Detroit Tigers vs Texas Rangers MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Detroit Tigers vs Texas Rangers Prediction 6/3/2024

The Detroit Tigers (29-30) travel to face off against the Texas Rangers (29-30) on Monday, June 3rd. This game will be played at Globe Life Field in Arlington and televised on BSDET. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. First pitch is set for 7:05 CT.

Tigers vs Rangers

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Heading into their last game vs. the Red Sox, the Tigers closed out the series with an 8-4 win. Leading up to the game, they were the +135 underdog on the money line. It was a four-run 10th inning that really turned things in their favor, and the Red Sox could only score one run in the bottom of the 10th to pick up the win.

Casey Mize put together a good start for the Tigers, going four innings and giving up just two runs on five hits. He only had four strikeouts in the outing and issued the same number of walks. Detroit’s offense was carried by Wenceel Perez, who went 3/5 with a double, two RBIs, and a run scored. The Tigers also had three other players with two hits.

Detroit is 29-30 overall, putting them 4th in the AL Central, 10.0 games behind the Guardians for the division lead. The Tigers are 10-9 against other AL Central teams. They are starting their series vs. the Rangers on the road, and the Tigers are 15-15 on the road compared to 14-15 at home.

As the road favorite, the Tigers have gone 4-2 this year, and they are 14-12 overall as the favorite. Detroit will be looking to pick up a win today, as they split their series with the Red Sox. The Tigers are 6-4 over their last 10 games.

When the Tigers win, they do so by an average of 3.6 runs per game. When they lose, they lose by an average of 3.4 runs per game. Their run line record is 26-33, and they are 17-13 against the run line on the road. As the underdog, they are 20-13 against the run line, but as the favorite, they are just 6-20.

When the Detroit Tigers are on the road this season, their games have averaged 8.6 runs per game. The over/under record for their games is 33-24, and when the line is set at 7.5 runs, their record is 11-7. The over has hit in three straight games for the Tigers, and 57.6% of their games this season have had higher over/under lines than today’s 7.5-run total.

Tarik Skubal Gets The Start For The Tigers

Tarik Skubal has been pitching well for the Tigers this season, as he comes into the game with a record of 7-1 and an ERA of 2.02. Skubal’s WHIP for the season is an impressive .82, and he has made eight quality starts this year. In his last outing, Skubal was dominant, going seven innings and not giving up a run. He finished with eight strikeouts in that outing. Skubal has been especially tough at home, coming in with a record of 4-0 and an ERA of 2.11. On the road, he is 3-1 with a 2.04 ERA.

Tigers Offense Breakdown

Heading into today’s game, the Tigers are averaging 4.3 runs per game, which is 15th in the league. This is a bit misleading, though, as they have been a better offensive team on the road (4.6 RPG) than at home (4.0 RPG). Detroit’s team batting average of .236 is 11th in the league, and they are also 11th in on-base percentage. Riley Greene and Kerry Carpenter have been the Tigers’ top power threats, with Greene’s 10 homers leading the team and Carpenter’s 29 RBIs being the best mark on the team.

Currently, the Tigers have a few players on some impressive hitting streaks, with Mark Canha, Carson Kelly, and Matt Vierling all on seven-game streaks. Gio Urshela has also gone deep twice in his last five games while hitting .294 over that stretch.

Heading into their last game vs. the Marlins, the Rangers closed out the series with a 6-0 win. Leading up to the game, they were the slight favorite at -126 on the money line. It was a three-run 1st inning that really got the Rangers going, and they added another three runs in the 6th to close things out. Texas’s offense was carried by Adolis Garcia, who went 2/5 with a homer and two RBIs.

Andrew Heaney put together a good start for the Rangers, going six innings and not giving up a run. He also issued just two walks and struck out seven Marlins batters. Overall, Texas’s pitching staff only allowed four hits and issued three walks.

Texas will host the Tigers today with an overall record of 29-30, which has them four games behind the Mariners for the AL West lead. The Rangers have won two straight games, and they closed out their series vs. the Marlins with a win. This year, they are 9-11 in AL West games and have an even 14-13 record at home.

As the underdog, the Rangers have won two straight games, and they are 11-14 as the underdog overall. At home, they are 2-3 as the underdog. Texas’ overall series record is 9-9-1, and they have won two straight series.

When it comes to the run line, the Rangers have been a better bet at home (11-16) than on the road (14-18). They have covered the run line in two straight games at home and as an underdog. The Rangers have been a better bet on the run line as an underdog (13-12) than as a favorite (12-22).

The Texas Rangers are at home today against the Detroit Tigers, and the over/under line for the game is set at 7.5 runs. The combined run average for Rangers games this season is 8.8 runs per game, and their over/under record is 22-35. When the over/under line has been set at 7.5 runs, their record is 2-2. So far this season, 93.2% of their games have had over/under lines set higher than 7.5 runs. The under has hit in their last two games.

Nathan Eovaldi Gets The Start For The Rangers

Nathan Eovaldi is starting for the Rangers today and comes into the game with a record of 2-2 and an ERA of 2.84. So far, he has made three quality starts and is averaging 9.34 strikeouts per nine innings. Eovaldi’s most recent outing came on May 28th, where he finished with a no-decision, going three innings and giving up two earned runs on five hits. Before that, he had not allowed an earned run in two straight starts. The right-hander’s ERA at home is 2.42 compared to 4.19 on the road.

Rangers Offense Breakdown

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Adolis Garcia and Corey Seager are tied for the team lead in home runs, with both players having 13 homers this season. Garcia’s 40 RBIs are 8th in the league, and Seager is 3rd on the team with 29 RBIs. Seager has been hot of late, going 13/34 in his last nine games, with six homers and 11 RBIs. Marcus Semien is also on a good stretch, as he has a three-game hitting streak and is batting .258 for the season.

As a team, the Rangers are averaging 4.5 runs per game, which is 10th in the league. They have been a better offensive team on the road this season, averaging 4.9 runs per game. Overall, the Rangers are 11th in home runs and have the league’s 9th best team batting average.

Tigers vs Rangers Prediction

We are predicting that the Rangers will pick up a 5-4 win over the Tigers, and with the Rangers sitting at -103 on the money line, they are our recommended pick for this game.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Nathan Eovaldi finishing with six strikeouts compared to Tarik Skubal at seven. Eovaldi also has a better chance of picking up the win, as he is third in our rankings compared to Skubal at fifth.

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