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Kansas City Royals Favored by -122 Against Detroit Tigers on Tuesday

The Detroit Tigers will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Royals in Kansas City at Kauffman Stadium on Tuesday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

It's a pitching duel between Travis Wood for the Kansas City Royals (1-2 on the year) and Matthew Boyd for Detroit Tigers (2-5 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Kansas City sat as -122 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 10.5, according to MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.5-3.3 win for the Tigers on Tuesday. 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 (45-46) will face the 42-49 Tigers in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Detroit injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Kansas City Royals rated this week at No. 13 and the Detroit Tigers sitting at No. 19.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Kansas City Royals No. 26 ranked offense (4.08 runs per game) against a Detroit Tigers defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 23 at 5 runs allowed per game. The Kansas City Royals have been averaging 8.41 hits per game, less than the Detroit Tigers have managed so far this season (8.76 hits on average).

Defensively, Detroit features the No. 26-rated defense on the road, allowing 5.33 runs per game. Kansas City, meanwhile, comes in at No. 25 at home, scoring 4 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Tigers grabbed a win last time out, defeating J Vargas and the Royals 10-2 on Monday at Royals Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Detroit is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Detroit is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Kansas City, Wednesday, July 19th