Tigers Vs Royals: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – July 2, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on July 4, 2022

The Detroit Tigers (29-46) host the Kansas City Royals (28-47) on Saturday at Comerica Park, at 4:10 PM ET. Detroit’s (-135 to win) Beau Brieske gets the start versus Kansas City’s (+115) Kris Bubic.

This article uses odds valid as of July 2, 2022 at 3:13 PM ET. See all the up-to-date odds for this contest in the table below and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Tigers vs Royals Betting Lines

Tigers Betting Insights

  • The Tigers have entered the game as favorites 17 times this season and won seven, or 41.2%, of those games.
  • Detroit has a record of 5-3 in games where bookmakers favor them by at least -135 on the moneyline.
  • The sportsbooks’ moneyline implies a 57.4% chance of a victory for the Tigers.
  • Detroit’s games have gone over the total in 27 of their 75 chances.
  • The Tigers are 36-39-0 against the spread this season.

Tigers Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 4-6
Runs Per Game 4.0
HR 8
ERA 4.45
K/9 7.73

Royals Betting Insights

  • The Royals have come away with 23 wins in the 62 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season.
  • This season, Kansas City has come away with a win 13 times in 44 chances when named as an underdog of at least +115 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The Royals have an implied victory probability of 46.5% according to the moneyline set by oddsmakers for this matchup.
  • Kansas City and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 36 of their 75 opportunities.
  • The Royals are 32-43-0 against the spread in their 75 games that had a posted line this season.

Royals Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 5-5
Runs Per Game 4.3
HR 14
ERA 4.85
K/9 7.81

Royals Probable Pitcher – Kris Bubic

  • Bubic makes the start for the Royals, his 11th of the season. He is 1-5 with a 7.68 ERA and 33 strikeouts in 38 2/3 innings pitched.
  • In his most recent time out on Tuesday, the left-hander tossed four innings against the Texas Rangers, giving up five earned runs while surrendering nine hits.
  • Bubic is looking to collect his fifth start of five or more innings this season in this matchup.
  • The Royals have been the underdog on the moneyline in seven of Bubic’s starts this season, and they went 2-5 in those matchups.
  • Bubic’s team has a 4-6 record in his starts this season.
  • Bubic’s starts hit the over on the run total six times in 10 games with a set total this season.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of July 2, 2022 at 3:13 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Royals Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP K/9 H/9 HR/9 ERA
Dylan Coleman 32 31.1 9.8 6.9 1.0 3.16
Scott Barlow 31 35.0 9.0 8.1 1.2 2.31
Taylor Clarke 31 33.1 8.1 11.9 1.6 4.59
Amir Garrett 24 19.1 9.8 8.3 0.0 6.05
Jose Cuas 15 12.2 6.4 11.3 1.1 2.13

Tigers Probable Pitcher – Beau Brieske

  • When Brieske starts, his team is 6-6-0 against the spread this season.
  • The right-hander’s last start was on Sunday, when he tossed three innings while giving up five earned runs on five hits in a matchup with the Arizona Diamondbacks.
  • In 12 starts, Brieske has pitched through or past the fifth inning 10 times. He has a season average of 5.1 frames per outing.
  • Brieske’s team is 0-2 this season when he starts and they’re favored on the moneyline.
  • Brieske’s team has a 3-9 record in his starts this season.
  • In games Brieske has started this season, the teams are 3-8-1 at hitting the over.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of July 2, 2022 at 3:13 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Tigers Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP Ks ERA Holds Saves
Alex Lange 32 28.1 34 2.22 10 0
Joe Jiménez 30 28.2 39 3.45 4 0
Gregory Soto 29 28.0 29 2.57 1 15
Michael Fulmer 28 28.1 28 1.91 13 1
Andrew Chafin 26 21.1 26 2.95 9 1

Tigers Hitting Trends

  • The Tigers are 5-3 this season in games when they send out two or more homers.
  • The Tigers rank 30th in the league, slugging .331.
  • The club has put up at least eight hits in 38 games this season, and is 19-19 in those contests.
  • The Tigers are 12-3 in games this season that they put up at least five runs.
  • The Tigers are 2-4 in games this season when they have drawn at least five walks.

Royals Hitting Trends

  • They are 10-7 this season when they hit two or more home runs in a game.
  • In nine games with five or more extra-base hits this season, they have a record of 7-2.
  • They have won 19 of the 39 games in which they’ve collected eight or more hits this season.
  • In 25 games this season with five or more runs scored, they’ved posted a record of 16-9.
  • They have won six of their 16 games this season in which they’ve drawn more than four free passes.

Tigers vs. Royals Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Royals (+115)

Over/Under Pick: Over (9)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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