Kansas City Royals vs Detroit Tigers 04/24/2021 Picks, Predictions and Previews
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Kansas City Royals vs Detroit Tigers 04/24/2021 – An unbalanced AL Central Division play is all set to get underway as Kansas City Royals take on Detroit Tigers from Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan. The best online betting website has all the odds and predictions available online as these teams battle to increase their overall record. The Royals remain at the top of the AL Central Division with a neat 11-7 record. Kansas is ahead of the White Sox in second place. As for the Tigers, they are now at the bottom of the AL Central with a 7-13 record on the season.
Kansas City Royals vs Detroit Tigers 04/24/2021
Kansas City Royals
The Kansas City Royals lost their last series against the Bay Rays with a 1-2 record. Kansas City did well to rebound against Detroit Tigers in their series opener with a 6-2 final score. Whit Merrifield continues to take the lead from the plate with a batting clip of .292. Merrifield has four doubles and 21 hits in total. Salvador Perez is the other notable player with five home runs and 20 hits for the Royals. Kansas City will give the nod to Brady Singer as their starter in this game. Singer is holding a 0-2 record on the season with an ERA of 3.77.
Players to watch: S. Perez C (GP 18, AB 73, R 11, H 20, 2B 4, 3B 0, HR 5, RBI 12, TB 39, BB 4, SO 21, SB 0, AVG 0.274, OBP 0.321, SLG 0.534, OPS 0.855, WAR 0), W. Merrifield RF (GP 18, AB 72, R 13, H 21, 2B 4, 3B 0, HR 3, RBI 13, TB 34, BB 5, SO 8, SB 6, AVG 0.292, OBP 0.333, SLG 0.472, OPS 0.806, WAR 0).
Detroit slipped to the bottom after dropping several games this season. The Tigers have Jeimer Candelario as their leader in batting with an average of .267. Candelario has also smashed 20 hits and recorded a team-high of five doubles. When it comes to home runs, Wilson Ramos has taken the lead with six. The Tigers are turning towards Matthew Boyd as their starting pitcher in this game. Boyd is holding a 2-1 record on the season with an ERA of 2.03. Against the Royals, Boyd holds a 7-9 record with an ERA of 6.05.
Players to watch: J. Candelario 3B (GP 20, AB 75, R 10, H 20, 2B 5, 3B 0, HR 1, RBI 7, TB 28, BB 8, SO 19, SB 0, AVG 0.267, OBP 0.337, SLG 0.373, OPS 0.711, WAR 0), W. Castro SS (GP 18, AB 71, R 4, H 15, 2B 1, 3B 2, HR 0, RBI 4, TB 20, BB 3, SO 19, SB 0, AVG 0.211, OBP 0.243, SLG 0.282, OPS 0.525, WAR -0.2).
Kansas City Royals vs Detroit Tigers Betting Numbers
Kansas City Royals
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Kansas City’s last 15 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit’s last 7 games.
Kansas City Royals vs Detroit Tigers Betting Picks
Detroit Tigers have been weak and are struggling to make ends meet with their poor performance. The Royals have improved and are just the opposite. The baseball best bets for today are in favor of the Royals to win this game and cover the spread.
Score Prediction: Royals 6, Tigers 3.