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Detroit Tigers visit Kansas City Royals in MLB Betting Odds Clash

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Kauffman Stadium on Sunday as the host Kansas City Royals battle the Detroit Tigers in baseball betting odds action.

Kansas City hands the ball to starter Chris Young in this one and he'll try to improve on his 2-6 mark on the year. Detroit counters with Jordan Zimmermann, who will try to quiet the fans and the Royals bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Detroit Tigers were -123 moneyline favorites in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 8.5 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 7.8-4.6 win for the Royals on Sunday. 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

37-31 Kansas City battles the Tigers, currently with a 34-34 mark. 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. 18 and the Detroit Tigers sitting at No. 6.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Kansas City has baseball's No. 21-rated offensive output, at 9.41 hits per game. The Detroit Tigers average 9.44 hits per game, good for No. 3 on the list.

Comparing defensive stats, Detroit owns the No. 26-rated road mark, allowing 5.11 runs per game on the highway. Kansas City, on the other hand, rates No. 6 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Detroit got the wrong end of the stick in their last game on Saturday, suffering a 16-5 humiliation against Kansas City.

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

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit home to Seattle, Monday, June 20th
Kansas City at New York, Tuesday, June 21st