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Texas Rangers vs Detroit Tigers Betting Matchup Report

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June 6, 8:05 PM | GrassRangers Ballpark

Detroit Tigers vs Texas Rangers Odds

31-27TEAM RECORD34-26

The Texas Rangers will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Detroit Tigers invade Rangers Ballpark on Monday.

Detroit puts its faith in starter Max Scherzer to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 6-2. Getting the ball for the Rangers is Colby Lewis, who owns a 5-5 record on the season with a 3.48 ERA.

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Betting Line:
The visitors opened as +-155 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 9.5 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Rangers rated this week at No. 2 and the Tigers sitting at No. 13.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Texas' No. 4-rated American League offense, averaging 4.7 runs per game, against a Tigers defense that ranks No. 8 in the American League at 4.4 in runs allowed per game. The Rangers have averaged 9 hits per game so far, more than Tigers batters have averaged on the year (8.5 hits per game).

Texas owns the American League's No. 4 defense, allowing 3.9 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Detroit's American League No. 8-rated defense.

Detroit won its last outing, a 7-3 result against the White Sox on June 5. Bettors who backed the Tigers at +134 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Tigers enjoyed a 7-3 victory at the expense of the White Sox on Sunday, with Brad Penny throwing 5 innings of 8-hit ball at U.S. Cellular Field.

The Rangers were a 2-0 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Indians. That made winners of bettors who got Texas at -132 on the moneyline, while the total score (2) was good news for UNDER bettors. C.J. Wilson chucked 7 2/3 shutout innings at the Indians in their last game, striking out 7 in a 2-0 win against Cleveland in baseball action at Progressive Field.

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

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Detroit are 8-2
After playing Cleveland are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

A few Tigers at Rangers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing on the road against Texas
Detroit is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games on the road
Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas' last 5 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas' last 5 games at home
Texas is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next up:
Detroit at Texas, Tuesday, June 7