Connect with us

MLB

Detroit Tigers vs. Kansas City Royals – MLB – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The Kansas City Royals (63-91) will look to Bobby Witt Jr., on a 10-game hitting streak, against the Detroit Tigers (61-92) at 1:10 PM ET on Thursday, at Comerica Park.

The Royals are road underdogs (+113) against the Tigers (-134). The scheduled starters are Eduardo Rodriguez (4-5) for the Detroit Tigers, and Jonathan Heasley (4-8) for the Kansas City Royals. The total for this game is 7.5.

Tigers vs. Royals Predictions

Tigers vs. Royals Betting Odds

Latest Sports Gambling Podcast Video

YouTube player

Tigers vs. Royals Last 10 Games Betting Performance

Tigers

  • In the last 10 games, Detroit was named the moneyline favorite by bookmakers only twice, and it won both games.
  • In their last 10 outings, the Tigers and their opponents combined to go over the total five times (all 10 games had set totals).
  • Detroit’s ATS record is 6-4-0 over its past 10 games.

Spotify SGP

Royals

  • Kansas City has played as the underdog in nine of its past 10 games and has gone 5-4 in those contests.
  • The Royals and their opponents have combined to hit the over four times in their last 10 games with a total.
  • Kansas City is 9-1-0 ATS over its last 10 games.
WynnBET Bonus

Tigers vs. Royals Starting Pitcher Betting Trends

Projected starter: Eduardo Rodriguez

  • When Rodríguez starts, the Tigers are 9-6-0 against the spread.
  • The Tigers were the moneyline favorite for one Rodríguez start this season — they won.
  • Rodríguez’s team has compiled a 5-10 record in his 15 starts.
  • Rodríguez has had 15 starts with a set total this season, and the teams combined go over the total in eight of those games.

Projected starter: Jonathan Heasley

  • Heasley and his team have a record of 9-11-0 against the spread when he starts.
  • His team has been victorious in 31.6% of the games he’s started as the moneyline underdog with a record of 6-13.
  • Heasley’s team is 6-13 when he starts this season.
  • Out of Heasley’s 20 starts with a total this season, 11 have hit the over.

Tigers Batting Leaders

  • Javier Baez has put up a team-best batting average of .239, while pacing the Tigers in home runs (15) and runs batted in (61).
  • Among hitters in MLB play, Baez ranks 105th in home runs and 86th in RBI.
  • Harold Castro is hitting .275 with 20 doubles, two triples, seven home runs and 16 walks.
  • Castro currently ranks 235th in homers and 160th in RBI in the majors.
  • Castro heads into this matchup on a four-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is hitting .588 with a double, a home run and six RBI.
  • Jeimer Candelario is batting .209 with 18 doubles, two triples, 13 home runs and 27 walks.
  • Jonathan Schoop is batting .203 with 22 doubles, a triple, 11 home runs and 17 walks.
  • Schoop heads into this game on a three-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is hitting .250 with a double, a home run, a walk and three RBI.

Royals Batting Leaders

  • Witt Jr. leads Kansas City in batting average (.256) and runs batted in (80) this season while also slugging 20 homers.
  • Among all hitters in MLB, Witt Jr. ranks 61st in homers and 38th in RBI.
  • Witt Jr. brings a 10-game hitting streak into this game. In his last 10 games he is batting .364 with four doubles and eight RBI.
  • Salvador Perez’s 22 home runs are most among Kansas City batters. He’s driven in 74 runs this season while slugging .463.
  • Among all MLB batters, Perez is 48th in homers and 47th in RBI.
  • Perez enters this game on a two-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is hitting .200 with three doubles and two walks.
  • MJ Melendez has 94 hits this season and a slash line of .218/.316/.399.
  • Hunter Dozier has 108 hits and an OBP of .297 to go with a slugging percentage of .391 this season.
  • Dozier heads into this matchup on a four-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is hitting .389 with two doubles, a home run, a walk and four RBI.

Where To Watch Tigers vs. Royals

*Confirm FuboTV’s schedule of programming for exact games available

MLB Picks

Looking for MLB predictions? Go here for all of our free MLB picks.

Looking for the best bonuses and offers from online sportsbooks? Check out BetSGPN, your home for online sports betting.

Related Content

USFL Draft Pool

USFL Draft Pool Trackers And Players

By Michael Del Negro / February 8, 2022 / 0 Comments

Dynasty Football: 2023 Rookie Rankings

By David Heilman / August 14, 2022 / 0 Comments
Top Fantasy Playoff Defenses To Stash

Top 5 Fantasy Playoff Defenses To Stash

By Wil Rivera / November 18, 2021 / 0 Comments
USFL Draft: Taking A Look At The USFL Quarterback Candidates

2022 USFL Top Ten Quarterback Candidates

By Justin Mark / February 18, 2022 / 0 Comments

Advertisement
Advertisement

More in MLB