Kansas City Royals at Minnesota Twins - 8/17/22 MLB Picks and Prediction

Minnesota Twins (59-55) vs Kansas City Royals (48-69)

Game Info: Wednesday, August 17, 2022 at 1:10 pm (Target Field)

Tyler Mahle (6-7) (4.02) vs Daniel Lynch (4-7) (4.52)

Betting Odds: Minnesota Twins -250 / Kansas City Royals +175 --- Over/Under: 8.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Kansas City Royals and Minnesota Twins face off on Wednesday in an MLB showdown at Target Field. The Twins have won the first two games of this series including 9-0 on Tuesday.

The Twins come into this game with a 60-55 record overall and the offense really looked impressive on Tuesday putting up nine runs. The Twins offense has been inconsistent, but when it’s good, they are really good. The Twins offense overall is averaging 4.5 runs per game which is 9th in the league. Jose Miranda has been hot since coming back up from Triple-A and he has hit 11 home runs and driven in 49 RBIs. 

On the other side of this matchup is the Royals who sit with a 48-70 record overall and they have lost four of their last five games. So far in this series against the Twins the offense has only scored two runs total. The Royals pitching overall is giving up 5.04 runs per game which is 27th in the league. Bobby Witt is having a big season at the plate and he has hit 15 home runs and driven in 57 RBIs. 

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On the mound for the Royals is Daniel Lynch who sits with a 4-7 record and an ERA of 4.52. In his last start against the Dodgers, he went five innings giving up two hits and zero runs.

On the mound for the Twins is Tyler Mahle and he sits with a 6-7 record and an ERA of 4.26. In his last start against the Los Angeles Angels, he went six innings giving up three hits and zero runs. 

The Royals are 2-9 in their last 11 games overall. The under is 4-1 in the Twins last five games against the American League Central. The under is 3-1-1 in the Twins last five games on grass. The Twins are 6-1 in their last seven games against the American League Central. 

Mahle has been good since joining the Twins and in the last game he gave up zero runs. The Royals bats have been ice cold heading into this game and that will be the difference as the Twins get the job done here. Back the Twins -1.5.

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