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Detroit Tigers vs Kansas City Royals in MLB Betting Odds

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

For the Kansas City Royals, Yordano Ventura gets the ball, charged with keeping the Detroit Tigers hitters off the base paths. He'll face Michael Fulmer, 7-1 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Detroit Tigers were listed as -108 favorites on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 8 before betting started earlier on Friday over at Bovada.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Tigers to win this game 5.0-4.5. 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 (35-31) will face the 34-32 Tigers in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Detroit injuries news.

This game puts the Kansas City Royals, most recently No. 18 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Detroit Tigers, who rate a No. 6 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Kansas City Royals and its No. 26-rated batting order, averaging 3.85 runs per nine innings, against the No. 7 line up of the Detroit Tigers at 4.82 runs per outing.

Detroit brings the No. 20-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Royals's No. 8-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Detroit got the job done in their last match in a 10-4 victory over Kansas City on Thursday at Kauffman Stadium behind starter J Verlander.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Detroit is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
  • Detroit is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Kansas City is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games
  • Kansas City is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Kansas City, Saturday, June 18th