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MLB Odds with Pick - Kansas City Royals vs Detroit Tigers

The Detroit Tigers will look to improve on a 58-78 record when they take on the Kansas City Royals, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Monday.

Artie Lewicki will take the mound for the Detroit Tigers, and he'll carry a 0-0 record into the contest. Jake Junis gets the ball for the Kansas City Royals; he's 6-2 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Detroit Tigers as 124 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 9.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.2-1.2 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

The Detroit Tigers sport a record of 58-78 heading into this matchup, while the Kansas City Royals sit at 67-68 on the season 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. 30 (Detroit Tigers) and the No. 28 (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. 17-rated offensive output, at 8.88 hits per game. The Kansas City Royals average 8.77 hits per game, good for No. 14 on the list.

Detroit owns the No. 29 defense, allowing 4.65 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Kansas City's No. 16-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kansas City rolled to a 5-4 win against Minnesota on Sunday, as I Kennedy and the Royals' bats led the team to victory at Target Field.

Detroit got the wrong end of the stick in their last game on Sunday, suffering a 11-1 humiliation against Cleveland.

Betting Trends
  • Kansas City is 7-18 ATS in its last 25 games
  • Kansas City is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
  • Kansas City is 4-13 ATS in its last 17 games on the road
  • Kansas City is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Detroit is 6-14 ATS in its last 20 games
  • Detroit is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit's last 8 games
  • Detroit is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas City at Detroit, Tuesday, September 5th