Kansas City Royals at Detroit Tigers Betting Odds and Pick

Kansas City Royals

vs

Detroit Tigers
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 7:08 PM ET
Comerica Park

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Kansas City Royals dueling the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday at Comerica Park.

Detroit hands the ball to starter Max Scherzer in this one and he'll try to improve on his 8-2 mark on the year. Kansas City counters with Yordano Ventura, who will try to quiet the fans and the Tigers bats at the same time.

Kansas City Royals vs Detroit Tigers Opening Odds and Betting Line

The moneyline was hovering in the range of -169 for the Detroit Tigers in this one over at TopBet. The over under number was sitting near 8 at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Kansas City Royals vs Detroit Tigers Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.5-4.4 win for the Royals on Tuesday. 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Detroit Tigers sport a record of 36-30 heading into this matchup, while the Kansas City Royals sit at 37-32 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Kansas City injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Detroit Tigers rated this week at No. 28 and the Kansas City Royals sitting at No. 16.

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How Kansas City Royals vs Detroit Tigers Stats Matchup

The game also pits Detroit Tigers No. 5-rated offense, averaging 4.55 runs per game, against a Kansas City Royals defense that ranks No. 13 at 4.04 in runs allowed per game. The Detroit Tigers have averaged 9.45 hits per game so far, more than Kansas City Royals batters have averaged on the year (8.96 hits per game).

Kansas City brings the No. 13-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Tigers's No. 24-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Kansas City, they were a 11-8 winner as they battled the Tigers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Royals at +130 were rewarded, while the 19 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Royals enjoyed a 11-8 victory at the expense of the Tigers on Monday, with Jason Vargas throwing 7 innings of 7-hit ball at Comerica Park.

Kansas City Royals vs Detroit Tigers Betting Odds Trends

Kansas City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games
Kansas City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 5 games on the road
Detroit is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone OVER in 17 of Detroit's last 25 games
Detroit is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Detroit's last 14 games at home

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