Rangers vs. Tigers Prediction
Will the Detroit Tigers continue with their struggles when they play host to the Texas Rangers this evening at 7:10PM ET?
967 Texas Rangers vs. 968 Detroit Tigers
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
7:10PM ET – Comerica Park
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Public Betting Trends
According to oddsmakers, the Rangers are favored on the road, as they are getting odds of -140 to win. The Tigers are listed with a money line of +120 to win, while the over/under total has been set at 9.5 runs. The public betting for the contest currently has 52 percent going on the Tigers as the home underdog. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our MLB Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.
Rangers hit the road
Texas is coming off a seven-game homestand where it went 4-3 against the Indians and White Sox. Now it is set to face another AL Central foe in Detroit. Texas is 42-36 on the season, 14-21 on the road and 39-38 with the under. The Rangers have Jesse Chavez taking the mound today. He is 2-2 on the season with a 3.18 ERA.
The Rangers have one of the top offenses in the league, as they are putting up 5.58 runs per game while hitting .257 as a team. On the mound, Texas has a 4.87 team ERA with a 1.45 team WHIP. Hunter Pence is leading the team with 15 home runs and 58 RBI, but he is injured right now. Nomar Mazara is adding 16 doubles with 12 home runs and 45 RBI.
Tigers are a mess
Detroit has lost four straight and eight of its last nine after being swept in Cleveland this weekend. The Tigers are 26-47 on the season, 11-24 at home and 36-31 with the under. Detroit has Jordan Zimmerman taking the mound today. He is 0-4 on the season with a 6.03 ERA.
The Tigers are one of the league’s worst-hitting teams, as they are putting up just 3.51 runs per game while hitting .230 as a team. On the mound, the Tigers aren’t much better. They have a 4.94 team ERA with a 1.42 team WHIP. Nicholas Castellanos is leading the team with 25 doubles, six home runs and 25 RBI while Miguel Cabrera has 11 doubles, four home runs and 30 RBI.
MLB Betting Trends
The Rangers are 7-18 in their last 25 Tuesday games and 1-6 in their last seven games following a day off.
The Tigers are 6-21 in their last 27 home games against a right-handed starter and 15-36 in their last 51 home games.
The Rangers are averaging about two runs more per game than Detroit and that is going to be tough for the Tigers to overcome. They will need good pitching to do it and Zimmerman hasn’t looked good since the start of the season. He has given up 23 runs over his last 21 innings on the mound. Chavez doesn’t have a lot of starts, but he has been pretty solid on the mound and he won’t have to work too hard to get past this Detroit lineup.
MLB Prediction: Texas Rangers -140