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Ian Kennedy Royals at Home vs Detroit Tigers in MLB Betting Odds Clash

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

Kansas City sends Ian Kennedy out against Matthew Boyd for the Detroit Tigers in this game. Kennedy is 0-4 with a 4.43 ERA on the season, while Boyd is 2-5 on the year and has a 5.40 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Kansas City Royals as -126 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 9 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Royals to win this game 4.4-4.2. 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

The Kansas City Royals sport a record of 22-29 heading into this matchup, while the Detroit Tigers sit at 24-28 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Detroit injuries news.

The Kansas City Royals vs Detroit Tigers odds would favor the Tigers if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Kansas City is rated No. 26 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Detroit is at No. 22.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Kansas City has baseball's No. 29-rated offensive output, at 7.65 hits per game. The Detroit Tigers average 8.04 hits per game, good for No. 23 on the list.

Defensively, Detroit features the No. 26-rated defense on the road, allowing 5.2 runs per game. Kansas City, meanwhile, comes in at No. 28 at home, scoring 3.4 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Detroit didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by Eric Skoglund in a losing cause, 1-0, against Kansas City on Tuesday.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Detroit is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
  • Detroit is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Detroit is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 17 of Kansas City's last 23 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games when playing Detroit
  • Kansas City is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing at home against Detroit
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of Kansas City's last 16 games when playing at home against Detroit

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit home to Chicago, Friday, June 2nd
Kansas City home to Cleveland, Friday, June 2nd