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Detroit Tigers vs Kansas City Royals Highlights MLB Odds Menu

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.

It's a pitching duel between Justin Verlander for the Detroit Tigers (4-4 on the year) and Matt Strahm for Kansas City Royals (2-4 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Detroit sat as -166 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 9, according to MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.3-2.9 win for the Tigers 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 (33-42) will face the 37-37 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 puts the Detroit Tigers, most recently No. 25 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Kansas City Royals, who rate a No. 13 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Detroit Tigers No. 13-rated offense, averaging 4.76 runs per game, against a Kansas City Royals defense that ranks No. 9 at 4.46 in runs allowed per game. The Detroit Tigers have averaged 8.64 hits per game so far, more than Kansas City Royals batters have averaged on the year (8.23 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Detroit has the No. 21-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Royals own the No. 9 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kansas City suffered a 8-2 loss against Toronto on Sunday, as J Hammel wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Royals Stadium.

The Tigers grabbed a win last time out, defeating C Richard and the Padres 7-5 on Sunday at PETCO Park.

Betting Trends
  • Kansas City is 11-3 ATS in its last 14 games
  • Kansas City is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 13 of Kansas City's last 19 games
  • Kansas City is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Detroit is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Detroit is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games
  • Detroit is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Detroit, Wednesday, June 28th