MLB Preview: Detroit Tigers (15-9) vs. Kansas City Royals (16-7)
The Detroit Tigers and the Kansas City Royals will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Kauffman Stadium.
The Tigers will trot David Price out to the mound in this one. Left hander Price has a 2-1 record and a 3.48 ERA this season.
Meanwhile, it’ll be Edinson Volquez who starts for the Royals. Right hander Volquez is 2-2 with a 1.91 ERA so far this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Tigers listed as 128-moneyline favorites versus the Royals, while the game’s total is sitting at 7½.
The Tigers were a 4-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Royals. That made winners of bettors who got Kansas City at -118 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Team record: 15-9
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit’s last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Detroit’s last 13 games on the road
Detroit is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Detroit’s last 11 games when playing Kansas City
Team record: 16-7
Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas City’s last 5 games
Kansas City is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Kansas City is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Detroit
Detroit at Kansas City Sunday, May 3
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