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Detroit Tigers Host Texas Rangers in MLB Baseball Betting Action

The visiting Texas Rangers hope for a solid performance on Sunday as they look to pick up a win at Comerica Park against the Detroit Tigers.

Martin Perez, with a record of 1-2 on the season, gets the ball for the Texas Rangers, while the Detroit Tigers trot Justin Verlander to the mound in this one. He is 2-3 so far in 2016.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the Detroit Tigers in this matchup found them as 120 underdogs on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 9 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.6-4.2 win 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

Detroit (14-15) will face the 17-14 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. 19 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Texas Rangers, who rate a No. 21 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Detroit owns the No. 8 ranking for hits at 8.97 per game. By contrast, the Texas Rangers are rated No. 11 in the same category at 8.52 per game.

Comparing defensive stats, Texas owns the No. 9-rated road mark, allowing 3.56 runs per game on the highway. Detroit, on the other hand, rates No. 14 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Rangers grabbed a win last time out, defeating M Pelfrey and the Tigers 10-5 on Saturday at Comerica Park.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 6 games
  • Texas is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Texas's last 10 games on the road
  • Texas is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Detroit
  • Detroit is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Detroit's last 14 games
  • Detroit is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit's last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas home to Chicago, Monday, May 9th
Detroit at Washington, Monday, May 9th