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The Kansas City Royals and the Detroit Tigers will meet on the field at Comerica Park on Sunday in a battle of division rivals.
The Royals will give the ball to starter Bruce Chen in this one. Lefthander Chen is 2-0 this season with a 0.93 ERA.
Chen's opponent in this one will be Max Scherzer. The Tigers righthander has a 2.85 ERA to go along with a 17-1 record this season.
Kansas City lost its last outing, a 6-5 result against the Tigers on August 17. Bettors who backed the Tigers at -176 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (11) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Kansas City: 64-58 SU
Detroit: 72-51 SU
Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing Chi White Sox are 6-4
After playing Detroit are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Minnesota are 7-3
After playing Kansas City are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games when playing Detroit
Kansas City is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games on the road
Kansas City is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit's last 7 games at home
Detroit is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing Kansas City
Detroit is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against Kansas City
Kansas City home to Chi White Sox, Tuesday, August 20
Detroit home to Minnesota, Tuesday, August 20