Royals vs Tigers Prediction, Odds & Player Prop Bets Today – MLB, Sep 2

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  • The Royals (53-79) are -110 favorites vs the Tigers (50-81)
  • Royals starting pitcher: Daniel A. Lynch (4-9), 4.70 ERA
  • Tigers starting pitcher: Andrew Hutchison (2-7), 4.00 ERA
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The Kansas City Royals (-110) visit Comerica Park to take on the Detroit Tigers (-110) on Friday, September 2, 2022. First pitch is scheduled for 7:10pm EDT in Detroit.

The Royals are betting favorites in this MLB matchup, with the run line sitting at -1.5 (+150).

The Royals vs Tigers Over/Under is 8 total runs for the game.

So far this season, the Royals are 53-76 against the spread (ATS), while the Tigers are 58-71 ATS.

Royals vs. Tigers Odds, Run Line, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Royals-1.5 +150O 8 -105-110
Tigers +1.5 -185U 8 -115-110

Royals vs Tigers Prediction for Today’s Game

Based on recent trends the model predicts the Tigers will win Friday‘s matchup with 57.8% confidence.

This prediction factors in starting pitchers, recent team and player hitting performances, the last 5 games for both the Royals and Tigers and up-to-date player injuries.


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Best Royals Player Prop Bets Today

We’ve highlighted some favorite MLB player prop bets for Royals players for Friday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Kyle Isbel has hit the Singles Under in 17 of his last 18 away games (+15.55 Units / 44% ROI)
  • Kyle Isbel has hit the Hits Under in 15 of his last 18 away games (+13.05 Units / 68% ROI)
  • Kyle Isbel has hit the Total Bases Under in 15 of his last 18 away games (+12.70 Units / 63% ROI)
  • Vinnie Pasquantino has hit the Runs Under in 20 of his last 24 away games (+12.50 Units / 27% ROI)
  • Salvador Perez has hit the Runs Under in 28 of his last 40 away games (+11.45 Units / 20% ROI)
  • Best Tigers Player Prop Best Bets Today

    And here are some favorite MLB player prop bets for Tigers players for Friday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Austin Meadows has hit the Runs Under in his last 9 games (+9.00 Units / 58% ROI)
  • Austin Meadows has hit the RBIs Under in his last 9 games (+9.00 Units / 42% ROI)
  • Javier Baez has hit the Hits Under in 8 of his last 11 games at home (+8.65 Units / 68% ROI)
  • Jonathan Schoop has hit the Singles Under in 11 of his last 13 games at home (+8.10 Units / 45% ROI)
  • Miguel Cabrera has hit the Runs Under in his last 8 games (+8.00 Units / 41% ROI)
  • Tigers vs Royals Home Run Prop Bets Today

    Over Under
    Eric Haase 0.5 +400 0.5 -750
    Harold Castro 0.5 +775 0.5 -3000
    Javier Baez 0.5 +425 0.5 -800
    Jeimer Candelario 0.5 +600 0.5 -1600
    Miguel Cabrera 0.5 +650 0.5 -2000

    Tigers vs Royals Total Hits Prop Bets Today

    Over Under
    Eric Haase 0.5 -190 0.5 +135
    Harold Castro 0.5 -300 0.5 +195
    Javier Baez 1.5 +190 1.5 -275
    Jeimer Candelario 0.5 -185 0.5 +125
    Miguel Cabrera 0.5 -250 0.5 +165

    Tigers vs Royals RBI Prop Bets Today

    Over Under
    Eric Haase 0.5 +175 0.5 -250
    Harold Castro 0.5 +165 0.5 -250
    Javier Baez 0.5 +150 0.5 -225
    Jeimer Candelario 0.5 +200 0.5 -300
    Miguel Cabrera 0.5 +170 0.5 -250

    Tigers vs Royals Strikeout Prop Bets Today

    Over Under
    Drew Hutchison 3.5 -110 3.5 -130
    Daniel Lynch 4.5 -105 4.5 -135
  • The Kansas City Royals have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 45 of their last 78 games (+16.10 Units / 19% ROI)
  • The Kansas City Royals have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Under in 21 of their last 39 games (+6.80 Units / 16% ROI)
  • The Kansas City Royals have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Moneyline in 12 of their last 30 away games (+1.60 Units / 5% ROI)
  • The Detroit Tigers have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Over in 44 of their last 77 games (+11.20 Units / 13% ROI)
  • The Detroit Tigers have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 18 of their last 31 games (+7.35 Units / 22% ROI)
  • The Detroit Tigers have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Moneyline in 7 of their last 13 games (+4.15 Units / 32% ROI)
  • Royals Against the Spread (ATS) Record

    Against the spread this MLB season, the Royals have gone 61-68 against the Run Line (-19.05 Units / -11.31% ROI).

    • 53-76 when betting on the Moneyline for -10.35 Units / -7.56% ROI
    • 64-61 when betting on the total runs Over for -3 Units / -2.12% ROI
    • 61-64 when betting on the total runs Under for -9.9 Units / -6.93% ROI

    Tigers Against the Spread (ATS) Record

    Against the spread this MLB season, the Royals have gone 58-71 against the Run Line (-23.35 Units / -14.36% ROI).

