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Detroit Tigers vs Kansas City Royals 06/16/2021 Analysis, Baseball Results and Odds

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Detroit Tigers vs Kansas City Royals 06-16-2021 Analysis Baseball Results and Odds

Detroit Tigers vs Kansas City Royals 06/16/2021 – The best mlb predictions today are available online as bettors continue to place their bets on their favorite teams. An AL Central Division play will come to an end as the Tigers take on the Royals from Ewing M. Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. Detroit Tigers are now at the fourth spot in their division ahead of the Twins. Kansas City Royals are sitting at the third position as they continue to trail the Indians in the second. The Royals look forward to breaking their losing streak against the Tigers.

Detroit Tigers vs Kansas City Royals 06/16/2021

When: Wednesday, June 16, 2:10 PM ET
Where: Ewing M. Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri
TV: Bally Sports Kansas City
Stream: MLB.TV

Detroit Tigers vs Kansas City Royals 06/16/2021

Team RL TOTAL ML
Detroit Tigers +1.5 (-147) 9.5 o (+100) +139
Kansas City Royals -1.5 (+133) 9.5 u (-120) -150
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Detroit Tigers

The Detroit Tigers did well to get past the Royals in their last two games. Detroit is holding a 28-39 record on the season and they have a long way to make up for their loss. Last night, Detroit smashed four runs from the plate and restricted the Royals to just three. Starting pitcher Casey Mize gave up seven hits and three earned in a span of six-plus innings. The Tigers will turn in Tarik Skubal as their starter in this game against the Royals. Skubal is holding an ERA of 4.35 with 74 Ks this season.

Players to watch: J. Schoop 2B (GP 62, AB 234, R 26, H 61, 2B 9, 3B 1, HR 10, RBI 30, TB 102, BB 17, SO 56, SB 0, AVG 0.261, OBP 0.315, SLG 0.436, OPS 0.751, WAR 0.5), R. Grossman LF (GP 63, AB 231, R 34, H 56, 2B 11, 3B 2, HR 9, RBI 32, TB 98, BB 40, SO 67, SB 8, AVG 0.242, OBP 0.357, SLG 0.424, OPS 0.781, WAR 1.4).   

Kansas City Royals

Kansas City Royals will enter this game riding a five-game losing streak. The Royals were once at the top of the AL Central Division play but dropped to the third after consecutive defeats. Kansas won 30 games on the season and dropped 36 in return. In their series opener, they gave up 10 runs to the Tigers and scored just three in return. Brady Singer will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. Singer is holding an ERA of 4.85 with 69 Ks this season.

Players to watch: W. Merrifield RF (GP 65, AB 255, R 39, H 67, 2B 15, 3B 1, HR 5, RBI 36, TB 99, BB 20, SO 35, SB 17, AVG 0.263, OBP 0.317, SLG 0.388, OPS 0.705, WAR 1.2), S. Perez C (GP 65, AB 253, R 31, H 72, 2B 13, 3B 0, HR 16, RBI 43, TB 133, BB 8, SO 66, SB 0, AVG 0.285, OBP 0.316, SLG 0.526, OPS 0.841, WAR 2).

Detroit Tigers vs Kansas City Royals Betting Numbers

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Detroit Tigers

The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit’s last 7 games.
Detroit is 6-2 SU in their last 8 games against Kansas City.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit’s last 9 games on the road.
Detroit is 7-13 SU in their last 20 games when playing on the road against Kansas City.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit’s last 7 games against an opponent in the American League.

Kansas City Royals

Kansas City is 0-5 SU in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Kansas City’s last 20 games against Detroit.
Kansas City is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games at home.
Kansas City is 13-7 SU in their last 20 games when playing at home against Detroit.
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Kansas City’s last 19 games played on a Wednesday.

Detroit Tigers vs Kansas City Royals Betting Picks

The top online betting website once again favors the Tigers to win this game and cover the spread. Detroit has been powerful from the plate in the last couple of games and the Royals are struggling from their pitching end.

Score Prediction: Tigers 7, Royals 4.