Free MLB Pick: Tigers vs Royals Odds
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(8-5) Detroit Tigers vs. Kansas City Royals (9-5)
Date: Thursday, April 21, 2016
Time: 7:15 PM ET
Venue: Kauffman Stadium Kansas City, Missouri
Projected Pitchers: Mike Pelfrey vs. Edinson Volquez
MLB Moneyline Odds: Tigers +145 / Royals -165
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Tigers +1.5 -150 / Royals -1.5 +130
MLB Betting Total: 9
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This is the rubber game in this AL Central series, as the Royals won Game 1 and the Tigers won Game 2 yesterday. The Royals are in 2nd place in the division ? game back of the White Sox with the Tigers 1 game back.
The Royals have lost 3 of their last 4 games.
The Tigers had lost 2 in a row before beating the Royals 3-2 in yesterday’s game.
The Tigers have been pretty solid on the season at the plate and on the mound ranking 7th in the Majors in runs scored and 13th in team ERA.
They had given up 13 runs in their previous 2 games before only giving up 2 in the win yesterday.
Mike Pelfrey (0-2, 2.79 ERA) goes for the Tigers tonight and in his last outing he went 6 innings and only gave up 1 run, but did have 6 walks, in a 1-0 loss to the Houston Astros. In the first 2 starts of this season he has yet to get a single run of support.
While with the Minnesota Twins last season Pelfrey went 1-0 with a 2.20 ERA in 3 starts against the Royals.
The Tigers are 6-3 on the road this season.
Kansas City Royals
The Royals only average 19th in the Majors in runs scored, but they rank a legit 7th in team ERA.
Kansas City has scored 4 or fewer runs in 4 of their last 5 games.
Edinson Volquez (2-0 2.04 ERA) goes for the Royals tonight and in his last start he went 6 innings and gave up 2 earned runs in a 4-2 win over the Oakland A’s. He ranks 10th in the AL in ERA and the Royals have won all 3 of his starts this season.
Volquez went 0-2 with a 6.55 ERA in 4 starts facing the Tigers last season.
The Royals have won 26 of their last 36 games and 14 of their last 17 home games when Volquez has gotten the starting nod.
The Royals are 5-2 at home this season and they had won 4 straight at home before losing yesterday’s game.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Tigers are 7-3 in their last 10 road games.
- Tigers are 4-1 in their last 5 vs. a team with a winning record.
- Tigers are 6-2 in their last 8 road games vs. a right-handed starter.
- Royals are 25-10 in their last 35 overall.
- Royals are 40-18 in their last 58 home games.
- Royals are 16-5 in their last 21 games following a loss.
Free Detroit Tigers vs. Kansas City Royals MLB Prediction:
Volquez did not have much success facing the Tigers last season, but he has been solid so far this season and at home he will lead the Royals to a win and KC will take the series.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: UNDER the Number
In 5 of the last 6 games between these 2 teams in Kansas City the total has gone Over. However, yesterday’s game went Under and it will go Under the total tonight as well.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Kansas City 5 – Tigers 3
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