Tigers vs. Rangers Prediction

Detroit Tigers vs. Texas Rangers, 5/7/2018 Prediction & Odds

Which struggling team will find a victory on Monday night when the Detroit Tigers hit the road to face the Texas Rangers tonight at 8:05PM ET?

Game Snapshot & Odds

959 Detroit Tigers at 960 Texas Rangers

Monday, May 7, 2018

8:05PM ET – Globe Life Park

TV: ESPN+

Compare odds and from multiple different online sportsbooks and shop for the best lines at our new Baseball Odds & Betting Page.

Public Betting Trends

According to oddsmakers, the Tigers are favored on the road in this game, as they are getting odds of -125 to win. The Rangers are listed with a money line of +105 to prevail, while the over/under total has been set at 9.5 runs. The public betting currently has 63% going on Texas at home today. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our MLB Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.

Tigers struggle on the road

The Tigers suffered a 4-2 loss at Kansas City on Sunday to lose three games in a four-game series. They are now just 14-19 overall and 6-11 on the road. The Tigers are putting up 4.30 runs per game this season while allowing 4.58 per contest.

Michael Fulmer is getting the starts for the Tigers on Monday night. He has started six games this year and has a 1-2 record with a 2.80 ERA and a 1.27 WHIP. Over 35.1 innings of work, Fulmer has amassed 27 strikeouts with nine walks.

Rangers in a funk as well

The Rangers lost their third straight to the Red Sox on Sunday for their sixth loss in eight games. Texas is now 13-23 overall and 6-13 at home. Texas is averaging 4.09 runs per game this season while allowing 5.40 per game.

Matt Moore takes the mound for the Rangers on Sunday. He is just 1-4 in 2018 through six starts and seven total appearances. His last start saw him give up 10 earned runs un four innings to the Indians. That ballooned his ERA to 7.67 and his WHIP to 1.91. Over 29.1 innings this year, Moore has 18 strikeouts with 13 walks.

MLB Betting Trends

Detroit

The Tigers have lost four straight meetings with the Rangers and six of their last eight games in Arlington. Detroit is just 1-6 in Fulmer’s last seven road starts.

Texas

The Rangers have lost 22 of their last 29 home games and 15 of their last 21 Monday games. They also have dropped 13 of their last 16 series openers.

Prediction:

The Rangers have a questionable starter on the mound today, but I still think the Rangers are a better play. Fulmer may be Detroit’s ace, but the Tigers aren’t winning with him on the mound as is. Detroit is a mess on the road, as evident by losing three to the Royals. I will take my chance on the Rangers at home.

 

The Pick: Texas Rangers +105

Loading...

MLB Headlines

MLB Predictions & Picks

Thumbnail Rays vs. Dodgers Game 6 Prediction Game 6 between the Rays and Dodgers will take place on Tuesday night at 8:08 p.m. ET from Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas as L.A. attempts to win its first...
Thumbnail Dodgers vs. Rays Game 3 Prediction With the series evened at one game apiece, the Dodgers and Rays will meet in Game 3 of the 2020 World Series on Friday night at 8:08 p.m. ET. With the Dodgers once...
Thumbnail Rays vs. Dodgers Game 2 Prediction The Dodgers took Game 1 of the 2020 World Series 8-3 and cashed as a large favorite over the underdog Rays. The over also hit easily as L.A.’s bats came alive in the...
Thumbnail Rays vs. Dodgers Game 1 Prediction Game 1 of the 2020 World Series takes place tonight at Globe Life Field in Arlington, TX as the Dodgers take on the Rays at 8:09 p.m. ET. With Tyler Glasnow set to...
Thumbnail Astros vs. Rays Game 6 Prediction The Astros have rallied back in the ALCS to win a pair of games but they still trail the Rays three games to two and still face elimination on Friday evening when...