The Kansas City Royals and the Detroit Tigers will face off on Wednesday from Kauffman Stadium. All MLB odds can be found at Bovada sportsbook.
The Royals have not headed to the postseason, but they are definitely enjoying playing the role of spoiler. They defeated the Tigers yesterday and blasted 15 hits which allowed them to score 9 runs. Tonight Kansas City will look to continue their winning ways behind Bruce Chen. Chen has been steady all season allowing 167 hits in 146 innings of work.
The tTigers blew a chance to gain some ground in the division standings dropping a close game to the Royals. Justin Verlander had an uncharacteristic bad outing and Detroit will look to Annabel Sanchez to right the ship. Sanchez has struggled since being traded to the Tigers and has allowed 119 hits in 121 innings of work overall this season.
Kansas City is 7-1 in their last eight home games, 2-4 in their last six game overall, and 7-1 in Chen’s last eight home starts. Detroit is 5-2 in their last seven games overall, 21-7 in their last 28 games against a team with a losing record, and 3-10 in their last 13 road games against a team with a losing record. Detroit is 802 in the last 10 meetings of these two.
The Tigers may be a little bit overrated in general and certainly tonight. Give us Kansas City has a solid home underdog in this game at best sportsbooks online.