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

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

Justin Verlander gets the call for the Detroit Tigers and he will try to build on a 5-7 mark. In the other dugout, Jason Hammel brings a 4-8 ledger to the game for the Kansas City Royals as he tries to quiet the Tigers bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Kansas City Royals before the first pitch in this match found them as 143 moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 9.5 earlier at TopBet.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 6.4-5.4 victory for the Royals. 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 (45-52) will face the 50-47 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. 11 (Detroit Tigers) and the No. 9 (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. 7-rated offensive output, at 8.93 hits per game. The Kansas City Royals average 8.59 hits per game, good for No. 21 on the list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Detroit has the No. 24-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Royals own the No. 11 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kansas City looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the White Sox, a 5-4 final on Sunday in support of T Wood at Royals Stadium.

Detroit got the job done in their last match in a 9-6 victory over Minnesota on Sunday at Target Field behind starter Matt Boyd.

Betting Trends
  • Kansas City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Kansas City is 12-5 ATS in its last 17 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games when playing Detroit
  • Kansas City is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Detroit
  • Detroit is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Detroit is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Detroit's last 9 games
  • Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Detroit, Tuesday, July 25th