    • 48-81 when betting on the Moneyline for -17 Units / -12.53% ROI
    • 46-72 when betting on the total runs Over for -32.4 Units / -22.82% ROI
    • 72-46 when betting on the total runs Under for +22.05 Units / 15.47% ROI

    Opponents have a line drive rate of 34% (42/122) against Daniel Lynch with runners in scoring position since the start of last season — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 145 total IP; League Avg: 24% — 0 Percentile.

    Opponents are hitting .463 (25-for-54) against Daniel Lynch on the first pitch of at-bats this season — 3rd highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 64 total IP; League Avg: .334 — second Percentile.

    Daniel Lynch has allowed an OBP of .306 (412 PA’s) with two-strikes since the start of last season — 2nd highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 145 total IP; League Avg: .235 — first Percentile.

    Daniel Lynch has allowed an OPS of .636 (412 PA’s) with two-strikes since the start of last season — 3rd highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 145 total IP; League Avg: .501 — second Percentile.

    Andrew Hutchison: Tigers Starting Pitcher Stats & Trends

    Drew Hutchison has walked 7 of 37 batters (19%) in late innings this season — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 64 total IP; League Avg: 6% — first Percentile.

    Drew Hutchison has a strikeout rate of just 14% (11 SO in 79 PAs) in PAs ending on elevated fastballs this season — 14th lowest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 64 total IP; League Avg: 24% — 12th Percentile.

    Opponents are hitting just .197 (12-for-61) against Drew Hutchison when he’s behind in the count this season — best in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 64 total IP; League Avg: .333 — 100th Percentile.

    Left-handed batters are hitting .285 (39-for-137) against Drew Hutchison this season — tied for 9th highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 64 total IP; League Avg: .233 — ninth Percentile.

    Royals Keys to the Game vs. the Tigers

    The Royals are just 4-34 (.105) when their opponents score in the first inning this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .334.

    The Royals are just 8-56 (.125) when allowing 5 or more runs this season — 4th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .203.

    The Royals are 8-4 (.667) when tied entering the 8th inning this season — 6th best in MLB; League Avg: .500.

    The Royals are just 41-7 (.854) when leading entering the 7th inning this season — 10th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .886.

    Tigers Keys to the Game vs. the Royals

    The Tigers are just 6-38 (.136) when allowing 10 or more hits this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .278.

    The Tigers are 8-0 (1.000) when totaling 5 or more extra base hits this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .799.

    The Tigers are just 25-76 (.248) when scoring 4 or fewer runs this season — 8th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .297.

    The Tigers are just 6-64 (.086) when trailing entering the 7th inning this season — 9th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .114.

    Royals hitters have just 584 strikeouts in 2,985 PA’s (20%) against LHP since the start of last season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: 22%.

    Royals hitters have an OPS of just .984 (2,089 PA’s) with the pitcher behind in the count since the start of last season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 1.084.

    Royals hitters are slugging just .367 when facing the starting pitcher for the 3rd time in a game this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .443.

    Royals hitters have an OBP of just .293 (5,372 PA’s) on the road since the start of last season — tied for 5th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .309.

    Tigers hitters have an OBP of just .274 (3,493 PA’s) against RHP this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .310.

    Tigers hitters are slugging just .319 against RHP this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .394.

    Tigers hitters have an OPS of just .593 (3,493 PA’s) against RHP this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .704.

    Tigers hitters have an OBP of just .289 (7,724 PA’s) against RHP since the start of last season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: .313.

    The Royals have allowed 1.83 runs per game (241/132) in late innings this season — highest in MLB; League Avg: 1.29.

    Royals pitchers have a strikeout rate of just 37% with two-strikes this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 42%.

    The Royals have won just 7% of road games in which their opponents scored first this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 26%.

    Royals pitchers have walked 1,088 of 11,244 batters (10%) since the start of last season — 2nd highest in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

    Tigers pitchers have walked 10 of 53 batters (19%) when facing the leadoff batter in the inning over the past seven days (6 games) — highest in MLB; League Avg: 7%.

    Tigers pitchers have walked 109 of 1,146 batters (10%) when facing the leadoff batter in the inning this season — 2nd highest in MLB; League Avg: 7%.

    Tigers pitchers have a strikeout rate of just 20% this season — tied for 3rd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 22%.

    Tigers pitchers have a strikeout rate of just 39% with two-strikes since the start of last season — 4th lowest in MLB; League Avg: 43%.

    Tigers vs. Royals Injuries Tonight That May Affect Prop Bets 

  • Casey Mize (Tigers): Elbow, D60
  • Jacob Rogers (Tigers): Elbow, D60
  • Jonathan Schoop (Tigers): Ankle, D10
  • Rony García (Tigers): Bicep, D60
  • Tarik Skubal (Tigers): Arm, D60
  • Spencer Turnbull (Tigers): Elbow, D60
  • Austin Meadows (Tigers): Achilles , D10
  • Beau Brieske (Tigers): Forearm, D60
  • Kyle Funkhouser (Tigers): Shoulder, D60
  • Joshua Staumont (Royals): Bicep, D15
  • Taylor Clarke (Royals): Oblique, D15
  • Angel Zerpa (Royals): Knee, D60
  • Raúl Mondesi (Royals): Knee, D60
  • Jacob Brentz (Royals): Flexor, D60
  • Tyler Zuber (Royals): Shoulder, D60
  • Edward Olivares (Royals): Quad, D60
  • Vincent Pasquantino (Royals): Shoulder, D10
  • Donald Greinke (Royals): Forearm, D15

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