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Kansas City Royals vs Detroit Tigers Betting Pick and Odds Preview

The Detroit Tigers will look to improve on a 63-56 record when they take on the Kansas City Royals, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Wednesday.

The Detroit Tigers will rely on Anibal Sanchez to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Yordano Ventura will be his counterpart for the Kansas City Royals. Anibal Sanchez is 6-12 this season, and Yordano Ventura is 8-9.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Detroit Tigers as -125 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 9 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Royals to win this game 4.3-2.7. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Kansas City Royals vs Detroit Tigers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

63-56 Detroit battles the Royals, currently with a 59-60 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Kansas City injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 2-ranked Detroit Tigers and the No. 26-rated Kansas City Royals in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Detroit owns the No. 4 ranking for hits at 9.19 per game. By contrast, the Kansas City Royals are rated No. 8 in the same category at 8.97 per game.

Detroit owns the No. 17 defense, allowing 4.63 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Kansas City's No. 11-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kansas City looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Tigers, a 6-1 final on Tuesday in support of D Duffy at Comerica Park.

Betting Trends
  • Kansas City is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Kansas City's last 17 games
  • Kansas City is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Detroit is 3-10 ATS in its last 13 games
  • Detroit is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games
  • Detroit is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City home to Minnesota, Thursday, August 18th
Detroit home to Boston, Thursday, August 18th