Opening Day between the Minnesota Twins and the Kansas City Royals will take place on Thursday, March 30 at Kauffman Stadium, with Pablo Lopez taking the ball for the Twins and Zack Greinke toeing the rubber for the Royals. The first pitch will be thrown at 4:10 PM ET.

The Twins are listed as -160 moneyline favorites in this matchup against the Royals (+135). The game's total has been set at 9 runs.

Royals vs. Twins Time and TV Channel

  • Date: Thursday, March 30, 2023
  • Time: 4:10 PM ET
  • TV: BSKC
  • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
  • Venue: Kauffman Stadium
  • Probable Pitchers: Lopez - MIN (0-0, 0.00 ERA) vs Greinke - KC (0-0, 0.00 ERA)

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Royals vs. Twins Betting Odds, Run Line and Total

Check out the odds, run line and over/under for this matchup across individual sportsbooks.

Twins Moneyline Royals Moneyline Run Line Total
DraftKings -155 +135 - 9 Bet on this game with DraftKings!
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PointsBet -159 +135 - - Bet on this game with PointsBet!
Tipico -155 +135 Twins (-1.5) - Bet on this game with Tipico!

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Royals vs. Twins Betting Trends and Insights

  • Last season, the Twins won 55 out of the 91 games, or 60.4%, in which they were favored.
  • Last season, the Twins won 24 of their 34 games, or 70.6%, when favored by at least -160 on the moneyline.
  • The bookmakers' moneyline implies a 61.5% chance of a victory for Minnesota.
  • The Twins hit 89 homers on the road last season (1.1 per game).
  • Minnesota averaged 2.8 extra-base hits per game while slugging .390 on the road.
  • The Royals came away with 52 wins in the 134 contests they were listed as the underdogs in last season.
  • Last year, the Royals won 20 of 69 games when listed as at least +135 on the moneyline.
  • Kansas City hit 65 homers at home last season (0.8 per game).
  • The Royals had a .399 slugging percentage and averaged 2.7 extra-base hits per game at home.

Royals vs. Twins Player Props

Hits O/U Total Bases O/U HR O/U RBI O/U
Salvador Pérez 0.5 (-227) 1.5 (+120) 0.5 (+375) 0.5 (+150)
Vinnie Pasquantino 0.5 (-238) 1.5 (+135) 0.5 (+675) 0.5 (+185)
Bobby Witt Jr. 0.5 (-278) 1.5 (+120) 0.5 (+575) 0.5 (+200)
MJ Melendez 0.5 (-182) 0.5 (-182) 0.5 (+525) 0.5 (+195)
Nate Eaton 0.5 (-154) 0.5 (-154) 0.5 (+1050) 0.5 (+280)

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Royals Futures Odds

Odds MLB Rank AL Central Rank
Win World Series +20000 24th 4th

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