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Kansas City Royals Host Detroit Tigers in MLB Baseball Betting Action

The Kansas City Royals will look to improve on a 68-44 record when they take on the Detroit Tigers, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Wednesday.

Daniel Norris gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday; he's 2-2 on the season. The Kansas City Royals, meanwhile, will counter with Edinson Volquez, who will be looking to improve on his 11-6 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Detroit Tigers were listed as 169 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 8 before betting started earlier on Wednesday over at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.8-2.8 win for the Royals on Wednesday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.8-2.8 result in favor of the Royals today. 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

68-44 Kansas City battles the Tigers, currently with a 54-59 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Detroit injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Kansas City Royals at No. 22 and the Detroit Tigers at No. 27 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Detroit Tigers rank No. 1 at 9.42 hits per game. That compares with the Kansas City Royals No. 5 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Kansas City has the No. 4-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Tigers own the No. 28 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Detroit suffered a 6-1 loss against Kansas City on Tuesday, as A Sanchez wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Kauffman Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Detroit is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Kansas City
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit's last 7 games when playing Kansas City
  • Kansas City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Kansas City's last 9 games
  • Kansas City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Kansas City's last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Houston, Friday, August 14th
Kansas City home to Los Angeles, Thursday, August 13th