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MLB BASEBALL

Detroit Tigers vs. Kansas City Royals

The Detroit Tigers and the Kansas City Royals will meet on the field at Kauffman Stadium on Saturday in a battle of division rivals.

Justin Verlander will be the starting pitcher for the Tigers on this day. Righthander Verlander is 12-10 this season with a 3.59 ERA.

Starting this game for the Royals will be Danny Duffy. The lefthander has a 1.35 ERA to go along with a 2-0 record this season.

In their last action, Detroit was a 16-2 winner on the road against the Royals. Bettors on Detroit at -111 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (18) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Team records:
Detroit: 82-59 SU
Kansas City: 73-68 SU

Detroit most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Kansas City are 5-5
After playing Kansas City are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

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

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Detroit's last 9 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
Detroit is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Detroit is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Detroit's last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Kansas City's last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Kansas City's last 9 games when playing at home against Detroit
Kansas City is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
Kansas City is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games

Next up:
Kansas City home to Detroit, Sunday, September 8