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2022 MLB Handicapping
(27-47-0) Kansas City Royals vs. Detroit Tigers (29-45-0)
Date: Friday, July 1st
Time: 07:10 ETPM ET
Venue: Comerica Park Detroit
Projected Pitchers: Brad Keller vs. Michael Pineda
MLB Moneyline Odds: Royals OFF Tigers OFF
MLB run line Betting Odds: Royals +1.5, Tigers -1.5
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U: OFF
Kansas City Royals
Heading into the game, the Kansas City Royals have an overall record of 27-47-0. When playing on the road, the team has gone 13-22. In the AL Central division, Kansas City currently sits 5th So far, the team has gone 30-44-0 vs the runline, while being favored in 27.0% of their games. The Royals’ over-under record is 36-34-4.
For Kansas City, Brad Keller gets the start with an overall record of 2-9. He comes into the game with an elevated ERA of 4.56. So far, he is lasting an average of 5.64 innings per outing, as well as 5.81 strikeouts per 9 innings pitched. In terms of walks, he allows an average of 2.96 per 9. In total, Keller has given up 10 home runs.
During the season, the Royals bullpen has received a workload similar to the league average. This group has one of the highest ERA’s among MLB bullpens at 4.63.
Throughout the season, runs have been hard to come by for the Kansas City Royals, as they are averaging just 3.82 per contest. The team comes into the game with an overall run differential of -103.0. On offense, the Royals have a team batting average of 0.237, placing them 22nd in the league. Kansas City combined batting average on balls in play is just 0.235. Placing them 24th. In terms of stolen bases, the Royals are doing so near the league average, at 0.82 per game.
Kansas City has been strong on defense, ranking 5th in fewest errors at 0.43 per game. Currently, the team is ranked 0.82 in double plays turned.
Heading into the game, the Detroit Tigers have an overall record of 29-45-0. When playing at home, the team has gone 17-22. In the AL Central division, Detroit currently sits 4th So far, the team has gone 35-39-0 vs the runline, while being favored in 23.0% of their games. The Tigers’ over-under record is 26-44-4.
For Detroit, Michael Pineda gets the start with an overall record of 1-2. This includes a strong ERA of 3.22 So far, he is lasting an average of 4.42 innings per outing. as well as 4.84 strikeouts per 9 innings pitched. In terms of walks, he allows an average of 1.61 per 9. In total, Pineda has given up 4 home runs.
So far, the Tigers bullpen has been one of the most used groups in the league. The team’s relief corps has combined for one of the lower ERA’s in the MLB at 3.17.
Throughout the season, runs have been hard to come by for the Detroit Tigers, as they are averaging just 3.00 per contest. The team comes into the game with an overall run differential of -97.0. The Tigers head into the game ranked just 27th in team batting average. Detroit combined batting average on balls in play is just 0.177. Placing them below average. In terms of stolen bases, the Tigers are doing so near the league average, at 0.78 per game.
In the field, Detroit averages 0.54 errors per game, placing them near the league average. During the season, the team is averaging 0.78 double plays per game.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Tigers are 19-15 As Away Team
- Tigers are 12-13 In Division Games
- Royals Are 11-17 In Division Games
Kansas City Royals vs. Detroit Tigers MLB Prediction:
Heading into this game, the pitching matchup heavily favors the Detroit Tigers. In addition to holding the edge in ERA, Michael Pineda has a better WHIP of 1.07 compared to Brad Keller at 1.34. I expect a strong performance from Brad Keller, as the Tigers’ offense is ranked just 27th. Pineda faces a Royals offense that has a batting average of 0.237 (22nd).
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