|MLB Royals vs. Tigers Picks & Predictions for Wednesday, October 3|
|Written by ATSSportsline.com|
|Wednesday, 03 October 2012 14:00|
Royals vs. Tigers MLB Free Pick
DETROIT, MI (ATS Consultants) – This is the final game of a three-game series. Kansas City won last night's game, 4-2, while Detroit won the opener, 6-3 on Monday. Luis Marte takes the mound for the Tigers, while Luis Mendoza goes to the hill for the Royals. The opening pitch starts at 7:10pmET from Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City.
ODDS: The oddsmakers have installed the Royals as a -135 favorite over the Tigers. The total is 9 in most books. The Tigers come in with a 87-74 record and are 67-65 Over, while the Royals are 72-89 and are 73-82 Under.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Royals opened as a -130 favorite and moved to -135 in most books. The total started at 9 and remained there in most books.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers currently placed on tonight’s game, 55% of public bettors favor the Royals. These numbers are subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the “Public Betting” link available in this paragraph to get the most up-to-date information.
MLB FREE PICK: Take the. According to the latest MLB trends, Tigers are 11-25 in their last 36 games as an underdog of +110 to +150 and are 1-4 in their last 5 games as an underdog. Royals are 4-1 in their last 5 games as a home favorite, 11-5 in their last 16 home games vs. a team with a losing road record, 4-0 in Mendoza's last 4 starts as a home favorite, 6-0 in Mendoza's last 6 home starts and are 5-2 in Mendoza's last 7 starts vs. American League Central The only suspense left for the Detroit Tigers is whether or not Miguel Cabrera will be able to capture the first Triple Crown since 1967. Kansas City will be attempting to win its third straight home series in Wednesday's rubber game. Max Scherzer was scheduled to get the start after passing all the tests on his troublesome right shoulder but he twisted his ankle in the pile after Detroit clinched on Monday. Instead, the Tigers will go with Marte, who is making his first-ever start. Mendoza has allowed two earnedruns or less in each of his last three starts, including last week at Detroit, when he was charged with four runs (two earned) on seven hits in seven innings.
WEDNESDAY MLB FREE PICK: KANSAS CITY ROYALS -135