Perez and Witt Jr. give the Royals offense a boost, according to the Detroit Tigers

Perez and Witt Jr. give the Royals offense a boost, according to the Detroit Tigers ...

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Both the Tigers and the Royals have struggled out of the gate, scoring a combined 5-8 record throughout the first week of the 2022 season. However, each team will gain momentum as long as they perform this weekend. Here's how to get started on the field.

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The Detroit Tigers are against the Kansas City Royals in a row.

With FanDuel Sportsbook, the Royals are -130 favorites, while the Tigers are a +112 underdog. This means that if you like Kansas City to win the game, you would earn $10.00 for every $13.00 you wager on them, provided that the Royals are victorious. The run total is set at 8 runs, and wagertors can place a wager on the number of runs being over or under that number at approximately -110 odds.

Royals ML (-130) - Detroit Tigers at Kansas City Royals

The Royals' primary advantage this season is the emergence of highly-touted rookie prospect Bobby Witt Jr. While Witt Jr. may not be on the fast track to the Hall of Fame just yet, its clear that he has the skill to thrive at this level. Outside of the rookie, Andrew Benintendi and Salvador Perez had been doing their best to keep the Royals roster afloat prior to Thursday's loss, where they scored just two runs. In the second game of this series, Brad Keller will certainly

For Detroit, the Tigers have had to rely on quick hits from Austin Meadows to produce runs so far, which is not a good sign one week into the season. Jonathan Schoop hasn't produced and Miguel Cabrera had just three hits on Thursday. To make things worse, Javier Baez might miss the game as he struggled with a thumb injury. The Royals are the recommended side in this one, with Baez out along with Detroit's lack of consistences.

The Detroit Tigers are predicted to win over the Kansas City Royals, with over 8 people on the ballot.

The Tigers' poor defense may either give up a large portion of those, or force Detroit's subpar bullpen into the game earlier than anticipated. This isn't the case for Perez or Witt Jr. to come up with another clutch RBI in the late innings to win a win. In the process, this game should be just eventful enough to clear this manageable total. Skubal has already demonstrated to pitch to the over, with his first start of 2022 ending with a total of 11 runs.

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