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MLB BASEBALL

Texas Rangers vs. Detroit Tigers

The Texas Rangers and the Detroit Tigers will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at Comerica Park.

Lefthander Martin Perez will take the mound for the Rangers to start this game. Perez is 3-1 this season with a 2.08 ERA.

Perez's opponent in this one will be Justin Verlander. The Tigers righthander has a 3.71 ERA to go along with a 9-6 record this season.

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.

Team records:
Texas: 54-40 SU
Detroit: 51-42 SU

Texas most recently:
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 most recently:
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 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

Next up:
Texas home to Baltimore, Friday, July 19
Detroit at Kansas City, Friday, July 19