The Minnesota Twins and the Kansas City Royals will meet for game one of their series from Minnesota. All odds for this game can be found at Bovada sportsbook.
The Twins are battling to stay at of the AL Central basement and will look to continue their solid play lately in this series. They are tied for last place currently and on the mound tonight will look to Scott diamond to get them out of that rut. Diamond has been outstanding overall this season pitching to a 3.35 ERA in 142 innings of work.
The Royals are also battling for that vaunted last-place spot in the division and are having another disappointing season. They are 31 – 38 at home this season and sit 12.5 games back in the division. They will start Will Smith tonight who has lost his last three starts. In 67 innings of work Smith is pitching to a 5.45 ERA this season.
Minnesota is 10-21 in their last 31 games overall, 5-11 in their last 16 home games, and 1-4 in Diamond’s last five starts. Kansas City is 11-3 in their last 14 games against the AL Central, 1-11 in their last 12 road games against a team with a losing record, and 2-5 in Smith’s last seven starts. Kansas City is 19-41 in the last 60 meetings of these two.
Although Diamond has been solid all season he has had trouble as of late and so has Smith for that matter. Give us the over for total runs scored in this game so get your sportsbook promotion codes.