Kansas City Royals at Detroit Tigers - 9/27/22 MLB Picks and Prediction

Detroit Tigers (60-92) vs Kansas City Royals (63-90)

Game Info: Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at 6:40 pm (Comerica Park)

Joey Wentz (2-2) (3.13) vs Zack Greinke (4-9) (4.21)

Betting Odds: Detroit Tigers -110 / Kansas City Royals -110 --- Over/Under: 8 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Kansas City Royals will play the Detroit Tigers in Game 1 of their series at Comerica Park on Tuesday night.

The Kansas City Royals are 63-90 this season and have won five of their last six games. Kansas City is coming off of a series win against Seattle, where they won two out of the three games played in the series. The Kansas City pitching staff has a 4.70 ERA, a 1.48 WHIP, and a .271 opponent batting average this season. The Royals offense has scored 608 runs with a .245 batting average and a .307 on base percentage. Bobby Witt is batting .257 with 20 home runs and 80 RBI’s for the Royals this season. The projected starter for Kansas City is Zack Greinke, who is 4-9 with a 4.21 ERA and a 1.39 WHIP over 124 innings pitched this season.

The Detroit Tigers are 60-92 this season and have won five of their last six games. Detroit is coming off of a series win against the White Sox, where they won all three games played. The Detroit pitching staff has a 4.07 ERA, a 1.29 WHIP, and a .246 opponent batting average. The Tigers offense has scored 513 runs with a .230 batting average and a .286 on base percentage this year. Javier Baez is batting .241 with 15 home runs and 61 RBI’s for the Tigers this season. The projected starter for Detroit is Joey Wentz, who is 2-2 with a 3.13 ERA and a 0.96 WHIP over 23 innings pitched this season.

Kansas City is 5-1 in their last 6 games and 5-16 in their last 21 Tuesday games. The over is 4-1-1 in Kansas City’s last 6 Tuesday games. Detroit is 5-1 in their last 6 games and 7-19 in their last 26 home games. The over is 5-2 in Detroit’s last 7 games. The under is 29-14-1 in these two teams last 44 head to head meetings.

Both of these teams are towards the bottom of the AL standings, but both teams have won five of their last six games. Zack Greinke is starting for the Royals, who has allowed seven runs over his last 9.1 innings pitched. For Detroit, Joey Wentz has allowed two runs over his last 16.1 innings pitched. The Tigers have played well recently and Wentz has shown some good signs on the mound. I like Detroit to win here.

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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