Kansas City Royals vs Detroit Tigers MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

Kansas City Royals

vs

Detroit Tigers
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 1:08 PM ET
Comerica Park

The Detroit Tigers will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Kansas City Royals invade Comerica Park on Wednesday.

Detroit sends Drew Smyly out against Jeremy Guthrie for the Kansas City Royals in this game. Smyly is 3-5 with a 3.58 ERA on the season, while Guthrie is 3-6 on the year and has a 4.04 ERA.

Kansas City Royals vs Detroit Tigers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Baseball betting odds makers, including 5Dimes, opened the Detroit Tigers as -139 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 9 at shops such as BetOnline.

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Computer Prediction: Kansas City Royals vs Detroit Tigers Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.6-4.3 win for the Royals. A 4.6-4.3 result in favor of the Royals is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. 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

Detroit (36-31) will face the 38-32 Royals in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Kansas City injuries news.

The Detroit Tigers sit at No. 28 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Kansas City Royals sit at No. 16 on the same chart.

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How Kansas City Royals vs Detroit Tigers Stats Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Detroit has baseball's No. 5-rated offensive output, at 9.46 hits per game. The Kansas City Royals average 9.04 hits per game, good for No. 5 on the list.

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

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Kansas City was a 11-4 winner on the road against the Tigers. Bettors on Kansas City at +137 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (15) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Kansas City got the job done in their last match in a 11-4 victory over Detroit on Tuesday at Comerica Park behind starter Yordano Ventura.

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 5 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 5-11 SU in its last 16 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Detroit's last 10 games
Detroit is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Detroit's last 15 games at home

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Kansas City at Detroit, Thursday, June 19th

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