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Detroit Tigers vs. Kansas City Royals

If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Friday when the Detroit Tigers and the Kansas City Royals meet at Ewing M. Kauffman Stadium.

The Tigers will give the ball to starter Wily Peralta in this one. Right hander Peralta is 3-1 this season with a 1.64 ERA.

Peralta's opponent in this one will be Kris Bubic. The Royals left hander has a 5.03 ERA to go along with a 2-4 record this season.

Oddsmakers opened the Royals as -120-moneyline favorites versus the Tigers, while the game's total opened at 10.

The Royals were a 6-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Brewers. That made winners of bettors who got Kansas City at 160 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for PUSH bettors.

In their last action, Detroit was a 7-5 winner on the road against the Rangers. Bettors on Detroit at -140 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (12) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Detroit:
Team record: 47-51 SU
Current Streak: won 7 straight games.
Detroit is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Detroit is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Detroit's last 15 games on the road

Kansas City:
Team record: 39-55 SU
Kansas City is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
Kansas City is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
Kansas City is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Detroit

Next up:
Detroit at Kansas City Saturday, July 24