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Cole Hamels, Matt Boyd Take Mound in Texas Rangers vs Detroit Tigers Tilt

The Detroit Tigers battle the visiting Texas Rangers on Sunday in MLB betting odds action at Comerica Park.

Matt Boyd gets the call for the Detroit Tigers and he will try to build on a 1-3 mark. In the other dugout, Cole Hamels brings a 6-8 ledger to the game for the Texas Rangers as he tries to quiet the Tigers bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Texas Rangers before the first pitch in this match found them as -123 moneyline favorites earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 8.5 earlier at TopBet.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.3-4.1 win for the Rangers on Sunday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Texas Rangers vs Detroit Tigers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Detroit Tigers sport a record of 59-63 heading into this matchup, while the Texas Rangers sit at 63-59 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Texas injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 18-ranked Detroit Tigers and the No. 13-rated Texas Rangers in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Detroit Tigers No. 7-rated offense, averaging 4.44 runs per game, against a Texas Rangers defense that ranks No. 26 at 4.66 in runs allowed per game. The Detroit Tigers have averaged 9.56 hits per game so far, more than Texas Rangers batters have averaged on the year (8.7 hits per game).

Detroit owns the No. 27 defense, allowing 4.44 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Texas's No. 26-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Texas rolled to a 5-3 win against Detroit on Saturday, as Y Gallardo and the Rangers' bats led the team to victory at Comerica Park.

Betting Trends
  • Texas is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas's last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas's last 7 games on the road
  • Texas is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Detroit
  • Detroit is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Texas
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing Texas
  • Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Texas

Next Betting Matchups

Texas home to Toronto, Tuesday, August 25th
Detroit at Cincinnati, Monday, August 24th