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Kansas City Royals vs Detroit Tigers Betting Preview

Detroit TigersKansas City Royals
June 11, 8:10 PM | GrassKauffman Stadium

Detroit Tigers vs Kansas City Royals Odds

35-27TEAM RECORD29-32

The Detroit Tigers will look to grab a road win when they take on the Royals in Kansas City at Kauffman Stadium on Tuesday in baseball odds action.

Max Scherzer, with a record of 8-0 on the season, gets the ball for the Tigers, while the Royals trot Wade Davis to the mound in this one. He is 3-5 so far in 2013.

View Detroit vs Kansas City Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Detroit before the first pitch in this match found them as 143-moneyline favorites earlier today at Bovada. They saw the total of 8 earlier at TopBet.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Royals at No. 3 in the American League and the Tigers at No. 1 in the American League heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Kansas City's No. 12 ranked American League offense (3.9 runs per game) against a Tigers defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 3 in the American League at 3.8 runs allowed per game. The Royals have been averaging 8.8 hits per game, less than the Tigers have managed so far this season (10.1 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, Detroit owns the American League's No. 5-rated road mark, allowing 4.1 runs per game on the highway. Kansas City, on the other hand, rates No. 15 in scoring at home.

Detroit lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Royals on June 10. Bettors who backed the Royals at +131 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Detroit suffered a 3-2 loss against Kansas City on Monday, as Doug Fister wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Kauffman Stadium.

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Kansas City are 7-3
After playing Kansas City are 7-3
After a loss are 6-4

Kansas City Royals Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Detroit are 3-7
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

A few Tigers at Royals trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Detroit is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games
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 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Kansas City's last 11 games

Next up:
Detroit at Kansas City, Wednesday, June 12

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