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|Kansas City Royals vs. Detroit Tigers|
The Kansas City Royals and the Detroit Tigers will meet on the field at Comerica Park on Saturday in a battle of division rivals.
The Royals will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Ervin Santana in this game. Santana has a 8-9 record and a 3.35 ERA this season.
Santana's opponent in this one will be Doug Fister. The Tigers righthander has a 3.77 ERA to go along with a 12-8 record this season.Last time out for Kansas City, they were a 6-3 loser as they battled the Tigers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Tigers at -162 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Current streak:
Detroit has won 3 straight games.
Kansas City: 77-70 SU
Detroit: 85-62 SU
Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Detroit are 6-4
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing Kansas City are 5-5
After playing Kansas City are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
Detroit home to Kansas City, Sunday, September 15