Thursday's game between the Detroit Tigers (74-83) and the Kansas City Royals (54-103) at Comerica Park has a good chance to be a competitive matchup, as our computer prediction projects a final score of 6-3, with the Tigers taking home the win. Game time is at 1:10 PM ET on September 28.

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

Royals vs. Tigers 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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Royals vs. Tigers Score Prediction

Our pick for this game is Tigers 5, Royals 4.

Total Prediction for Royals vs. Tigers

  • Total Prediction: Over 7.5 runs

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Royals Performance Insights

  • In 10 games as the underdog over the last 10 matchups, the Royals have a record of 8-2.
  • In its previous 10 games with a total, Kansas City and its opponents have combined to exceed the over/under on six occasions.
  • The Royals' record against the spread is 1-1-0 over their previous 10 games (oddsmakers set spreads in two of those contests).
  • The Royals have been chosen as underdogs in 135 games this year and have walked away with the win 46 times (34.1%) in those games.
  • Kansas City has a mark of 46-89 in contests where oddsmakers favor it by -110 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Royals have a 52.4% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.
  • Kansas City scores the fifth-fewest runs in baseball (654 total, 4.2 per game).
  • The Royals have pitched to a 5.12 ERA this season, which ranks 28th in baseball.

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Royals Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
September 20 Guardians W 6-2 Zack Greinke vs Lucas Giolito
September 22 @ Astros W 7-5 Cole Ragans vs Framber Valdez
September 23 @ Astros W 3-2 Jordan Lyles vs J.P. France
September 24 @ Astros W 6-5 Steven Cruz vs Hunter Brown
September 26 @ Tigers L 6-3 Zack Greinke vs Reese Olson
September 28 @ Tigers - Jonathan Bowlan vs Tarik Skubal
September 28 @ Tigers - Cole Ragans vs Sawyer Gipson-Long
September 29 Yankees - Jordan Lyles vs Carlos Rodón
September 30 Yankees - Jordan Lyles vs Clarke Schmidt
October 1 Yankees - Zack Greinke vs Michael King