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Kansas City Royals vs Detroit Tigers Betting Preview

Detroit TigersKansas City Royals
June 10, 8:10 PM | GrassKauffman Stadium

Detroit Tigers vs Kansas City Royals Odds

35-26TEAM RECORD28-32

The Kansas City Royals will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Detroit Tigers invade Kauffman Stadium on Monday.

The match puts starter Doug Fister for the Tigers on the hill facing Jeremy Guthrie for the Royals. Fister brings a 5-3 mark to the game, while Guthrie is 6-3 to date on the season.

View Detroit vs Kansas City Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Royals rated this week at No. 3 and the Tigers sitting at No. 1.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Kansas City owns the No. 7 ranking for hits in the American League at 8.8 per game. By contrast, the Tigers are rated No. 1 in the same category at 10.1 per game.

Kansas City owns the American League's No. 2 defense, allowing 3.8 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Detroit's American League No. 3-rated defense.

Last time out for Detroit, they were a 4-1 winner as they battled the Indians at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Tigers at -120 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Detroit got the job done in their last match in a 4-1 victory over Cleveland on Sunday at Comerica Park behind starter J Alvarez.

Last time out for Kansas City, they were a 2-0 winner as they battled the Astros at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Royals at -164 were rewarded, while the 2 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Aaron Crow silenced the Astros bats in a 2-0 victory last time out versus Houston at Kauffman Stadium.

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Kansas City are 6-4
After playing Cleveland are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

Kansas City Royals Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Detroit are 3-7
After playing Houston are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

A few Tigers at Royals trends to consider:
Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
Detroit is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games on the road
Kansas City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Kansas City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Kansas City's last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games when playing at home against Detroit

Next up:
Detroit at Kansas City, Tuesday, June 11

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