Kansas City Royals vs. Detroit Tigers Series May 20-22: Odds, Starting Pitchers & Predictions

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The Kansas City Royals are playing the Detroit Tigers in a three-game series, and are leading 2-0 — the action resumes at 2:10 PM ET on Wednesday.

Royals vs. Tigers Series Info

Tigers @ Royals

  • Time: Monday, May 20 at 7:40 PM ET
  • Royals Starting Pitcher: Michael Wacha
  • Tigers Starting Pitcher: Reese Olson
  • TV Channel: Fox Sports 1
  • Livestream: Fubo
  • Tigers @ Royals

  • Time: Tuesday, May 21 at 7:40 PM ET
  • Royals Starting Pitcher: Alec Marsh
  • Tigers Starting Pitcher: Casey Mize
  • TV Channel: BSKC
  • Livestream: Fubo
  • Tigers @ Royals

  • Time: Wednesday, May 22 at 2:10 PM ET
  • Royals Starting Pitcher: Cole Ragans
  • Tigers Starting Pitcher: Tarik Skubal
  • TV Channel: BSKC
  • Livestream: Fubo
  • How to Bet on Royals vs. Tigers Games

    Royals vs. Tigers Betting Insights

  • The Royals have a 16-3 record in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 84.2% of those games).
  • Kansas City has won 14, or 51.9%, of the 27 games it has played as the underdog this season.
  • The Tigers have been favored on the moneyline 21 total times this season. They’ve finished 12-9 in those games.
  • Detroit has been the underdog in 24 games this season and won 10 (41.7%) of those contests.
  • Royals vs. Tigers Head to Head Betting Results

    Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
    5/21/2024 Royals 9 -115 -105 10-3 KC
    5/20/2024 Royals 8.5 -115 -105 8-3 KC
    4/28/2024 Tigers 7.5 -165 +140 4-1 DET
    4/27/2024 Tigers 8 -115 -105 6-5 DET
    4/26/2024 Tigers 7.5 -125 +105 8-0 KC
    9/26/2023 Tigers 7.5 -160 +135 6-3 DET
    7/20/2023 Tigers 9 -135 +115 3-0 DET
    7/19/2023 Tigers 8.5 -150 +125 3-2 DET
    7/18/2023 Tigers 8 -175 +145 11-10 KC
    7/17/2023 Tigers 9.5 -135 +115 3-2 DET

    Royals Leaders

    Royals’ Best Hitters

    Name GP AVG OBP SLG HR% K% BB%
    Bobby Witt Jr. 50 .304 .362 .546 3.2% 16.5% 8.3%
    Salvador Pérez 48 .343 .404 .560 4.7% 16.1% 7.3%
    Maikel Garcia 48 .263 .308 .429 2.3% 17.7% 6.5%
    Vinnie Pasquantino 47 .230 .307 .412 2.6% 12.5% 10.4%
    Michael Massey 28 .283 .295 .495 4.7% 14% 2.8%

    Royals’ Leading Pitchers

    Player IP W-L H R ER K BB ERA OPP AVG
    Cole Ragans 56 3-3 49 23 23 64 18 3.70 .232
    Brady Singer 56.2 4-2 46 17 17 61 17 2.70 .216
    Seth Lugo 65.1 7-1 51 14 13 58 13 1.79 .212
    Michael Wacha 56.2 4-4 57 29 28 47 18 4.45 .264
    Alec Marsh 43 4-1 34 14 13 36 12 2.72 .211

    Tigers Leaders

    Tigers’ Best Hitters

    Name GP AVG OBP SLG HR% K% BB%
    Riley Greene 48 .240 .350 .451 4.4% 26.2% 14.1%
    Mark Canha 45 .231 .355 .397 3.2% 21% 12.9%
    Kerry Carpenter 45 .276 .322 .545 4.1% 23.6% 4.7%
    Wenceel Perez 30 .297 .368 .505 2.6% 21.9% 10.5%
    Spencer Torkelson 46 .218 .284 .346 1.5% 21.7% 7.1%

    Tigers’ Leading Pitchers

    Player IP W-L H R ER K BB ERA OPP AVG
    Jack Flaherty 54.2 1-3 50 25 23 72 8 3.79 .242
    Tarik Skubal 55 6-0 35 13 11 66 8 1.80 .176
    Reese Olson 50 0-5 37 16 12 43 16 2.16 .206
    Casey Mize 45.1 1-3 51 24 23 34 10 4.57 .274
    Alex Faedo 28.1 3-1 20 10 9 25 9 2.86 .198

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