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Kansas City Royals visit Detroit Tigers in MLB Betting Odds Clash

The Kansas City Royals pay a visit to Detroit on Tuesday, hoping to shut down the Tigers bats in baseball betting action at Comerica Park.

Danny Duffy, with a record of 9-1 on the season, gets the ball for the Kansas City Royals, while the Detroit Tigers trot Justin Verlander to the mound in this one. He is 12-6 so far in 2016.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Kansas City Royals were 125 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 7.5 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.0-4.0 win for the Royals on Tuesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Kansas City Royals vs Detroit Tigers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Detroit (63-55) will face the 58-60 Royals in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Kansas City injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 2 (Detroit Tigers) and the No. 26 (Kansas City Royals) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Detroit has baseball's No. 9-rated offensive output, at 9.25 hits per game. The Kansas City Royals average 9 hits per game, good for No. 8 on the list.

Comparing defensive stats, Kansas City owns the No. 8-rated road mark, allowing 4.28 runs per game on the highway. Detroit, on the other hand, rates No. 7 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Royals enjoyed a 3-1 victory at the expense of the Tigers on Monday, with I Kennedy throwing 6.2 innings of 5-hit ball at Comerica Park.

Betting Trends
  • Kansas City is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games
  • Kansas City is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Kansas City's last 16 games
  • Kansas City is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Detroit is 3-9 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Detroit is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games
  • Detroit is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Detroit, Wednesday, August 17th