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Kansas City Royals vs. Detroit Tigers

The Kansas City Royals and the Detroit Tigers will both be gunning for a victory on Monday when they meet at Comerica Park.

James Shields will be the starting pitcher for the Royals on this day. Righthander Shields is 0-0 this season with a 0.00 ERA.

Shields's opponent in this one will be Justin Verlander. The Tigers righthander has a 0.00 ERA to go along with a 0-0 record this season.

Kansas City was a 4-1 winner in its last match on the road against the White Sox. They won as +102 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.

The Tigers were a 5-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Red Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at -106 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Team records:
Kansas City: 0-0 SU
Detroit: 0-0 SU

Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Detroit are 6-4
After playing Chi White Sox are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

Detroit most recently:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Kansas City are 5-5
After playing Boston are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6

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

Next up:
Detroit home to Kansas City, Wednesday, April 2