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Tigers vs Rangers Baseball Game Preview

Detroit TigersTexas Rangers
June 8, 8:05 PM | GrassRangers Ballpark

Detroit Tigers vs Texas Rangers Odds

33-27TEAM RECORD34-28

The Rangers get a visit from the Detroit Tigers in baseball action on Wednesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Alexi Ogando gets the call for the Texas Rangers and he will try to build on a 6-0 mark. In the other dugout, Phil Coke brings a 1-4 ledger to the game for the Tigers as he tries to quiet the Rangers bats.

View Detroit vs Texas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Tigers listed as underdogs of +-190 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 9, depending on the book.

Power Rankings:
The Rangers sit at No. 1 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Tigers sit at an American League No. 10 on the same chart.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Tigers rank No. 6 in the American League at 8.8 hits per game. That compares with Texas’s No. 4 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Texas has the American League's No. 6-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Tigers own the American League's No. 9 mark in runs allowed.

In their last action, Detroit was an 8-1 winner on the road against the Rangers. Bettors on Detroit at +113 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Detroit got the job done in their last match in an 8-1 victory over Texas on Tuesday at Rangers Ballpark behind starter Rick Porcello.

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Seattle are 4-6
After playing Texas are 7-3
After a win are 8-2

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Minnesota are 5-5
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

A few Tigers at Rangers trends to consider:
Detroit is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit's last 7 games when playing on the road against Texas
Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Texas
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas' last 7 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas' last 5 games at home
Texas is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Texas' last 12 games

Next up:
Detroit home to Seattle, Thursday, June 9
Texas at Minnesota, Thursday, June 9