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    Nick Gordon will try to get his 100th hit of the season (he has 99) when the Minnesota Twins (73-73) take on the Kansas City Royals (58-88) on Tuesday at 8:10 PM ET. The Twins are favored (-141) over the Royals (+121). Minnesota’s Dylan Bundy and Kansas City’s Zack Greinke pitch first for their squads in this matchup.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Twins vs. Royals

    • Game Day: Tuesday, September 20, 2022
    • Game Time: 8:10 PM ET
    • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
    • Stadium: Kauffman Stadium
    Twins vs Royals Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Twins -141 8.5

    Twins Stats & Trends

    Twins Batting

    • The Twins average 1.2 home runs per game to rank 12th in MLB play with 168 total home runs .
    • The Twins have the 12th-ranked batting average in the league (.248).
    • The Twins are 11th in baseball with a .316 on-base percentage.
    • The Twins strike out 8.3 times per game to rank 12th in baseball.
    • The Twins average 1.2 home runs per game when playing away from home this season (83 total in road outings).
    • The Twins have a .395 slugging percentage and are averaging 2.9 extra-base hits per game on the road.
    • Away from home this season the team averages 8.4 hits per game and is batting .242.

    Twins Key Batters

    • Luis Arraez leads Minnesota with an OBP of .376, plus a team-best slugging percentage of .426.
    • Arraez is fourth in batting average, 11th in on-base percentage, and 68th in slugging among all qualified hitters in the majors.
    • Arraez will look for his third straight game with a hit in this matchup. In his last five games he is hitting .235 with two RBI.
    • Carlos Correa leads Minnesota with 134 hits. He is batting .285 this season and has 42 extra-base hits.
    • Correa ranks 26th in batting average, 20th in on-base percentage and 34th in slugging in MLB.
    • Correa takes a two-game streak with at least one hit into this one. In his last five games he is hitting .333 with two walks.
    • Gio Urshela is batting .272 with a .420 slugging percentage and 59 RBI this year.
    • Jose Miranda is batting .270 with a .326 OBP and 64 RBI for Minnesota this season.

    Royals Stats & Trends

    Royals Batting

    • The Royals have hit just 122 homers this season, which ranks 28th in the league.
    • The Royals have a team batting average of .242 this season, which ranks 15th among MLB teams.
    • The Royals have an OBP of .306 this season, which ranks 22nd in MLB.
    • The Royals are one of the most disciplined teams at the plate this season, ranking ninth with an average of eight strikeouts per game.
    • They’ve hit 58 homers, an average of 0.8 per game, in 75 home contests this season.
    • They are slugging .389 in 75 home games this season.
    • They are averaging 8.4 base hits per game and batting .254 as a team at home this season.

    Royals Key Batters

    • Bobby Witt Jr. has racked up 132 hits with a .434 slugging percentage, both team-best numbers for the Royals.
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in MLB, Witt Jr. ranks 82nd in batting average, 123rd in on-base percentage and 61st in slugging percentage.
    • Witt Jr. hopes to build on a three-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last five outings he is hitting .227 with a double and two RBI.
    • Salvador Perez has 18 doubles, a triple, 22 home runs and 15 walks while batting .249.
    • MJ Melendez has a team-high .317 on-base percentage.
    • Michael A. Taylor is hitting .263 with nine doubles, three triples, nine home runs and 34 walks.

    Twins vs. Royals Probable Pitchers

    Bundy Greinke
    26 GS 23
    8-7 W-L 4-9
    4.68 ERA 4.10
    127.0 IP 118.2
    25 BB 25
    87 SO 67

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