 2-1 in favor of the Los Angeles Dodgers. 

Brady Singer got the start for the Kansas City Royals. He has a 3.29 ERA, with 107 strikes and a 1.13 whip. He pitched one-hit ball against the team with the best record in the majors. He struck out seven and walked three in the win in 6 innings. 

Kansas City Royals left-hander, Kris Bubic will be the starter for this one. He has a 5.02 ERA with 73 strikes and a 1.56 whip.

The over is 35-15-4 in the last 54 meetings in Minnesota and is 6-1 in the last 7 meetings.

The Royals are 57-119 in their last 176 road games vs. a team with a winning record and are 22-47 in their last 69 road games vs. a right-handed starter. The Royals are also 2-8 in their last 10 road games. The Twins are 4-1 in their last 5 vs. American League Central and are 4-1 in their last 5 home games vs. a left-handed starter. The Twins are also 20-7 in their last 27 Monday games.

Clayton’s Pick Twins -1.5

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