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Tigers vs Royals Prediction, Odds, Moneyline, Spread & Over/Under for May 22

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Tigers vs Royals Prediction, Odds, Moneyline, Spread & Over/Under for May 22

Odds updated as of 1:12 PM

On Wednesday in MLB, the Detroit Tigers are up against the Kansas City Royals.

Before you do any MLB betting on this matchup at FanDuel Sportsbook, here's everything you need to know.

Tigers vs Royals Game Info

  • Detroit Tigers (23-25) vs. Kansas City Royals (31-19)
  • Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2024
  • Time: 2:10 PM ET
  • Venue: Kauffman Stadium -- Kansas City, Missouri
  • Coverage: BSKC

Tigers vs Royals Odds & Moneyline

  • All MLB odds, betting lines and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
  • Moneyline: DET: (-120) | KC: (+102)
  • Spread: DET: -1.5 (+140) | KC: +1.5 (-170)
  • Total: 7 -- Over: (-118) | Under: (-104)

Tigers vs Royals Probable Starting Pitchers

Probable Pitchers: Tarik Skubal (Tigers) - 6-0, 1.80 ERA vs Cole Ragans (Royals) - 3-3, 3.70 ERA

The Tigers will give the nod to Tarik Skubal (6-0, 1.80 ERA), who is eyeing win No. 7 on the season, and the Royals will counter with Cole Ragans (3-3, 3.70 ERA). Skubal and his team have a record of 4-4-0 against the spread when he starts. Skubal's team has a record of 5-1 this season when he starts and they are the favorite on the moneyline. The Royals have gone 4-4-0 against the spread when Ragans starts. The Royals have been the moneyline underdog in five of Ragans' starts this season, and they went 3-2 in those games.

Tigers vs Royals Prediction & Pick

All MLB win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Tigers win (52%)

Tigers vs Royals Moneyline

  • Detroit is the favorite, -120 on the moneyline, while Kansas City is a +102 underdog despite being at home.

Tigers vs Royals Spread

  • The Royals are hosting the Tigers, and are +1.5 on the runline. The Royals are +140 to cover the spread, and the Tigers are -170.

Tigers vs Royals Over/Under

  • A combined run total of 7 has been set for Tigers-Royals on May 22, with the over at -118 and the under at -104.

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Tigers vs Royals Betting Trends

  • The Tigers have won in 11, or 50%, of the 22 contests they have been named as odds-on favorites in this year.
  • This year Detroit has won nine of 18 games when listed as at least -120 on the moneyline.
  • The Tigers and their opponents have gone over the total this season in 25 of their 47 opportunities.
  • The Tigers are 20-27-0 against the spread in their 47 games with a line set by sportsbooks this season.
  • The Royals have won 15 of the 26 games they were listed as the moneyline underdog this season (57.7%).
  • In games it has played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +102 or longer, Kansas City has a record of 13-8 (61.9%).
  • The Royals have played in 47 games with an over/under set, and have combined with their opponents to go over the total 20 times (20-27-0).
  • The Royals have a 29-18-0 record ATS this season (covering 61.7% of the time).

Tigers Player Leaders

  • Riley Greene has 42 hits to go with a slugging percentage of .451, both of which are tops among Detroit hitters this season. He has a .240 batting average and an on-base percentage of .350.
  • Among the qualifying batters in MLB, his batting average ranks 100th, his on-base percentage ranks 37th, and he is 50th in slugging.
  • Mark Canha leads Detroit in OBP (.355) this season, fueled by 36 hits. He's batting .231 while slugging .397.
  • Among qualified hitters, he ranks 108th in batting average, 30th in on-base percentage and 87th in slugging percentage.
  • Kerry Carpenter has collected 37 base hits, an OBP of .322 and a slugging percentage of .545 this season.
  • Wenceel Perez is batting .297 with a .368 OBP and 13 RBI for Detroit this season.
  • Perez brings a five-game hitting streak into this game. During his last five outings he is batting .333 with a double, two triples, three walks and five RBI.

Royals Player Leaders

  • Bobby Witt Jr. has 14 doubles, six triples, seven home runs and 18 walks while hitting .304. He's slugging .546 with an on-base percentage of .362.
  • He is 16th in batting average, 25th in on-base percentage and ninth in slugging percentage among all qualifying hitters in the big leagues.
  • Witt hopes to build on a five-game hitting streak in this matchup. In his last five games he is batting .400 with three doubles, a triple, two home runs, a walk and eight RBI.
  • Salvador Perez has collected 60 hits with a .404 OBP while slugging .560. Those stats all lead his team. He also has a batting average of .343.
  • His batting average is second among all qualified players, his on-base percentage ranks eighth, and he is eighth in slugging.
  • Maikel Garcia has 12 doubles, three triples, five home runs and 14 walks while batting .263.
  • Vinnie Pasquantino has 13 doubles, a triple, five home runs and 20 walks while batting .230.

Tigers vs Royals Head to Head

  • 5/21/2024: 10-3 KC (Favorite: Royals, Spread: -1.5, Total: 9, Favorite Moneyline: -112, Underdog Moneyline: -104)
  • 5/20/2024: 8-3 KC (Favorite: Royals, Spread: -1.5, Total: 8.5, Favorite Moneyline: -112, Underdog Moneyline: -104)
  • 4/28/2024: 4-1 DET (Favorite: Tigers, Spread: -1.5, Total: 7.5, Favorite Moneyline: -164, Underdog Moneyline: +138)
  • 4/27/2024: 6-5 DET (Favorite: Tigers, Spread: -1.5, Total: 8, Favorite Moneyline: -112, Underdog Moneyline: -104)
  • 4/26/2024: 8-0 KC (Favorite: Tigers, Spread: -1.5, Total: 7.5, Favorite Moneyline: -124, Underdog Moneyline: +106)
  • 9/11/2022: 4-0 KC (Favorite: Royals, Spread: -1.5, Total: 7.5, Favorite Moneyline: -166, Underdog Moneyline: +140)
  • 9/10/2022: 8-4 DET (Favorite: Royals, Spread: -1.5, Total: 8, Favorite Moneyline: -126, Underdog Moneyline: +108)
  • 9/9/2022: 10-2 DET (Favorite: Royals, Spread: -1.5, Total: 8.5, Favorite Moneyline: -136, Underdog Moneyline: +116)
  • 7/3/2022: 7-4 KC (Favorite: Tigers, Spread: -1.5, Total: 7, Favorite Moneyline: -144, Underdog Moneyline: +122)
  • 7/2/2022: 4-3 DET (Favorite: Tigers, Spread: -1.5, Total: 9, Favorite Moneyline: -134, Underdog Moneyline: +114)

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