Colby Lewis vs Justin Verlander Battle Sees Detroit Fall 12-4
Texas moneyline bettors cashed on Sunday courtesy of a 12-4 win against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park.
Texas was an underdog by +155 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Colby Lewis earned the victory for the Rangers, throwing 5 2/3 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 5, and allowing 5 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Mitch Moreland in the win.
Detroit got a 5 1/3-inning outing from Justin Verlander in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 3 walks and 11 hits in his time on the mound, while Victor Martinez had 2 hits in the loss for the Tigers.
Texas outhit their counterparts 17-11 in the game.
Texas looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Minnesota. Detroit will aim to get back on the winning track at Oakland.