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Rick Porcello Tigers at Home vs Texas in MLB Clash

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April 21, 1:05 PM | GrassComerica Park

Texas Rangers vs Detroit Tigers Odds

11-2TEAM RECORD9-4

The Texas Rangers will look to grab a road win when they take on the Tigers in Detroit at Comerica Park on Saturday in baseball odds action.

The Tigers will turn to Rick Porcello and his 1-0 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Rangers send Matt Harrison (2-0) to the hill.

View Texas vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, Detroit sat as -155 favorites. The total was set at 7.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 5-rated Tigers and the league No. 8-ranked Rangers, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Detroit's No. 6 ranked American League offense (4.7 runs per game) against a Rangers defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 1 in the American League at 2.5 runs allowed per game. The Tigers have been averaging 8.8 hits per game, less than the Rangers have managed so far this season (10.8 hits on average).

Defensively, Texas features the American League's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 2.5 runs per game. Detroit, meanwhile, comes in at No. 1 in the American League at home, scoring 6.1 runs per game.

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Detroit are 5-5
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a win are 8-2

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Texas are 7-3
After playing Texas are 5-5
After a loss are 8-2

A few Rangers at Tigers trends to consider:
Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas' last 6 games when playing Detroit
Texas is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing Texas
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Detroit is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games at home

Next up:
Texas at Detroit, Saturday, April 21

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