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Detroit Tigers take on the Kansas City Royals with Odds and Betting Pick

The Kansas City Royals get a visit from the Detroit Tigers in MLB baseball betting action on Tuesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

The match puts starter Anibal Sanchez for the Detroit Tigers on the hill facing Jason Vargas for the Kansas City Royals. Sanchez brings a 3-5 mark to the game, while Vargas is 17-10 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Detroit Tigers before the first pitch in this match found them as 185 moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 10 earlier at TopBet.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Tigers to win this game 3.6-2.0. 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 (76-80) will face the 62-94 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. 18 and the Detroit Tigers sitting at No. 30.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Kansas City Royals No. 23-ranked scoring average of 4.38 runs per game, against a Detroit Tigers offense rated No. 17 and scoring 4.61 runs per game. The Royals have averaged 8.94 hits per game to date this season, more than the Tigers hitters have managed (8.91 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Detroit owns the No. 26-rated road mark, allowing 5.45 runs per game on the highway. Kansas City, on the other hand, rates No. 23 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Detroit looks to rebound from a loss to the Twins, who beat them 10-4 on Sunday behind a start from Jose Berrios at Comerica Park.

The Royals endured a 11-3 loss at the hands of the Yankees on Monday, with Jake Junis throwing 5.2 innings of 7-hit ball at Yankee Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Detroit is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Detroit's last 9 games
  • Detroit is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City's last 6 games
  • Kansas City is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Kansas City's last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Kansas City, Wednesday, September 27th