Kansas City Royals vs. Detroit Tigers, first game of the series. The Royals want the last month of the regular season to be better than August. Last month the Royals won few games at home. At least the last series at home was a victory against the Orioles. The Tigers are eager to close the regular season. The numbers remain negative for the Tigers, but Miguel Cabrero broke a record this season.
Kansas City Royals: At home with bad numbers.
The Royals at home have a negative record with 27 wins and 43 losses so far. The last series at home the Royals won 2-1 against the Baltimore Orioles. Before that victory at home the Royals did not win a series at home since July 18 against the White Sox. The record in the regular season is 49-89 overall for the team. Fourth place for the Royals in the Central Division of the American League.
At home the Royals are scoring an average of 4.33 runs per game, 2.79 walks, 7.46 strike outs, 8.49 hits, 0.80 home runs and 14.06 left on base. The defense allows up to 5.67 runs per game, 3.49 walks, 7.53 strike outs, 9.87 hits, 1.16 home runs and 15.80 left on base.
Mike Montgomery this season with the Royals 2-5 in eight games as a starter. 3.98 Era, 40.2 pitched innings, 47 hits, 22 runs, 7 home runs and 36 strike outs. The last game was a defeat against Athletics 1-2.
Detroit Tigers: With nothing to offer.
The Tigers this season are the worst team in the entire MLB. On the road the record is 22 wins and 46 losses. Before this series, the Tigers lost to Twins 2-1. The last winning series on the road was on May 31 against the Baltimore Orioles. 7-3 in the last 10 games on the road so far. The best of the season for Tigers was with Miguel Cabrera. 10 home runs for Cabrera this season and 475 home runs in his career overall.
On the road the Tigers are scoring an average of 3.87 runs per game, 2.74 walks, 10.46 strike outs, 8.29 hits, 1.10 home runs, 14.93 left on base. The defense allows up to 5.09 runs per game, 3.24 wlaks, 8.50 strike outs, 8.69 hits, 1.37 home runs and 13.93 left on base.
Daniel Norris 3-11 in 24 games as starter this season. 4.66 ERA, 129.1 pitched innings, 143 hits. 70 runs, 111 strike outs and 1384 WHIP. Another negative season for Norris so far. 6-8 on the road this season. The last game was a victory against the Astros 2-1.
My Free Pick & Prediction for Kansas City Royals vs. Detroit Tigers 09/03/2019 is: take the UNDER 9.5 (TOTALS).
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