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Detroit Tigers vs Kansas City Royals Odds & Info

Game Detroit Tigers vs Kansas City Royals
Date & Time Wednesday September 16, 2020, 7:10 PM (EDT)
Comerica Park 2100 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI, 48226, USA
Latest odds
KC -130 ; O/U 9
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The Kansas City Royals conclude a short two-game series on the road Wednesday against American League Central rival the Detroit Tigers. Kansas City improved to 20-28 following its 11-0 victory on Sunday over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Kansas City swept the Pirates in their three-game interleague series and have won six straight but remain in last place in the AL Central 11 ½ games behind the first-place Chicago White Sox.

Third baseman Maikel Franco is batting .284 to lead the Kansas City Royals and has a team-high 31 RBIs. Second baseman Whit Merrifield is leading in home runs with nine and hits with 53, while right fielder Jorge Soler is leading in on-base percentage of .331. On Wednesday, Kansas City will send Brady Singer to the mound. The right-hander is 2-4 with an ERA of 4.66, 44 Ks and 17 BBs.

The Detroit Tigers lost for the third consecutive time on Sunday when falling to the Chicago White Sox 5-2 and dropping to 20-26 on the season. The Tigers were swept in their three-game series with the White Sox and have lost five of the last six. Detroit has dropped to fourth place in the AL Central 10 ½ games behind the first-place White Sox.

Third baseman Jeimer Candelario is batting .325 to lead Detroit and has team highs in RBIs with 28, hits with 50 and on-base percentage at .385. Second baseman Jonathan Schoop is leading Chicago in home runs with eight. On Wednesday, Detroit will send Tarik Skubal to the mound. The left-hander is 1-2 with an ERA of 7.27. 17 Ks and 8 BBs.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Kansas City is 6-0 in its last 6
  • The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Royals last 6 
  • Detroit is 1-5 in its last 6
  • The OVER has cashed in 5 of the Tigers last 6

Free MLB Pick:

Kansas City Royals -130

Although Detroit is in fourth place and Kansas City and fifth place in the American League Central, the Royals are playing much better at this point winning each of the last six, while Detroit has lost three straight and five of its last six. The Royals have also won six of the last nine head-to-head with Detroit. Final Score Prediction, Kansas City Royals win 6-3.

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