Thursday's contest at Comerica Park has the Detroit Tigers (74-83) going head to head against the Kansas City Royals (54-103) at 1:10 PM ET (on September 28). Our computer prediction projects a narrow 6-3 victory for the Tigers, so expect a tight matchup.

This contest's pitching matchup is set, as the Tigers will send Tarik Skubal (7-3) to the mound, while Jonathan Bowlan will take the ball for the Royals.

Tigers vs. Royals Game Info & Odds

  • When: Thursday, September 28, 2023 at 1:10 PM ET
  • Where: Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan
  • How to Watch on TV: BSDET
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Tigers vs. Royals Score Prediction

Our prediction for this matchup is Tigers 5, Royals 4.

Total Prediction for Tigers vs. Royals

  • Total Prediction: Over 7.5 runs

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Tigers Performance Insights

  • The Tigers have played as the favorite in seven of their past 10 games and have won five of those contests.
  • In its last 10 games with a total, Detroit and its opponents are 5-5-0 when it comes to hitting the over.
  • There has not been a spread set for any of the Tigers' last 10 games.
  • The Tigers have won 23, or 60.5%, of the 38 games they've played as favorites this season.
  • Detroit has a record of 27-15, a 64.3% win rate, when favored by -110 or more by oddsmakers this season.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 52.4% chance of a victory for the Tigers.
  • Detroit is among the lowest-scoring teams in the majors, ranking 29th with just 628 total runs (four per game) this season.
  • The Tigers' 4.34 team ERA ranks 18th across all MLB pitching staffs.

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Tigers Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
September 21 @ Athletics W 7-3 Tarik Skubal vs Luis Medina
September 22 @ Athletics L 8-2 Sawyer Gipson-Long vs Ken Waldichuk
September 23 @ Athletics L 4-1 Miguel Diaz vs Joe Boyle
September 24 @ Athletics W 2-0 Eduardo Rodríguez vs JP Sears
September 26 Royals W 6-3 Reese Olson vs Zack Greinke
September 28 Royals - Tarik Skubal vs Jonathan Bowlan
September 28 Royals - Sawyer Gipson-Long vs Cole Ragans
September 29 Guardians - Joey Wentz vs Cal Quantrill
September 30 Guardians - Eduardo Rodríguez vs Triston McKenzie
October 1 Guardians - Eduardo Rodríguez vs Lucas Giolito