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The Kansas City Royals will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Sunday when they take on the Detroit Tigers at Kauffman Stadium.
Justin Verlander will be the starting pitcher for the Tigers on this day. Righthander Verlander is 3-1 this season with a 2.48 ERA.
It'll be Jason Vargas toeing the rubber for the Royals in this contest. Lefthander Vargas is 2-0 with a 2.40 ERA so far this season.
In their last action, Detroit was a 9-2 winner on the road against the Royals. Bettors on Detroit at -110 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Detroit has won 4 straight games.
Kansas City has lost 3 straight games.
Detroit: 16-9 SU
Kansas City: 14-15 SU
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Houston are 6-4
After playing Kansas City are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
Kansas City most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing San Diego are 3-6
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Kansas City
Detroit is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 17 of Detroit's last 24 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kansas City's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Kansas City's last 20 games when playing at home against Detroit
Kansas City is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Detroit home to Houston, Monday, May 5
Kansas City at San Diego, Monday, May 5