MLB betting line favors Tigers over Rangers
Texas Rangers vs Detroit Tigers Odds
Baseball bettors look for value at Comerica Park on Sunday as host Detroit battles the Texas Rangers in baseball odds action.
Martin Perez, with a record of 3-1 on the season, gets the ball for the Rangers, while the Tigers trot Justin Verlander to the mound in this one. He is 9-6 so far in 2013.
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 1-ranked Tigers and the American League No. 2-rated Rangers in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Detroit and its American League No. 2-rated batting order, averaging 5.1 runs per nine innings, against the American League's No. 9 lineup of the Rangers at 4.4 runs per outing.
Comparing defensive stats, Texas owns the American League's No. 6-rated road mark, allowing 4.2 runs per game on the highway. Detroit, on the other hand, rates No. 1 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Texas was a 7-1 winner on the road against the Tigers. Bettors on Texas at +141 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Rangers enjoyed a 7-1 victory at the expense of the Tigers on Saturday, with Derek Holland throwing 7 innings of 5-hit ball at Comerica Park.
Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Baltimore are 6-4
After playing Detroit are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Kansas City are 7-3
After playing Texas are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4
A few Rangers at Tigers trends to consider:
Texas is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Detroit
Texas is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games on the road
Texas is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Texas is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Detroit's last 11 games at home
Detroit is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games
Detroit is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Texas
Detroit is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games at home
Texas home to Baltimore, Friday, July 19
Detroit at Kansas City, Friday, July 19