The thrill of Major League Baseball continues as the Kansas City Royals visit the Minnesota Twins at Target Field on May 29, 2024, with first pitch set for 7:40 PM under clear skies. Pitching for the Royals will be Seth Lugo, who has maintained an impressive ERA of 1.742 this season. The Twins will counter with Bailey Ober, whose ERA stands at 4.327.

In the race for the 2024 AL Central Division, the Royals are currently 4th, with a solid record of 34-22, translating to a 0.61 winning percentage. They are particularly strong in divisional play, holding a record of 11-7. Recently, the team has seen a mix of results, with 7 wins in their last 10 outings, though they’re currently on a three-game losing streak. At home, the Royals have excelled with 21 wins to 8 losses, while their road games show a more balanced 13-14 record.

The Minnesota Twins, positioned 5th in the same standings, hold a record of 30-24 with a 0.56 winning percentage. They are also competitive in the division, boasting a 14-10 record. With a recent form showing 6 wins in their last 10 games and a two-game winning streak, the Twins are evenly matched at home and on the road, both 15-12. Offensively, the team has amassed 240 runs, conceding 233 runs defensively.

Considering the betting odds for this game, the point spread is set at -1.5, with an over/under of 7.5. Bettors will find the Kansas City Royals at +112 on the money line while the Minnesota Twins are favored at -132. These odds suggest a tight matchup, potentially favoring the home team slightly, but with good value on the Royals to potentially upset at those odds.