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    Nicky Lopez is only two hits away from his 100th of the season as his Kansas City Royals (59-88) ready for a matchup against the Minnesota Twins (73-75) on Wednesday at 8:10 PM ET. The Royals are underdogs (+130) against the Twins (-150). Minnesota has Bailey Ober starting, while Kansas City will counter with Daniel Lynch.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Twins vs. Royals

    • Game Day: Wednesday, September 21, 2022
    • Game Time: 8:10 PM ET
    • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
    • Stadium: Kauffman Stadium
    Twins vs Royals Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Twins -150 7.5

    Twins Stats & Trends

    Twins Batting

    • The Twins average 1.1 home runs per game to rank 12th in MLB action with 169 total home runs .
    • The Twins’ .249 batting average ranks 12th in MLB.
    • The Twins are 11th in baseball with an on-base percentage of .317.
    • The Twins’ 8.3 strikeouts per game rank 13th in the league.
    • The Twins have hit 83 home runs away from home this season (1.1 per game).
    • The Twins have a .396 slugging percentage and are averaging 2.9 extra-base hits per game away from home.
    • The club is batting .243 with 614 hits (8.4 per game) on the road this season.

    Twins Key Batters

    • Luis Arraez has an OPS of .795, fueled by an OBP of .373 to go with a slugging percentage of .422. All three of those stats rank first among Minnesota hitters this season.
    • Among qualifying hitters in baseball, Arraez ranks sixth in batting average, 13th in on-base percentage, and 69th in slugging.
    • Carlos Correa leads Minnesota with 137 hits. He is batting .288 this season and has 42 extra-base hits.
    • Among all qualifying players, Correa ranks 23rd in batting average, 19th in on-base percentage and 33rd in slugging percentage.
    • Correa takes a three-game streak with at least one hit into this one. In his last five games he is batting .409 with two walks and two RBI.
    • Gio Urshela is batting .273 with a .421 slugging percentage and 59 RBI this year.
    • Jose Miranda has 15 home runs, 64 RBI and a batting average of .270 this season.
    • Miranda enters this game on a two-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is hitting .174 with a double.

    Royals Stats & Trends

    Royals Batting

    • The Royals rank 28th in Major League Baseball with just 124 home runs as a team.
    • The Royals have a team batting average of .243 this season, which ranks 14th among MLB teams.
    • The Royals have an OBP of .306 this season, which ranks 22nd in MLB.
    • The Royals rank eighth in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.0 whiffs per contest.
    • They have averaged 0.8 home runs per game in their 76 home contests this season.
    • They have a team slugging percentage of .392 in home games this season with 203 extra-base hits.
    • In home games this season, they’re batting .255 with 8.4 base hits per contest.

    Royals Key Batters

    • Bobby Witt Jr. has a team-best slugging percentage (.437) while pacing the Royals in hits (134).
    • Witt Jr. is 77th in batting average, 122nd in on-base percentage and 61st in slugging percentage among all qualifying batters in the big leagues.
    • Witt Jr. brings a four-game hitting streak into this game. During his last five outings he is hitting .273 with a double and three RBI.
    • Salvador Perez has 19 doubles, a triple, 22 home runs and 15 walks while batting .249.
    • MJ Melendez has racked up an on-base percentage of .318, a team-best for the Royals.
    • Hunter Dozier has 24 doubles, three triples, 11 home runs and 33 walks while hitting .234.

    Twins vs. Royals Probable Pitchers

    Ober Lynch
    8 GS 24
    1-2 W-L 4-11
    3.49 ERA 5.09
    38.2 IP 116.2
    8 BB 48
    34 SO 113

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