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Aug 10, 8:05 PM | GrassRangers Ballpark

Detroit Tigers vs Texas Rangers Odds

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The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between Texas and Detroit on Friday, with the host Rangers trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

The match puts starter Max Scherzer for the Tigers on the hill facing Scott Feldman for the Rangers. Scherzer brings a 10-6 mark to the game, while Feldman is 5-6 to date on the season.

View Detroit vs Texas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Rangers in this one will find them as -140 favorites on the MLB money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 10.5 at its open earlier today.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Rangers at No. 3 in the American League and the Tigers at No. 2 in the American League heading into this contest.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Tigers rank No. 4 in the American League at 9.3 hits per game. That compares with Texas’s No. 1 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Detroit owns the American League's No. 9-rated road mark, allowing 4.4 runs per game on the highway. Texas, on the other hand, rates No. 1 in scoring at home.

The Tigers were a 4-3 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Yankees. That made winners of bettors who got New York at +106 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Tigers endured a 4-3 loss at the hands of the Yankees on Thursday, with Doug Fister throwing 6 1/3 innings of 8-hit ball at Comerica Park.

Last time out for Texas, they were a 10-9 winner as they battled the Red Sox on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at -113 were rewarded, while the 19 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Texas looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Red Sox, a 10-9 final on Wednesday in support of Matt Harrison at Fenway Park.

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Texas are 6-4
After playing NY Yankees are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Detroit are 6-4
After playing Boston are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

A few Tigers at Rangers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing on the road against Texas
Detroit is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Detroit's last 10 games when playing Texas
Texas is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas' last 5 games when playing at home against Detroit
Texas is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Texas' last 16 games at home

Next up:
Detroit at Texas, Saturday, August 11