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Texas Rangers Favored by -180 Against Detroit Tigers on Saturday

The Detroit Tigers pay a visit to Texas on Saturday, hoping to shut down the Rangers bats in baseball betting action at Globe Life Park.

Detroit puts its faith in starter Matt Boyd to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 3-2. Getting the ball for the Texas Rangers is Cole Hamels, who owns a 12-3 record on the season with a 2.89 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Texas was a -180 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 9.5.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 6.3-4.1 victory for the Rangers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Detroit Tigers vs Texas Rangers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Texas Rangers bring a 69-48 record to the battle against the 61-54 Tigers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Detroit injuries news.

The Texas Rangers sit at No. 16 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Detroit Tigers sit at No. 5 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Detroit Tigers rank No. 4 at 9.2 hits per game. That compares with the Texas Rangers No. 7 ranking in that category.

Texas owns the No. 21 defense, allowing 4.74 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Detroit's No. 18-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Detroit suffered a 8-5 loss against Texas on Friday, as A Sanchez wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Globe Life Park.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Detroit is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • Detroit is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
  • Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Texas is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Texas's last 13 games
  • Texas is 3-11 ATS in its last 14 games at home
  • Texas is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Texas, Sunday, August 14th