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MLB BASEBALL

Kansas City Royals vs. Detroit Tigers

The Kansas City Royals and the Detroit Tigers will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at Comerica Park.

The Royals will give the ball to starter James Shields in this one. Righthander Shields is 1-2 this season with a 3.00 ERA.

Starting this game for the Tigers will be Justin Verlander. The righthander has a 2.13 ERA to go along with a 2-2 record this season.

In their last action, Kansas City was a 7-5 loser on the road against the Tigers. Bettors on Detroit at -172 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (12) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Team records:
Kansas City: 10-8 SU
Detroit: 10-9 SU

Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Cleveland are 7-3
After playing Detroit are 3-7
After a loss are 7-3

Detroit most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Atlanta are 5-5
After playing Kansas City are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

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

Next up:
Kansas City home to Cleveland, Friday, April 26
Detroit home to Atlanta, Friday, April 26