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(33-32) Detroit Tigers vs. Kansas City Royals (35-30)
Date: Wednesday June 16, 2016
Time: 8:15 PM ET
Venue: Kauffman Stadium Kansas City, Missouri
Projected Pitchers: Justin Verlander vs Danny Duffy
MLB Moneyline Odds: Tigers -114 / Royals -104
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Tigers -1.5 +140 / Royals +1.5 -160
MLB Betting Total: 7.5
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Kansas City has really been up and down this season, but they are back up winning 5 straight including sweeping the Cleveland Indians in their last series. They have won 5 in a row and are now tied with the Indians for first place in the AL Central.
Detroit has lost 2 of their last 3 games, but they are still only 2 games back of the Royals and Indians.
The Royals have won 4 of their last 5 home games facing the Tigers.
In their last games the Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 9-4 and the Tigers lost to the Chicago White Sox 5-3.
Detroit ranks 7th in the Majors in runs scored and 21st in team ERA. They had scored 20 runs in 2 straight games before only scoring 3 in their last one.
Justin Verlander (6-5 3.77 ERA) goes for the Tigers tonight and he was solid in his last outing only giving up 1 earned run in 6 innings in a 6-1 win over the New York Yankees.
The Tigers have won their last 2 games and 4 of their last 5 when Verlander has gotten the start.
The Tigers are 4-1 in Verlander’s last 5 starts vs. Royals.
The Tigers are 4-1 in Verlander’s last 5 road starts against a team with a winning record.
The Tigers are 16-19 on the road this season.
Kansas City Royals
The Royals rank a solid 10th in team ERA, but only 27th in runs scored.
Danny Duffy (2-1 2.94 ERA) starts for the Royals tonight and he is coming off his best start of the season not giving up any earned runs in 6 innings in a 4-1 win over the Red Sox. Duffy began the season in the KC bullpen, but has been solid since joining the rotation.
Duffy has been solid in the month of June going 2-1 with an ERA of 2.45.
The Royals are 23-8 in Duffy’s last 31 home starts and have won 5 of their last 6 games when he has gotten the call.
The Royals have only won 2 of their last 7 games at home with Duffy on the hill.
The Royals are 22-7 at home this season and they have the fewest home losses in the Majors.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Tigers are 7-15 in their last 22 road games.
- Tigers are 4-1 in their last 5 games following a loss.
- Tigers have an Under record of 5-2-1 in their last 8 games.
- Royals are 5-0 in their last 5 overall.
- Royals are 4-0 in their last 4 vs. a team with a winning record.
Free Detroit Tigers vs. Kansas City Royals MLB Prediction:
Take the Tigers in this game, as while they are on the road Verlander will have a good outing.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: Detroit ML and game total Over 7.5
In 8 of the last 10 games between these teams the total has gone Over and look for that trend to continue.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Detroit 6-3
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