Detroit Tigers vs. Kansas City Royals - 9/22/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Kansas City Royals (53-101) at Detroit Tigers (62-92)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, September 22, 2018 at 6:10 pm (Comerica Park)
Jake Junis (8-12) (4.42) vs. J Zimmermann (7-8) (4.49)
The Line: Detroit Tigers -110 / Kansas City Royals -110 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-Kansas City, FS-Detroit
The Kansas City Royals continue their visit with the Detroit Tigers in Saturday MLB.
The Kansas City Royals opened their series at Detroit with a 4-3 victory. Kansas City starter Ian Kennedy allowed all three runs (two earned) on seven hits through seven frames to get the win.
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The Royals banged out nine hits and walked twice with Rosell Herrera going 2-4 with an RBI and run while Alex Gordon three hits and recorded an RBI..
Jakob Junis toes the rubber against the Tigers in game two of their series. Junis comes off of a 9-6 loss (ND) versus Minnesota with four runs scoring over three frames.
The Detroit Tigers defense and offense faltered in a series opening loss against visiting Kansas City. Detroit starter Francisco Liriano was charged with all four runs but just one was earned over six frames.
The Tigers bats produced nine hits and a base on balls with Ronny Rodriguez going 2-4 with a solo homer while Nicholas Castellanos ripped a pair of doubles and knocked in a pair with JaCoby Jones and Pete Kozma scoring.
The Tigers send right hander Jordan Zimmermann to the mound to face Kansas City Saturday. Zimmermann has gone 7-8 through 23 starts with a 4.41 ERA.
Kansas City are 12-39 in their last 51 road games and over is 6-2 in Kansas City last 8 overall and over is 6-2 in Kansas City last 8 on grass. Detroit are 1-7 in their last 8 home games and under is 7-2 in Detroit last 9 Saturday games and over is 5-2-2 in Detroit last 9 overall. Kansas Cty are 5-0 in Junis' last 5 starts vs. Detroit and under is 3-0-1 in Junis' last 4 starts vs. Detroit.
Junis has enjoyed a great deal of success against the Tigers and I’m hoping that trend continues…