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Kansas City Royals visit Detroit Tigers in MLB Betting Odds Clash

Kansas City Royals


Detroit Tigers
Thursday, June 19, 2014 1:08 PM ET
Comerica Park

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Comerica Park on Thursday as the host Detroit Tigers battle the Kansas City Royals in baseball betting odds action.

It's a pitching duel between Anibal Sanchez for the Detroit Tigers (3-2 on the year) and Danny Duffy for Kansas City Royals (4-5 so far).

Kansas City Royals vs Detroit Tigers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Detroit Tigers as -144 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

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Computer Prediction: Kansas City Royals vs Detroit Tigers Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Royals to win this game 4.6-4.3. 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Detroit Tigers sport a record of 36-32 heading into this matchup, while the Kansas City Royals sit at 39-32 on the season 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. 28-rated Detroit Tigers and the league No. 16-ranked Kansas City Royals, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

How Kansas City Royals vs Detroit Tigers Stats Matchup

At the plate, Detroit owns the No. 2 ranking for hits at 9.4 per game. By contrast, the Kansas City Royals are rated No. 5 in the same category at 9.04 per game.

Detroit owns the No. 24 defense, allowing 4.49 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Kansas City's No. 12-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Kansas City was a 2-1 winner on the road against the Tigers. Bettors on Kansas City at +123 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Royals grabbed a win last time out, defeating Drew Smyly and the Tigers 2-1 on Wednesday at Comerica Park.

Kansas City Royals vs Detroit Tigers Betting Odds Trends

Kansas City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 6 games
Kansas City is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Kansas City's last 7 games on the road
Detroit is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games
Detroit is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Detroit's last 16 games at home
Detroit is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing Kansas City

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City home to Seattle, Friday, June 20th
Detroit at Cleveland, Friday, June 20th