MLB Matchups  >>  Detroit Tigers vs. Kansas City Royals Preview 07/12/2014

 
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The Detroit Tigers will be trying to extend a winning streak on Saturday when they take on the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium.

right hander Rick Porcello will take the mound for the Tigers to start this game. Porcello is 11-5 this season with a 3.61 ERA.

Meanwhile, it'll be James Shields who starts for the Royals. Right hander Shields is 9-4 with a 3.71 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Royals listed as 128-moneyline favorites versus the Tigers, while the game's total is sitting at 8.

In their last action, Detroit was a 2-1 winner on the road against the Royals. Bettors on Detroit at -127 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Detroit:
Team record: 52-37
Current Streak: won 4 straight games.
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Detroit's last 23 games when playing on the road against Kansas City
Kansas City:
Team record: 47-45
Next up:
Detroit at Kansas City Sunday, July 13