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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 Saturday when they battle at Ewing M. Kauffman Stadium.

The Tigers will trot Matthew Boyd out to the mound in this one. Left hander Boyd has a 2-7 record and a 6.96 ERA this season.

Starting this game for the Royals will be Carlos Hernandez. The left hander has a 3.46 ERA to go along with a 0-0 record this season.

Oddsmakers opened the Royals as -113-moneyline favorites versus the Tigers, while the game's total opened at 9.

Kansas City won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Tigers on September 25. Bettors who backed the Royals at -143 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Last time out for Detroit, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Royals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Royals at -143 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Detroit:
Team record: 22-34 SU
Current Streak: lost 5 straight games.
Detroit is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
Detroit is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
Detroit is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road

Kansas City:
Team record: 25-33 SU
Current Streak: won 3 straight games.
Kansas City is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
Kansas City is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 7 games

Next up:
Detroit at Kansas City Sunday, September 27