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Detroit Tigers Favored by -116 Against Kansas City Royals on Wednesday

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Kansas City Royals dueling the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday at Comerica Park.

Anibal Sanchez gets the call for the Detroit Tigers and he will try to build on a 2-0 mark. In the other dugout, Ian Kennedy brings a 3-6 ledger to the game for the Kansas City Royals as he tries to quiet the Tigers bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Kansas City Royals were listed as 106 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including Bet365. The total was set at 10 before betting started earlier on Wednesday over at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 6.2-4.6 win 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

45-54 Detroit battles the Royals, currently with a 52-47 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Kansas City injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 11-rated Detroit Tigers and the league No. 9-ranked Kansas City Royals, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Detroit Tigers No. 10-ranked scoring average of 4.83 runs per game, against a Kansas City Royals offense rated No. 25 and scoring 4.25 runs per game. The Tigers have averaged 8.9 hits per game to date this season, more than the Royals hitters have managed (8.58 per nine innings).

Defensively, Kansas City features the No. 12-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.52 runs per game. Detroit, meanwhile, comes in at No. 7 at home, scoring 5.25 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Royals grabbed a win last time out, defeating Michael Fulmer and the Tigers 3-1 on Tuesday at Comerica Park.

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

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Boston, Friday, July 28th
Detroit home to Houston, Friday, July 28th