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|Detroit Tigers vs. Kansas City Royals|
The Detroit Tigers and the Kansas City Royals will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at Kauffman Stadium.
The Tigers will trot Anibal Sanchez out to the mound in this one. Righthander Sanchez has a 7-6 record and a 2.93 ERA this season.
Sanchez's opponent in this one will be Ervin Santana. The Royals righthander has a 3.37 ERA to go along with a 5-6 record this season.The Tigers were a 5-0 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Rangers. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at -166 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. In their last action, Kansas City was a 6-4 loser on the road against the Indians. Bettors on Cleveland at -102 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (10) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Current streak:
Kansas City has lost 5 straight games.
Detroit: 52-42 SU
Kansas City: 43-49 SU
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Kansas City are 7-3
After playing Texas are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Detroit are 4-6
After playing Cleveland are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
Kansas City home to Detroit, Saturday, July 20