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|Kansas City Royals vs. Detroit Tigers|
The division rival Kansas City Royals and Detroit Tigers are set to renew hostilities on Thursday when they meet at Comerica Park.
Jeremy Guthrie will be the starting pitcher for the Royals on this day. Righthander Guthrie is 12-8 this season with a 4.10 ERA.
It'll be Anibal Sanchez toeing the rubber for the Tigers in this contest. Righthander Sanchez is 10-7 with a 2.58 ERA so far this season.In their last action, Kansas City was a 5-2 loser at home against the Marlins. Bettors on Miami at +220 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Last time out for Detroit, they were a 6-4 winner as they battled the White Sox on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Tigers at -160 were rewarded, while the 10 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Current streak:
Kansas City has lost 2 straight games.
Kansas City: 62-56 SU
Detroit: 70-49 SU
Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Detroit are 6-4
After playing Miami are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Kansas City are 5-5
After playing Chi White Sox are 8-2
After a win are 8-2
A few trends to consider:
Detroit home to Kansas City, Friday, August 16