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Detroit Tigers visit Kansas City Royals in MLB Betting Odds Clash

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Kansas City and Detroit on Tuesday, with the host Royals trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

Shane Greene, with a record of 1-0 on the season, gets the ball for the Detroit Tigers, while the Kansas City Royals trot Yordano Ventura to the mound in this one. He is 0-0 so far in 2016.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Detroit Tigers were listed as 136 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 8 before betting started earlier on Tuesday over at Bovada.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Tigers to win this game 4.4-3.9. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Detroit Tigers vs Kansas City Royals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Kansas City (8-4) will face the 7-4 Tigers in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Detroit injuries news.

The Kansas City Royals vs Detroit Tigers odds would favor the Royals if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Kansas City is rated No. 5 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Detroit is at No. 13.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Kansas City Royals No. 21-ranked scoring average of 3.58 runs per game, against a Detroit Tigers offense rated No. 6 and scoring 5.27 runs per game. The Royals have averaged 8.67 hits per game to date this season, less than the Tigers hitters have managed (10.18 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Detroit owns the No. 14-rated road mark, allowing 3.71 runs per game on the highway. Kansas City, on the other hand, rates No. 18 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Tigers endured a 5-4 loss at the hands of the Astros on Sunday, with A Sanchez throwing 5 innings of 8-hit ball at Minute Maid Park.

Kansas City suffered a 3-2 loss against Oakland on Sunday, as K Medlen wasn't able to lead his team to victory at O.co Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit's last 8 games
  • Detroit is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games
  • Kansas City is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Kansas City, Wednesday, April 20th