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MLB Odds with Pick - Texas Rangers vs Detroit Tigers

Texas Rangers

vs

Detroit Tigers
Friday, May 23, 2014 7:08 PM ET
Comerica Park

The Detroit Tigers get a visit from the Texas Rangers in MLB baseball betting action on Friday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Detroit hands the ball to starter Anibal Sanchez in this one and he'll try to improve on his 1-2 mark on the year. Texas counters with Scott Baker, who will try to quiet the fans and the Tigers bats at the same time.

Texas Rangers vs Detroit Tigers Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Texas Rangers were listed as 158 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 8 before betting started earlier on Friday over at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Texas Rangers vs Detroit Tigers Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.3-3.7 win for the Tigers. A 5.3-3.7 result in favor of the Tigers is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Texas Rangers vs Detroit Tigers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Detroit Tigers bring a 27-16 record to the battle against the 23-24 Rangers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Texas injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Detroit Tigers rated this week at No. 2 and the Texas Rangers sitting at No. 32.

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How Texas Rangers vs Detroit Tigers Stats Matchup

At the plate, Detroit owns the No. 2 ranking for hits at 9.49 per game. By contrast, the Texas Rangers are rated No. 15 in the same category at 8.62 per game.

Texas brings the No. 24-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Tigers's No. 8-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Rangers were a 9-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Tigers. That made winners of bettors who got Texas at -113 on the moneyline, while the total score (11) was good news for OVER bettors. Texas rolled to a 9-2 win against Detroit on Thursday, as Yu Darvish and the Rangers' bats led the team to victory at Comerica Park.

Texas Rangers vs Detroit Tigers Betting Odds Trends

Texas is 8-15 SU in its last 23 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas's last 6 games
Texas is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Texas is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Detroit
Detroit is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games
Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas at Detroit, Saturday, May 24th

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