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The Detroit Tigers and the Texas Rangers will both be trying to pick up a win on Sunday when they battle at Rangers Ballpark.
Righthander Doug Fister will take the mound for the Tigers to start this game. Fister is 5-1 this season with a 3.06 ERA.
Starting this game for the Rangers will be Derek Holland. The lefthander has a 2.93 ERA to go along with a 3-2 record this season.
Detroit lost its last outing, a 7-2 result against the Rangers on May 18. Bettors who backed the Rangers at +118 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Detroit: 23-18 SU
Texas: 28-15 SU
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Cleveland are 6-4
After playing Texas are 2-8
After a loss are 6-4
Texas most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Oakland are 5-5
After playing Detroit are 7-3
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing on the road against Texas
Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Texas's last 8 games at home
Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Detroit
Detroit at Cleveland, Tuesday, May 21
Texas home to Oakland, Monday, May 20