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Detroit Tigers take on the Kansas City Royals with Odds and Betting Pick

The Kansas City Royals get a visit from the Detroit Tigers in MLB baseball betting action on Wednesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

The Kansas City Royals will rely on Jason Hammel to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Jordan Zimmermann will be his counterpart for the Detroit Tigers. Jason Hammel is 8-13 this season, and Jordan Zimmermann is 8-13.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Detroit Tigers were 171 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 10 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Royals to win this game 7.9-4.4. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Detroit Tigers vs Kansas City Royals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Kansas City Royals sport a record of 77-80 heading into this matchup, while the Detroit Tigers sit at 62-95 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Detroit injuries news.

This game puts the Kansas City Royals, most recently No. 18 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Detroit Tigers, who rate a No. 30 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Kansas City Royals No. 23-ranked scoring average of 4.37 runs per game, against a Detroit Tigers offense rated No. 17 and scoring 4.59 runs per game. The Royals have averaged 8.93 hits per game to date this season, more than the Tigers hitters have managed (8.89 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Kansas City has the No. 19-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Tigers own the No. 30 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Detroit didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 2-1 to Kansas City on Tuesday at Kauffman Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Detroit is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Detroit's last 10 games
  • Detroit is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Kansas City is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Kansas City's last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Kansas City, Thursday, September 28th

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