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Detroit Tigers vs Texas Rangers Preview

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April 22, 1:05 PM | GrassComerica Park

Texas Rangers vs Detroit Tigers Odds


The Detroit Tigers look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Rangers arrive at Comerica Park on Sunday.

It's a pitching duel between Drew Smyly for the Tigers (0-0 on the year) and Colby Lewis for Texas (2-0 so far).

View Texas vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Tigers in this one, they're listed as moneyline underdogs of +120 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
The Tigers - Rangers odds would favor the Tigers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Detroit is rated No. 5 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Texas is at No. 8 in the American League.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Rangers rank No. 1 in the American League at 11 hits per game. That compares with Detroit’s No. 10 ranking in that category.

Detroit owns the American League's No. 5 defense, allowing 4.1 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Texas' American League No. 1-rated defense.

Last time out for Texas, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Tigers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Tigers at -165 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Rangers endured a 3-2 loss at the hands of the Tigers on Saturday, with Neftali Feliz throwing 8 innings of 3-hit ball at Comerica Park.

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing NY Yankees are 2-8
After playing Detroit are 6-4
After a loss are 9-1

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 8-2
Before playing Seattle are 4-6
After playing Texas are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

A few Rangers at Tigers trends to consider:
Texas is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
Texas is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas' last 6 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas' last 5 games when playing on the road against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing Texas
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing at home against Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Detroit's last 9 games
Detroit is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games at home

Next up:
Texas home to NY Yankees, Monday, April 23
Detroit home to Seattle, Tuesday, April 24