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Kansas City Royals vs. Detroit Tigers

The division rival Kansas City Royals and Detroit Tigers are set to renew hostilities on Friday when they meet at Comerica Park.

The Royals will trot Mike Minor out to the mound in this one. Left hander Minor has a 1-1 record and a 5.17 ERA this season.

It'll be Casey Mize toeing the rubber for the Tigers in this contest. Right hander Mize is 1-1 with a 3.38 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers opened the Royals as -120-moneyline favorites versus the Tigers, while the game's total opened at 8.

In their last action, Detroit was a 4-2 loser on the road against the Pirates. Bettors on Pittsburgh at 100 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Kansas City was a 9-8 winner in its last match on the road against the Rays. They won as -103 underdogs, while the total score of 17 made winners of OVER bettors.

Kansas City:
Team record: 10-7 SU
Kansas City is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
Kansas City is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas City's last 5 games on the road

Detroit:
Team record: 7-12 SU
Detroit is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Kansas City
Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Detroit's last 9 games when playing Kansas City

Next up:
Kansas City at Detroit Saturday, April 24