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Detroit Tigers vs. Kansas City Royals

The Detroit Tigers and the Kansas City Royals will both be trying to pick up a win on Wednesday when they battle at Ewing M. Kauffman Stadium.

The Tigers will give the ball to starter Edwin Jackson in this one. Right hander Jackson is 3-8 this season with a 9.35 ERA.

It'll be Jakob Junis toeing the rubber for the Royals in this contest. Right hander Junis is 8-12 with a 4.87 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers opened the Royals as -185-moneyline favorites versus the Tigers, while the game's total opened at 10.

The Royals were a 6-5 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Tigers. That made winners of bettors who got Kansas City at -145 on the moneyline, while the total score (11) was good news for OVER bettors.

In their last action, Detroit was a 6-5 loser on the road against the Royals. Bettors on Kansas City at -145 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Team record: 40-96 SU
Current Streak: lost 3 straight games.
Detroit is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
Detroit is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games

Kansas City:
Team record: 50-89 SU
Current Streak: won 3 straight games.
Kansas City is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
Kansas City is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Kansas City's last 5 games

Next up:
Detroit at Kansas City Thursday, September 5