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2021 MLB Handicapping
(27-39) Detroit Tigers vs. Kansas City Royals (30-35)
Date: Wednesday, June 16th, 2021
Time: 2:10 PM ET
Venue: Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, MO.
Projected Pitchers: Tarik Skubal (DET) vs. Brady Singer (KC)
MLB Moneyline Odds: Tigers +138 | Brewers -148
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Tigers +1.5, Royals -1.5
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: 9
The Tigers and Royals will square off in Kansas City for game three of this series. Game two is being played Tuesday night at 8:10 ET.
Detroit beat Kansas City by a score of 10-3 in game one on Monday.
This pitching matchup will feature two young starters. Tarik Skubal will go for the Tigers and Brady Singer will go for the Royals.
The Tigers have not been a very good team this year with a record of 27-39.
They are in fourth place in the American League Central, sitting 14 games back of the White Sox.
Before winning game one this series, they got swept in three games against the White Sox.
Starter Matthew Boyd got hurt in game one, only going 2.1 innings. Detroit had to use 8 relievers, who only gave up 3 runs combined.
Righty Tarik Skubal has been up and down this year, but has been strong as of late. He has a 4.35 ERA and has not taken a loss in his last three starts.
The Tigers pitching has struggled this year, especially with their bullpen. The staff has an ERA of 4.44, which is 20th best in baseball.
This offense is second to last across the league, only scoring 3.74 runs per game.
As a team, the Tigers have hit 74 home run balls.
Kansas City Royals
Just like the Tigers, Kansas City has not been playing good baseball. Before this series, they got beat 3 out of 4 times against the Athletics.
They are in third place in the American League Central with a record of 30-35. They are 10.5 games back of the White Sox.
Starter Brady Singer has a 4.85 ERA with 69 strikeouts. He was solid in his last outing against the Athletics, but took the loss 4-3.
Kris Bubic has been the most consistent arm in this rotation.
The Royals pitching staff is ranked toward the bottom of the league with an ERA of 4.61.
This Club is 16th in baseball with a runs per game average of 4.25.
Kansas City has not been a huge home run hitting team, as they have only hit 64.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Tigers are 79-168 in their last 247 overall.
- Tigers are 78-166 in their last 244 games on grass.
- Tigers are 33-75 in their last 108 road games.
- Royals are 6-2 in their last 8 games as a favorite at home
- Royals are 5-1 in their last 6 home games with the total set at 7.0-9.0
Detroit Tigers vs. Kansas City Royals MLB Prediction:
To me, these two pitchers are pretty evenly matched.
I do think that Brady Singer is the better pitcher and I trust him more than Skubal.
I feel confident with the Royals, especially with them being at home, given how bad of a road team the Tigers are.
My final pick is Kansas City.
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