Detroit Tigers vs Kansas City Royals 04/14/2022 – Kauffman Stadium will be the venue for a face-off between the Detroit Tigers and the Kansas City Royals on Thursday night. The Detroit Tigers are at the bottom of the AL Central, currently dominated by the White Sox, with only two wins in their bag so far. The Kansas City Royals are in the third position, with two wins and three losses in this baseball season. The Royals will be trying to make up for the loss in their last match. However, baseball betting today is predicting the Detroit Tigers to easily win in this game.
Detroit Tigers vs Kansas City Royals 04/14/2022
|When:||Thursday, April 14, 8:10 PM ET|
|Where:||Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri|
The Detroit Tigers are coming into this game after losing to the Red Sox. In the last game of that series, the Tigers lost dismally with a score of 9-7. In its attack, Detroit is batting .195 this season and has scored 14 runs so far. The lead hitter for the team is Austin Meadows who has 8 hits and a single rib-eye so far. Against the Royals, the Detroit Tigers will be sending Casey Mize to the mound. Mize is 0-1 and has a 7.20 ERA. Against the Royals, the pitcher has a 4.88 ERA with 23 strikeouts.
Players to watch: J. Schoop 2B (GP 6, AB 23, R 2, H 5, 2B 2, 3B 0, HR 1, RBI 3, TB 10, BB 0, SO 3, SB 0, AVG 0.217, OBP 0.25, SLG 0.435, OPS 0.685, WAR 0), J. Candelario 3B (GP 6, AB 21, R 2, H 3, 2B 2, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 2, TB 5, BB 4, SO 3, SB 0, AVG 0.143, OBP 0.28, SLG 0.238, OPS 0.518, WAR 0).
Kansas City Royals
The Kansas City Royals faced the St. Louis Cardinals in their last pairing but lost 6-5. As a team, Kansas City is hitting .215 this season and has scored 19 runs. The offense of the Royals is led by Andrew Benintendi who has scored 7 hits and 4 RBIs so far. Nickey Lopez and Hunter Dozier have a combo of 9 hits and 2 RBIs. Against the Tigers, the Kansas City Royals are expected to send Zack Greinke to the mound. Greinke is 0-0 this season and has a 1.59 ERA.
Players to watch: S. Perez C (GP 5, AB 20, R 2, H 4, 2B 0, 3B 0, HR 2, RBI 3, TB 10, BB 0, SO 4, SB 0, AVG 0.2, OBP 0.238, SLG 0.5, OPS 0.738, WAR 0), B. Witt Jr. SS (GP 5, AB 20, R 3, H 2, 2B 2, 3B 0, HR 0, RBI 3, TB 4, BB 1, SO 6, SB 1, AVG 0.1, OBP 0.143, SLG 0.2, OPS 0.343, WAR 0).
Detroit Tigers vs Kansas City Royals Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Detroit’s last 18 games.
Detroit is 2-6 SU in their last 8 games.
Detroit is 1-5 SU in their last 6 games against Kansas City.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Detroit’s last 12 games on the road.
Detroit is 7-13 SU in their last 20 games when playing on the road against Kansas City.
Kansas City Royals
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City’s last 6 games against Detroit.
Kansas City is 13-7 SU in their last 20 games when playing at home against Detroit.
Kansas City is 6-2 SU in their last 8 games played in April.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City’s last 5 games played on a Thursday.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas City’s last 5 games played on a Thursday when at home.
Detroit Tigers vs Kansas City Royals Betting Picks
The Kansas City Royals are struggling in their defense, especially in their pitching, which is a crucial factor in this game. The Detroit Tigers are pretty tame in their offense but are definitely enough to win against the Royals in this game according to the latest baseball betting statistics.
Score Prediction: Tigers 6, Royals 2.