Royals Vs Tigers: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – July 11, 2022

Written By Staff on July 11, 2022

Andrew Benintendi will try to collect his 100th hit of the season (he has 98) when his Kansas City Royals (33-52) take on the Detroit Tigers (36-50) on Monday at 8:10 PM ET. Kansas City’s (-136 to win) Daniel Lynch gets the start against Detroit’s (+115) Alex Faedo.

The betting trends in this article reflect odds as of July 11, 2022 at 7:28 PM ET.

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Royals vs Tigers Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Lynch (KC) Pitcher Faedo (DET)
3 – 7 W/L 1 – 4
63.2 IP 52.0
4.95 ERA 5.02
1.539 WHIP 1.538
9.2 K/9 7.3
4.2 BB/9 3.6

Royals Probable Starter Daniel Lynch

  • Lynch (3-7 with a 4.95 ERA and 65 strikeouts in 63 2/3 innings pitched) makes the start for the Royals, his 14th of the season.
  • The lefty last pitched on Thursday, June 23 against the Los Angeles Angels, when he threw 4 2/3 innings, allowing one earned run while giving up three hits.
  • The 25-year-old has an ERA of 4.95, with 9.2 strikeouts per nine innings, in 13 games this season. Opponents are hitting .266 against him.
  • Lynch enters the matchup with one quality start under his belt this season.
  • He will face a Tigers offense that ranks last in the league with 271 runs while batting .229 as a squad. It has a collective .335 slugging percentage (29th in MLB action) and has hit a total of 52 home runs (30th in MLB).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 11, 2022 at 7:28 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Tigers Stats vs Lynch

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Eric Haase 5 .400 2 0 0 .400 1.000
Jeimer Candelario 5 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Robbie Grossman 5 .400 2 0 1 .400 .800
Miguel Cabrera 5 .200 1 0 0 .200 .400
Jonathan Schoop 5 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Willi Castro 4 .500 2 0 1 .500 1.250

Tigers Probable Starter Alex Faedo

  • Faedo (1-4) will take the mound for the Tigers, his 11th start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Monday, July 4 against the Cleveland Guardians, throwing 3 2/3 innings of relief while giving up three earned runs and allowing four hits.
  • The 26-year-old has an ERA of 5.02 and 7.3 strikeouts per nine innings with an opponent batting average of .282 in 11 games this season.
  • He has one quality starts in 10 chances this season.
  • The Royals have scored 331 runs this season, which ranks 27th in MLB. They have 693 hits, 15th in baseball, with 72 home runs (24th in the league).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 11, 2022 at 7:28 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Royals Stats vs Faedo

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS

Royals Betting Trends

  • The Royals have won 46.7% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (7-8).
  • Kansas City has a record of 2-5 in games it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -136 or shorter (28.6%).
  • Based on this game’s moneyline, the Royals’ implied win probability is 57.6%.
  • Kansas City has played in 85 games with set over/under, and has combined with opponents to go over the total 41 times (41-40-4).
  • The Royals have a 38-47-0 record against the spread this season.
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Tigers Betting Trends

  • The Tigers have entered the game as underdogs 67 times this season and won 28, or 41.8%, of those games.
  • Detroit has a record of 21-31 in games where oddsmakers have them as underogs of at least +115 on the moneyline.
  • The sportsbooks’ moneyline implies a 46.5% chance of a victory for the Tigers.
  • Detroit’s games have gone over the total in 31 of their 86 chances.
  • The Tigers have an ATS record of 42-44-0 in 86 games with a spread this season.

Royals Players to Watch

  • Whit Merrifield is hitting .237 with 18 doubles, a triple, five home runs and 28 walks.
  • Among the qualifying batters in MLB action, Merrifield’s batting average ranks 110th, his on-base percentage ranks 132nd, and he is 140th in the league in slugging.
  • Benintendi leads his team with a .384 OBP, and has a club-high .396 slugging percentage. He has 13 doubles, two triples, three home runs and 37 walks while batting .313.
  • Benintendi currently ranks fifth in batting average, 11th in on base percentage, and 102nd in slugging among qualifying batters.
  • Bobby Witt Jr. is hitting .243 with 17 doubles, five triples, 12 home runs and 19 walks.
  • Witt enters this game on a six-game hitting streak. In his last 10 outings he is hitting .244 with a double, a home run, two walks and three RBI.
  • Hunter Dozier has 19 doubles, two triples, nine home runs and 22 walks while hitting .269. He has racked up 73 hits to pace his team.

Royals Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Whit Merrifield 338 .237 45 5 36 .290 .630
Bobby Witt Jr. 313 .243 44 12 42 .290 .734
Andrew Benintendi 313 .313 35 3 35 .384 .780
Hunter Dozier 271 .269 35 9 30 .331 .785
Nicky Lopez 250 .232 27 0 11 .292 .572
Michael A. Taylor 208 .264 26 5 24 .340 .725
MJ Melendez 200 .215 19 9 24 .310 .710
Emmanuel Rivera 163 .233 19 6 19 .286 .697
Kyle Isbel 129 .209 12 2 12 .241 .559
Edward Olivares 75 .307 13 3 8 .350 .830

Tigers Players to Watch

  • Javier Baez leads Detroit with 60 hits, batting .214 this season with 25 extra-base hits.
  • Of all qualified batters in MLB, Baez ranks 143rd in batting average, 153rd in on-base percentage and 123rd in slugging percentage.
  • Jonathan Schoop is slugging .320 while driving in 22 runs and batting .212 this season.
  • Schoop is currently 144th in batting average, 155th in on-base percentage and 146th in slugging percentage among all qualifying players.
  • Miguel Cabrera has a team-best OPS of .680, fueled by a slash line of .291/.329/.351 this season.
  • Harold Castro is batting .268 with a .297 OBP and 17 RBI for Detroit this season.

Tigers Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Jonathan Schoop 306 .212 28 6 22 .248 .568
Javier Báez 280 .214 26 9 33 .253 .628
Miguel Cabrera 268 .291 18 3 31 .329 .680
Spencer Torkelson 246 .195 24 5 20 .286 .587
Jeimer Candelario 232 .190 26 6 22 .254 .569
Robbie Grossman 228 .202 20 2 19 .307 .583
Willi Castro 192 .255 21 2 15 .288 .642
Harold Castro 183 .268 19 4 17 .297 .696
Tucker Barnhart 163 .215 8 0 9 .277 .529
Eric Haase 141 .234 22 7 20 .283 .716

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