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Rangers vs. Tigers: MLB Odds

A pair of division leaders will meet on the field in Detroit on Tuesday night as the Tigers open up a home set against the Rangers.

Max Scherzer (11-6, 4.28 ERA) will be looking for his 12th win of the season on Tuesday. Scherzer last faced the Rangers back on June 6 in Texas, giving up five runs in five innings in a victory.

View Texas vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Baseball odds makers opened the Tigers as -120 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 8.5.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Tigers rated this week at No. 9 and the Rangers sitting at No. 3.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Detroit's No. 5-rated American League offense, averaging 4.5 runs per game, against a Rangers defense that ranks No. 7 in the American League at 4.2 in runs allowed per game. The Tigers have averaged 9 hits per game so far, less than Rangers batters have averaged on the year (9.6 hits per game).

Texas brings the American League's No. 7-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Tigers' league No. 10-ranked defense.

In their last action, Texas was a 7-3 loser on the road against the Blue Jays. Bettors on Toronto at -110 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (10) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Texas didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 7-3 to Toronto on Sunday at Rogers Centre.

In their last action, Detroit was a 3-2 winner at home against the Angels. Bettors on Detroit at -138 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Detroit got the job done in their last match in a 3-2 victory over Los Angeles on Sunday at Comerica Park behind starter Justin Verlander.

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Detroit are 7-3
After playing Toronto are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Texas are 5-5
After playing LA Angels are 5-5
After a win are 3-7


A few Rangers at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas' last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas' last 5 games when playing on the road against Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Texas' last 12 games on the road
Texas is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games
Detroit is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games when playing at home against Texas
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing at home against Texas
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games at home

Next up:
Texas at Detroit, Wednesday, August 3

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