Tuesday's game between the Kansas City Royals (14-35) and the Detroit Tigers (21-24) at Kauffman Stadium has a good chance to be a tight matchup, as our computer prediction projects a final score of 5-4, with the Royals taking home the win. Game time is at 7:40 PM ET on May 23.

The Tigers will give the ball to Eduardo Rodriguez (4-3, 2.06 ERA), who is eyeing win No. 5 on the season, and the Royals will turn to Mike Mayers.

Royals vs. Tigers Game Info & Odds

  • When: Tuesday, May 23, 2023 at 7:40 PM ET
  • Where: Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri
  • How to Watch on TV: BSKC
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Royals vs. Tigers Score Prediction

Our pick for this game is Royals 5, Tigers 4.

Total Prediction for Royals vs. Tigers

  • Total Prediction: Under 9 runs

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Royals Performance Insights

  • In nine games as the underdog over the last 10 matchups, the Royals have a record of 2-7.
  • In its last 10 games with an over/under, Kansas City and its opponents have combined to eclipse the total three times.
  • The Royals have had a spread listed in one of their past 10 matchups and have covered every time.
  • The Royals have been chosen as underdogs in 44 games this year and have walked away with the win 13 times (29.5%) in those games.
  • This season, Kansas City has come away with a win seven times in 31 chances when named as an underdog of at least +125 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The Royals have an implied victory probability of 44.4% according to the moneyline set by sportsbooks for this matchup.
  • Kansas City scores the 25th-most runs in baseball (190 total, 3.9 per game).
  • The Royals have the 29th-ranked ERA (5.21) in the majors this season.

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Royals Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
May 17 @ Padres W 4-3 Carlos Hernandez vs Yu Darvish
May 19 @ White Sox L 2-0 Zack Greinke vs Michael Kopech
May 20 @ White Sox L 5-1 Jordan Lyles vs Lucas Giolito
May 21 @ White Sox L 5-2 Carlos Hernandez vs Lance Lynn
May 22 Tigers L 8-5 Brady Singer vs Michael Lorenzen
May 23 Tigers - Mike Mayers vs Eduardo Rodríguez
May 24 Tigers - Zack Greinke vs Matthew Boyd
May 26 Nationals - Jordan Lyles vs Patrick Corbin
May 27 Nationals - TBA vs Josiah Gray
May 28 Nationals - Brady Singer vs MacKenzie Gore
May 29 @ Cardinals - TBA vs Steven Matz