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Detroit Tigers visit Kansas City Royals in MLB Betting Odds Clash

Detroit Tigers


Kansas City Royals
Friday, May 01, 2015 8:10 PM ET
Kauffman Stadium

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Detroit Tigers dueling the Kansas City Royals on Friday at Kauffman Stadium.

It's a pitching duel between Chris Young for the Kansas City Royals (1-0 on the year) and Kyle Lobstein for Detroit Tigers (2-1 so far).

Detroit Tigers vs Kansas City Royals Opening Odds and Betting Line

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Kansas City sat as -114 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 8.5, according to MyBookie.

Computer Prediction: Detroit Tigers vs Kansas City Royals Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.8-4 result in favor of 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Kansas City Royals bring a 15-7 record to the battle against the 15-8 Tigers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Detroit injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 3-rated Kansas City Royals and the league No. 20-ranked Detroit Tigers, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

How Detroit Tigers vs Kansas City Royals Stats Match Up

The game also pits Kansas City Royals No. 2-rated offense, averaging 5.41 runs per game, against a Detroit Tigers defense that ranks No. 13 at 4.26 in runs allowed per game. The Kansas City Royals have averaged 10.86 hits per game so far, more than Detroit Tigers batters have averaged on the year (9.61 hits per game).

Kansas City owns the No. 3 defense, allowing 5.41 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Detroit's No. 13-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Detroit suffered a 8-1 loss against Kansas City on Thursday, as Alfredo Simon wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Kauffman Stadium.

Detroit Tigers vs Kansas City Royals Betting Odds Trends

Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games
Detroit is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Detroit's last 12 games on the road
Kansas City is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 5 games
Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Kansas City is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games when playing Detroit

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Kansas City, Saturday, May 2nd