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Kansas City Royals vs Detroit Tigers in MLB Betting Odds

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

Alfredo Simon gets the call for the Detroit Tigers and he will try to build on a 13-9 mark. In the other dugout, Kris Medlen brings a 4-1 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 Detroit Tigers in this matchup found them as 115 underdogs on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 8.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.9-3.4 win for the Royals on Sunday. 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

The Detroit Tigers sport a record of 69-78 heading into this matchup, while the Kansas City Royals sit at 86-62 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Kansas City injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 29-ranked Detroit Tigers and the No. 22-rated Kansas City Royals in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Detroit has baseball's No. 11-rated offensive output, at 9.5 hits per game. The Kansas City Royals average 9.24 hits per game, good for No. 4 on the list.

Comparing defensive stats, Kansas City owns the No. 12-rated road mark, allowing 4.25 runs per game on the highway. Detroit, on the other hand, rates No. 15 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kansas City lost in extra innings against the Tigers on Saturday as Detroit edged them 6-5 at Comerica Park.

Betting Trends
  • Kansas City is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Kansas City's last 9 games
  • Kansas City is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Kansas City's last 9 games on the road
  • Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit's last 8 games
  • Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Kansas City

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City home to Seattle, Tuesday, September 22nd
Detroit home to Chicago, Monday, September 21st