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Detroit Tigers take on the Kansas City Royals with Odds and Betting Pick

The Kansas City Royals get a visit from the Detroit Tigers in MLB baseball betting action on Tuesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Anibal Sanchez gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday; he's 10-9 on the season. The Kansas City Royals, meanwhile, will counter with Yordano Ventura, who will be looking to improve on his 6-7 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Detroit Tigers were 144 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 8 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.9-3.1 victory for the Royals. 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

The Kansas City Royals bring a 67-44 record to the battle against the 54-58 Tigers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Detroit injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 22 (Kansas City Royals) and the No. 27 (Detroit Tigers) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Kansas City Royals and its No. 10-rated batting order, averaging 4.32 runs per nine innings, against the No. 7 line up of the Detroit Tigers at 4.39 runs per outing.

Comparing defensive stats, Detroit owns the No. 28-rated road mark, allowing 4.85 runs per game on the highway. Kansas City, on the other hand, rates No. 12 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Detroit didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by J Cueto in a losing cause, 4-0, against Kansas City on Monday.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 17 of Detroit's last 25 games on the road
  • Detroit is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Kansas City
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing Kansas City
  • Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Kansas City's last 9 games at home
  • Kansas City is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Detroit

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Kansas City, Wednesday, August 12th