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Detroit Tigers visit Texas Rangers in MLB Betting Odds Clash

Globe Life Park hosts an MLB battle between the Texas Rangers and the visiting Detroit Tigers on Monday.

For the Texas Rangers, Colby Lewis gets the ball, charged with keeping the Detroit Tigers hitters off the base paths. He'll face Justin Verlander, 4-8 on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Texas was a -126 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 8.5.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.9-2.4 win for the Rangers on Monday. 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 sport a record of 84-71 heading into this matchup, while the Detroit Tigers sit at 72-83 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Detroit injuries news.

The Texas Rangers sit at No. 2 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Detroit Tigers sit at No. 21 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Texas Rangers No. 4 ranked offense (4.57 runs per game) against a Detroit Tigers defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 28 at 5.03 runs allowed per game. The Texas Rangers have been averaging 8.75 hits per game, less than the Detroit Tigers have managed so far this season (9.42 hits on average).

Detroit brings the No. 28-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Rangers's No. 22-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Tigers endured a 7-1 loss at the hands of the Twins on Sunday, with Ra Wolf throwing 1.2 innings of 7-hit ball at Comerica Park.

Texas batters were mowed down by D Keuchel in their last start, falling 4-2 against Houston while striking out 10 times on Sunday at Minute Maid Park.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games
  • Detroit is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Detroit's last 11 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing Texas
  • Texas is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas's last 8 games
  • Texas is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Texas, Tuesday, September 29th