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Rangers face the Tigers in MLB matinee

The Texas Rangers will send Yu Darvish to the mound in Detroit on Thursday afternoon as they take on the Tigers in matinee baseball betting action at the online sportsbooks.

Darvish sits at 3-2 with a 2.32 ERA on the season, and he took a hard-luck loss against the Blue Jays last time out when he allowed just two runs in eight innings.

Robbie Ray (1-0, 0.75 ERA) is Detroit's probable pitcher for Thursday.

Texas Rangers vs Detroit Tigers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Those going with the Detroit Tigers in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline underdogs of 103 at TopBet for Thursday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 7.5 at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Texas Rangers vs Detroit Tigers Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.5-3.5 win for the Tigers on Thursday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 5.5-3.5 result in favor of the Tigers today. 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Detroit (27-15) will face the 22-24 Rangers in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Texas injuries news.

This game puts the Detroit Tigers, most recently No. 2 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Texas Rangers, who rate a No. 32 in the latest survey.

How Texas Rangers vs Detroit Tigers Stats Matchup

At the plate, Detroit owns the No. 2 ranking for hits at 9.55 per game. By contrast, the Texas Rangers are rated No. 18 in the same category at 8.5 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Detroit has the No. 8-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rangers own the No. 24 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Texas was a 4-3 winner in its last match at home against the Mariners. They won as -147 favorites, while the total score of 7 made winners of UNDER bettors. Texas rolled to a 4-3 win against Seattle on Wednesday, as Nick Tepesch and the Rangers' bats led the team to victory at Globe Life Park.

The Tigers were a 11-10 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Indians. That made winners of bettors who got Cleveland at +136 on the moneyline, while the total score (21) was good news for OVER bettors. Detroit lost in extra innings against the Indians on Wednesday as Cleveland edged them 11-10 at Progressive Field.

Texas Rangers vs Detroit Tigers Betting Odds Trends

Texas is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas's last 5 games
Texas is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Texas is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing Detroit
Detroit is 15-6 SU in its last 21 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games at home
Detroit is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing Texas

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