MLB Prop Bets: Kansas City Royals vs Detroit Tigers – July 3, 2022

MLB Prop Bets: Kansas City Royals vs Detroit Tigers - July 3, 2022
2022-07-03 12:05:00 EDT

The Kansas City Royals (28-47) face the Detroit Tigers (29-46) at Comerica Park on Sunday at 12:05pm (ET). Let’s take a look at the MLB Prop Bets for the matchup. Brady Singer is the probable pitcher for the Royals, while Tarik Skubal is the probable pitcher for the Tigers. The Tigers are favored to win at -125, while the Royals are at +105. The total runs line is set at 7.5, with OVER at -106 and UNDER at -115.

  • The Royals (-200) have a 30-45 Run Line record this season, while the Tigers (+170) hold a record of 35-40.
  • The Royals have a 37-36-2 O/U record this season (meaning 37 games have gone over the total runs line, 36 have gone under and two have resulted in a push). The Tigers have a 26-45-4 O/U record.

Scoring Insights

  • The Royals are averaging 3.8 runs per game this season (27th in the league). Comparatively, the Tigers are averaging 3.0 (30th).
  • In the field, the Royals are allowing a whopping 5.2 runs per game this season (25th in the league), while the Tigers are allowing an average of 4.3 runs (19th).

Let’s take a look at how these teams perform in some other key statistical areas.

Batting Insights:

Batting Average

  • Looking at their batting averages this season, the Royals are at .239 (ranking 17th in the Major Leagues), while the Tigers are batting .227 (27th).

Home Runs

  • In terms of total home runs this season, the Tigers have hit 42 (30th in the Major Leagues). Meanwhile, the Royals have managed 61 (T26th).

Runs Batted In

  • Finally, looking at their runs batted in, the Royals have recorded 272 RBIs to rank 27th in the MLB this season. Comparatively, the Tigers have recorded 214 RBIs to rank 30th.

Pitching Insights:

Earned Run Average

  • The Tigers have an earned run average of 4.09 this season (21st in the Majors), while the Royals have an ERA of 4.92 (28th).


  • Turning our attention to total strikeouts, the Royals have recorded 540 this season, ranking 29th in the MLB. Meanwhile, the Tigers rank 25th for total strikeouts, recording 582.

Opponent Batting Average

  • Opponents are batting an average of .240 against the Tigers this season (17th in the Major Leagues). Comparatively, the Royals’ opponents are at .265 (28th).

First Innings Moneyline

  • Here are their first innings moneyline records in 2022.
  • Total Home Road Favorite Underdog Neutral Last 10
  • Royals 17-22-36 8-9-22 9-13-14 10-15-21 7-7-15 0-0-0 4-2-4
  • Tigers 12-24-39 11-12-17 1-12-21 4-18-30 8-6-9 0-0-1 2-3-5

Lead After Three Innings

  • Here are their records after the first three innings in 2022.
  • Total Home Road Favorite Underdog Neutral Last 10
  • Royals 23-29-23 12-16-11 11-13-12 15-16-15 8-13-8 0-0-0 5-2-3
  • Tigers 19-35-21 13-17-10 6-18-10 11-27-14 8-8-7 0-0-1 3-5-2


  • The NRFI is 36-39 in Royals games this season. The Tigers also have a 36-39 NRFI record.

Last Time They Met

The Tigers recorded a 4-3 victory over the Royals at Comerica Park yesterday. Riley Greene was unstoppable in that matchup, hitting a home run, a triple and recording an RBI.

Robert Steele's Free Pick:

Robert Steele

I'm not a fan of being called a "quants" (quantitative analyst) or "math wizard" but it's the truth. I'm a numbers guy. I love to crunch the data, make sense of it, and turn it into a winning bet.
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