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Detroit Tigers battle vs Kansas City Royals highlights MLB odds menu

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July 8, 1:05 PM | GrassComerica Park

Kansas City Royals vs Detroit Tigers Odds

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A key battle on the MLB odds menu sees visiting Kansas City duelling Detroit on Sunday at Comerica Park.

Detroit sends Max Scherzer out against Everett Teaford for the Royals in this game. Scherzer is 7-5 with a 4.98 ERA on the season, while Teaford is 1-0 on the year and has a 5.06 ERA.

View Kansas City vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Tigers in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -175 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 6 (Tigers) and the No. 7 (Royals) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Royals rank No. 3 in the American League at 9.2 hits per game. That compares with Detroit’s No. 5 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Kansas City features the American League's No. 5-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.1 runs per game. Detroit, meanwhile, comes in at No. 7 in the American League at home, scoring 4.5 runs per game.

In their last action, Kansas City was an 8-7 loser on the road against the Tigers. Bettors on Detroit at -150 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (15) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Royals were saddled with a loss last time out in Bruce Chen's start, as they lost 8-7 against Detroit on Saturday at Comerica Park.

Kansas City Royals Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing Chi White Sox are 7-3
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Baltimore are 7-3
After playing Kansas City are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

A few Royals at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 7 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Kansas City's last 12 games on the road
Kansas City is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Kansas City is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Detroit is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Kansas City
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games when playing Kansas City

Next up:
Kansas City home to Chi White Sox, Friday, July 13
Detroit at Baltimore, Friday, July 13

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