Detroit Tigers take on Rangers in baseball test
Detroit Tigers vs Texas Rangers Odds
The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between Texas and Detroit on Tuesday, with the host Rangers trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.
The Rangers will rely on Yu Darvish to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Drew Smyly will be his counterpart for the Tigers. Yu Darvish is 9-4 this season, and Drew Smyly is 2-2.
Bettors looking to side with the Rangers in this one will find them as -175 favorites on the MLB money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 10.5 at its open earlier today.
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 1-rated Rangers and the league No. 8-ranked Tigers, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Texas' No. 1 ranked American League offense (5.2 runs per game) against a Tigers defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 8 in the American League at 4.4 runs allowed per game. The Rangers have been averaging 9.9 hits per game, more than the Tigers have managed so far this season (8.9 hits on average).
Detroit brings the American League's No. 8-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Rangers' league No. 4-ranked defense.
Last time out for Detroit, they were an 8-2 winner as they battled the Rangers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Tigers at +138 were rewarded, while the 10 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Tigers enjoyed an 8-2 victory at the expense of the Rangers on Monday, with Rick Porcello throwing 6 innings of 6-hit ball at Rangers Ballpark.
Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Texas are 5-5
After playing Texas are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Detroit are 7-3
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
A few Tigers at Rangers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Detroit's last 12 games when playing on the road against Texas
Detroit is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
Texas is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas' last 5 games
Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Texas' last 12 games when playing at home against Detroit
Detroit at Texas, Wednesday, June 27