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Detroit Tigers vs Texas Rangers Betting Matchup Report

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Aug 4, 1:05 PM | GrassComerica Park

Texas Rangers vs Detroit Tigers Odds

61-50TEAM RECORD59-51

The Detroit Tigers look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Rangers arrive at Comerica Park on Thursday.

The Tigers will rely on Brad Penny to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Alexi Ogando will be his counterpart for the Rangers. Brad Penny is 7-8 this season, and Alexi Ogando is 10-5.

View Texas vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Texas before the first pitch in this match will find them as 124-moneyline favorites. They will see an opening total of 9.

Power Rankings:
The Tigers - Rangers odds would favor the Rangers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Detroit is rated No. 9 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Texas is at No. 3 in the American League.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Detroit has the American League's No. 5-rated offensive output, at 9.1 hits per game. The Rangers average 9.6 hits per game, good for No. 2 on the American League list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Detroit has the American League's No. 10-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rangers own the American League's No. 8 mark in runs allowed.

Texas was a 5-4 loser in its last match on the road against the Tigers. They lost as +100 underdogs, while the total score of 9 made winners of UNDER bettors. Texas looks to rebound from a loss to the Tigers, who beat them 5-4 on Wednesday behind a start from Doug Fister at Comerica Park.

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Cleveland are 8-2
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Kansas City are 6-4
After playing Texas are 8-2
After a win are 4-6

A few Rangers at Tigers trends to consider:
Texas is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Texas is 3-16 SU in its last 19 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Texas is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Texas is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Detroit
Detroit is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Texas
Detroit is 16-3 SU in its last 19 games when playing at home against Texas
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Texas home to Cleveland, Friday, August 5
Detroit at Kansas City, Friday, August 5

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