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    Michael A. Taylor is just three hits away from his 100th of the season as his Kansas City Royals (56-83) ready for a matchup with the Detroit Tigers (53-85) on Sunday at 2:10 PM ET. The Royals are favored (-150) over the Tigers (+128). Kansas City’s Brady Singer gets the start against Detroit’s Tyler Alexander.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Royals vs. Tigers

    • Game Day: Sunday, September 11, 2022
    • Game Time: 2:10 PM ET
    • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
    • Stadium: Kauffman Stadium
    Royals vs Tigers Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Royals -150 7.5

    Royals Stats & Trends

    Royals Batting

    • The Royals have hit 119 home runs this season, the fifth-lowest total in baseball.
    • The Royals’ .243 batting average ranks 14th in MLB.
    • The Royals are 23rd in the league with a .307 on-base percentage.
    • The Royals strike out eight times per game to rank 10th in baseball.
    • The Royals average 0.8 homers per game when playing at home this season (57 total in home outings).
    • The Royals are averaging 2.6 extra-base hits per game while slugging .389 at home.
    • The club is batting .254 with 621 hits (8.4 per game) at home this season.

    Royals Key Batters

    • Bobby Witt Jr. leads Kansas City with 124 hits and a team-best slugging percentage of .438.
    • Among qualifying batters in the majors, Witt Jr. is 84th in batting average, 124th in on-base percentage, and 60th in slugging.
    • Witt Jr. hopes to build on a three-game hitting streak in this matchup. In his last five games he is hitting .167 with a double, three walks and an RBI.
    • Salvador Perez is batting .244 with 18 doubles, a triple, 20 home runs and 15 walks.
    • Perez heads into this game looking to extend his six-game hit streak. During his last 10 outings he is hitting .368 with two doubles, three home runs, a walk and nine RBI.
    • MJ Melendez leads Kansas City with an OBP of .315 this season while batting .219 with 55 walks and 43 runs scored.
    • Nicky Lopez has been key for Kansas City with 98 hits, an OBP of .295 plus a slugging percentage of .289.

    Tigers Stats & Trends

    Tigers Batting

    • The Tigers’ 88 home runs rank last in MLB this season.
    • The Tigers’ .231 batting average ranks 25th in the league this season.
    • The Tigers have an OBP of just .288 this season, which ranks 28th in MLB.
    • The Tigers rank 23rd with an average of 8.7 strikeouts per game.
    • In 70 games on the road this season, they’ve hit 48 homers, an average of 0.7 per contest.
    • They are slugging .340 in 70 road games this season.
    • In 70 road games this season, they have a batting average of .225 while averaging 7.6 base hits per contest.

    Tigers Key Batters

    • Javier Baez has totaled 110 hits with a .275 on-base percentage and a .374 slugging percentage, all club-highs for the Tigers.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, Baez is 114th in batting average, while his on-base percentage is 133rd and he is 117th in slugging.
    • Baez enters this matchup on a four-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is batting .300 with a double, a triple, a walk and six RBI.
    • Harold Castro is hitting .276 with 19 doubles, two triples, six home runs and 16 walks.
    • Jeimer Candelario is batting .205 with 15 doubles, two triples, 13 home runs and 26 walks.
    • Willi Castro is hitting .240 with 17 doubles, two triples, six home runs and 14 walks.

    Royals vs. Tigers Probable Pitchers

    Singer Alexander
    20 GS 12
    7-4 W-L 3-9
    3.38 ERA 5.23
    127.2 IP 72.1
    30 BB 16
    125 SO 39

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