Detroit hosts Kansas City for home opener
Detroit; Thursday, 1 p.m. EDT
LINE: Royals favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Detroit hosts Kansas City for the 2019 home opener.
The Tigers went 33-43 in division games in 2018. Detroit hit 135 total home runs with 2.8 extra base hits per game last season.
The Royals finished 36-40 against AL Central Division opponents in 2018. Kansas City hit .245 as a team with 2.9 extra base hits per game and 155 total home runs last season. The Royals won the season series 11-8 in 2018.