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Oct 9, 7:45 PM | GrassRangers Ballpark

Detroit Tigers vs Texas Rangers Odds

95-67TEAM RECORD96-66

The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between Texas and Detroit on Sunday, with the host Rangers trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

The match puts starter Max Scherzer for the Tigers on the hill facing Derek Holland for the Rangers. Scherzer brings a 16-9 mark to the game, while Holland is 17-5 to date on the season.

View Detroit vs Texas Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 1-rated Rangers and the league No. 6-ranked Tigers, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Texas' No. 3-rated American League offense, averaging 5.3 runs per game, against a Tigers defense that ranks No. 8 in the American League at 4.4 in runs allowed per game. The Rangers have averaged 9.9 hits per game so far, more than Tigers batters have averaged on the year (9.5 hits per game).

Texas owns the American League's No. 5 defense, allowing 4.2 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Detroit's American League No. 8-rated defense.

The Tigers were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Rangers. That made winners of bettors who got Texas at -110 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Tigers endured a 3-2 loss at the hands of the Rangers on Saturday, with Justin Verlander throwing 4 innings of 5-hit ball at Rangers Ballpark.

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Texas are 8-2
After playing Texas are 8-2
After a loss are 9-1

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Detroit are 4-6
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a win are 8-2

A few Tigers at Rangers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Detroit's last 9 games when playing on the road against Texas
Detroit is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
Detroit is 14-6 SU in its last 20 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Detroit's last 15 games
Texas is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games
Texas is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas' last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Texas' last 9 games when playing at home against Detroit

Next up:
Detroit home to Texas, Tuesday, October 11

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