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Texas Rangers vs Detroit Tigers Betting Pick and Odds Preview

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Comerica Park on Friday as the host Detroit Tigers battle the Texas Rangers in baseball betting odds action.

It's a pitching duel between Daniel Norris for the Detroit Tigers (2-2 on the year) and Nick Martinez for Texas Rangers (0-2 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Detroit sat as -143 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 10, according to MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 6.8-3.2 victory for the Rangers. 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 20-19 heading into this matchup, while the Texas Rangers sit at 22-20 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Texas injuries news.

The Detroit Tigers vs Texas Rangers odds would favor the Rangers if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Detroit is rated No. 18 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Texas is at No. 9.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Texas Rangers rank No. 27 at 7.74 hits per game. That compares with the Detroit Tigers No. 18 ranking in that category.

Texas brings the No. 6-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Tigers's No. 27-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Texas looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Phillies, a 8-4 final on Thursday in support of M Perez at Globe Life Park.

The Tigers enjoyed a 6-5 victory at the expense of the Orioles on Thursday, with J Zimmermann throwing 6 innings of 7-hit ball at Comerica Park.

Betting Trends
  • Texas is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games
  • Texas is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Detroit is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games
  • Detroit is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Detroit is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas at Detroit, Saturday, May 20th