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June 7, 8:05 PM | GrassRangers Ballpark

Detroit Tigers vs Texas Rangers Odds

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The Texas Rangers battle the visiting Detroit Tigers on Tuesday in MLB betting action at Rangers Ballpark.

The match puts starter Rick Porcello for the Tigers on the hill facing Matt Harrison for the Rangers. Porcello brings a 5-3 mark to the game, while Harrison is 5-4 to date on the season.

View Detroit vs Texas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Texas opened as -150 moneyline favorites in this baseball match, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers settle on an opening over under number of 9.5.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Rangers rated this week at No. 1 and the Tigers sitting at No. 10.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Texas' No. 4 ranked American League offense (4.8 runs per game) against a Tigers defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 11 in the American League at 4.5 runs allowed per game. The Rangers have been averaging 9 hits per game, more than the Tigers have managed so far this season (8.7 hits on average).

Texas owns the American League's No. 6 defense, allowing 4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Detroit's American League No. 11-rated defense.

The Tigers were a 13-7 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Rangers. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at +144 on the moneyline, while the total score (20) was good news for OVER bettors. Detroit got the job done in their last match in a 13-7 victory over Texas on Monday at Rangers Ballpark behind starter Max Scherzer.

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Texas are 3-7
After playing Texas are 7-3
After a win are 7-3

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Detroit are 9-1
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

A few Tigers at Rangers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing on the road against Texas
Detroit is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas' last 5 games when playing at home against Detroit
Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas' last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Texas' last 11 games

Next up:
Detroit at Texas, Wednesday, June 8

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