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Matt Harrison, Rick Porcello take mound in Tigers vs Rangers tilt

Texas RangersDetroit Tigers
Oct 12, 4:19 PM | GrassComerica Park

Texas Rangers vs Detroit Tigers Odds

96-66TEAM RECORD95-67

The Tigers get a visit from the Texas Rangers in baseball action on Wednesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

The match puts starter Matt Harrison for the Rangers on the hill facing Rick Porcello for the Tigers. Harrison brings a 15-9 mark to the game, while Porcello is 14-10 to date on the season.

View Texas vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Tigers rated this week at No. 6 and the Rangers sitting at No. 1.

How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Detroit has the American League's No. 4-rated offensive output, at 9.5 hits per game. The Rangers average 9.9 hits per game, good for No. 2 on the American League list.

Detroit owns the American League's No. 8 defense, allowing 4.4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Texas' American League No. 5-rated defense.

The Rangers were a 5-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Tigers. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at -125 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. Texas looks to rebound from a loss to the Tigers, who beat them 5-2 on Tuesday behind a start from Doug Fister at Comerica Park.

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Detroit are 4-6
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a loss are 10-0

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Texas are 8-2
After playing Texas are 7-3
After a win are 4-6

A few Rangers at Tigers trends to consider:
Texas is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games
Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas' last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas' last 5 games on the road
Detroit is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Texas
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit's last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Detroit's last 13 games when playing at home against Texas

Next up:
Texas at Detroit, Thursday, October 13