Detroit Tigers at Kansas City Royals - 9/25/20 MLB Pick and Prediction
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Detroit Tigers vs. Kansas City Royals
MLB Baseball: Friday, September 25, 2020 at 8:05 pm (Ewing M. Kauffman Stadium)
Spencer Turnbull vs. Brad Keller
The Line: Kansas City Royals -150 / Detroit Tigers +130 --- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Detroit Tigers and Kansas City Royals meet Friday in MLB action at Ewing M. Kauffman Stadium.
The Detroit Tigers need a win after losing six of their last seven games. The Tigers have scored 14 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in four straight games. The Tigers have split their last six games when scoring four or more runs. Jeimer Candelario leads the Tigers with 55 hits and 29 RBI while Victor Reyes and Miguel Cabrera have combined for 99 hits and 46 RBI. Spencer Turnbull gets the ball, and he is 4-3 with a 3.83 ERA and 46 strikeouts this season. Turnbull is 0-1 with a 2.89 ERA and 26 strikeouts in his career against the Royals.
The Kansas City Royals need a win after losing five of their last eight games. The Royals have scored 16 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in four of their last eight games. The Royals have won eight of their last nine games when scoring four or more runs. Whit Merrifield leads the Royals with 65 hits and 30 RBI while Maikel Franco and Salvador Perez have combined for 107 hits and 63 RBI. Brad Keller gets the ball, and he is 4-3 with a 2.77 ERA and 30 strikeouts this season. Keller is 2-3 with a 3.31 ERA and 24 strikeouts in his career against the Royals.
The under is 5-2-1 in Tigers last 8 overall. The under is 4-1 in Royals last 5 overall. The Tigers are 3-8 in the last 11 meetings in Kansas City. The over is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings in Kansas City. The under is 5-0 in the last 5 meetings.
Spencer Turnbull has allowed 12 runs and 19 hits in his last 21.1 innings, easily his worst month of the season and it makes him almost unbackable. Brad Keller has been much more consistent overall this season and he has a 0.33 ERA through 27 innings at home. That pretty much says everything you need to know about this contest. Give me the Royals.