The Detroit Tigers (21-24) and the Kansas City Royals (14-35) will match up on Tuesday, May 23 at Kauffman Stadium, with Eduardo Rodriguez starting for the Tigers and Mike Mayers taking the hill for the Royals. The first pitch will be thrown at 7:40 PM ET.

The Tigers are favored in this one, at -150, while the underdog Royals have +125 odds to win. A 9-run over/under is set for this game.

Tigers vs. Royals Time and TV Channel

  • Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2023
  • Time: 7:40 PM ET
  • TV: BSKC
  • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
  • Venue: Kauffman Stadium
  • Probable Pitchers: Rodriguez - DET (4-3, 2.06 ERA) vs Mayers - KC (0-0, 3.37 ERA)

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Tigers vs. Royals Betting Odds, Run Line and Total

Take a look at the odds, run line and over/under for this matchup listed on multiple sportsbooks.

Tigers Moneyline Royals Moneyline Run Line Total
DraftKings -145 +125 - 8.5 Bet on this game with DraftKings!
BetMGM -150 +125 - 9 Bet on this game with BetMGM!
PointsBet -149 +130 - 8.5 Bet on this game with PointsBet!

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Tigers vs. Royals Betting Trends and Insights

  • The Tigers have split the two games they've played as favorites this season.
  • The Tigers have played as moneyline favorites of -150 or shorter in only one game this season, which they lost.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 60% chance of a victory for Detroit.
  • Over the last 10 games, the Tigers were listed as the moneyline favorite by oddsmakers just two times, and they split those games.
  • Over its last 10 matchups (all had set totals), Detroit combined with its opponents to hit the over on the run total five times.
  • The Royals have been chosen as underdogs in 44 games this year and have walked away with the win 13 times (29.5%) in those games.
  • This season, the Royals have come away with a win seven times in 31 chances when named as an underdog of at least +125 or worse on the moneyline.
  • In nine games as underdogs over the last 10 matchups, the Royals have a record of 2-7.
  • In the last 10 games with a total, Kansas City and its opponents have failed to hit the over seven times.

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Tigers Futures Odds

Odds MLB Rank AL Central Rank
Win World Series +50000 25th 4th

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