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Tigers Dominating When Taking To The Road

The Detroit Tigers will look for their seventh consecutive road win when they continue their series in Kansas City Saturday. During their current six-game road winning streak, the Tigers have outscored opponents 41-18.

  • Victor Martinez is 7-for-25 with three home runs in his career against Yordano Ventura.
  • The Royals are 16-6 in their past 22 games.
  • The OVER is 6-0 in the Royals’ past six games.

Michael Fulmer will be making his third career start of his young career against the Royals. Fulmer posted a spectacular 1.98 ERA in his two outings against KC this season while only allowing two extra-base hits.

Yordano Ventura is coming off a nearly flawless month, as the righty posted a 2.55 ERA while allowing less than one hit per inning. The Royals have relished in Ventura’s recent outings, as KC is 6-0 in his past six trips to the bump.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Detroit Tigers listed as favorites of -112 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 6.0-3.3 win for the Tigers on Saturday. 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

69-65 Kansas City battles the Tigers, currently with a 73-61 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Kansas City vs Detroit injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 2 (Kansas City Royals) and the No. 8 (Detroit Tigers) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Kansas City has baseball's No. 26-rated offensive output, at 8.94 hits per game. The Detroit Tigers average 9.18 hits per game, good for No. 5 on the list.

Detroit brings the No. 16-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Royals's No. 9-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Detroit got the job done in their last match in a 7-6 victory over Kansas City on Friday at Kauffman Stadium behind starter A Sanchez.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Detroit is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Detroit is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games
  • Kansas City is 12-6 ATS in its last 18 games
  • Kansas City is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games
  • Kansas City is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 5 games

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Kansas City, Sunday, September 4th