Detroit Tigers vs Texas Rangers MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Detroit Tigers vs Texas Rangers Prediction 6/4/2024

The Detroit Tigers (30-30) travel to face off against the Texas Rangers (29-31) on Tuesday, June 4th. This game will be played at Globe Life Field in Arlington and televised on BSSW. The Tigers are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Rangers are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Tigers. First pitch is set for 7:05 CT.

Tigers vs Rangers

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Detroit rallied for one run in the 8th inning in the most recent game of this Tigers vs. Rangers series. The Tigers scored one run in the 1st inning but didn’t score another run until putting up the game-winning run in the top of the 8th, picking up a 2-1 win. Heading into the game, the Tigers were at -109 on the money line.

Tarik Skubal started for the Tigers, going six innings and giving up just one run. He finished the game with six strikeouts but issued two walks. Beau Brieske got the win out of the bullpen, and Jose Leclerc took the loss for the Rangers.

Jake Rogers was the Tigers’ offensive standout, as he homered twice and went 2/3 at the plate. Rogers scored both of Detroit’s runs. Marcus Semien hit a home run for the Rangers, going 2/3.

Detroit is at an even 30-30 overall as they are 4th in the AL Central, trailing the Guardians by 9.5 games. The Tigers have won two straight games, and they are 7-3 over their last 10 games. This season, they have gone 10-9 in AL Central games.

At home, the Tigers are 14-15 this season, and they have gone 16-15 on the road. Detroit has won three straight games as the favorite, and they are 15-12 overall as the favorite this season. As the underdog, the Tigers are 15-18 this year, and they are 5-2 as the road favorite.

The Tigers have been a solid bet on the run line this season, going 26-34 overall. They have been especially good on the run line on the road, going 17-14. They have been a better bet on the run line as an underdog, going 20-13. They have an average run differential of 0.0 this season, with a scoring margin of 0.6 on the road and -0.5 at home. Their average run differential in winning games is 3.5, while it is -3.4 in losses.

The Detroit Tigers are on the road against the Texas Rangers today, and the over/under line for the game is set at 7.5 runs. The combined run average for Tigers games this season is 8.5 runs per game, and their over/under record is 33-25. When the over/under line is set at 7.5 runs, their record is 11-7. Overall, 56.7% of their games have had higher over/under lines than 7.5 runs.

Jack Flaherty Gets The Start For The Tigers

Right-hander Jack Flaherty is starting for the Tigers today as he faces the Rangers on the road. So far this season, he has made 11 starts and has a record of 2-4. Flaherty’s ERA is 3.46, and he is coming off a start in which he didn’t allow a run. In that outing vs. the Red Sox, he went 6 2/3 innings, picking up the win. Flaherty has turned in nine quality starts this year and has a total of 90 strikeouts. His ERA on the road is 2.95, compared to 4.32 at home.

Tigers Offense Breakdown

Over the past seven games, Matt Vierling has been on fire for the Tigers, going 14/32 with four homers and nine RBIs. This has helped him move into the team lead in home runs. Vierling’s hot streak has also helped him move into the team’s top spot in RBIs, as he is now 4th in the league in runs batted in. Vierling is also on a seven-game hitting streak.

As a team, the Tigers are averaging 4.3 runs per game and have been a bit better on the road this season. Overall, they are 15th in home runs and have the 15th ranked batting average in the league. Detroit’s team OPS of .682 is 19th in the league.

Texas is 29-31 overall and 4.5 games behind the Mariners in the AL West. The Rangers are 9-11 against other AL West teams this year. They are looking to bounce back today, as they lost the series opener vs. the Tigers. Currently, they have won two straight series.

At home, the Rangers are 14-14 this season compared to 15-17 on the road. So far, they have been the favorite in 34 games, going 18-16 in those matchups. As the underdog, the Rangers are 11-15 this year. Their overall series record is 9-9-1, and they are 5-5 in their last 10 games overall.

When betting the run line, the Rangers have been a better bet at home than on the road, as they are 12-16 at home and 14-18 on the road. They have won three straight games on the run line at home and have covered the run line in three straight games as the underdog. Overall, they are 26-34 on the run line this season.

The Texas Rangers are hosting the Detroit Tigers today, and the over/under line is set at 7.5 runs. The combined run average for Rangers games this season is 8.7 runs per game, and their over/under record is 22-36. When the over/under line is set at 7.5 runs, their record is 2-2. The Rangers have played 55 games with over/under lines set higher than 7.5 runs, which accounts for 91.7% of their games this season. They have played just one game with a lower over/under line than 7.5 runs, and their current under streak is at three games.

Dane Dunning Gets The Start For The Rangers

Dane Dunning gets the start for the Rangers today vs. the Tigers and is coming off a strong outing. In his most recent start, he picked up the win vs. the Diamondbacks, going five innings and not giving up a run. Looking at his overall numbers, Dunning has made nine starts and has a record of 4-3. His ERA for the season is 3.94, along with a WHIP of 1.20. Opposing batters are hitting .195 off Dunning this season. The right-hander has made two quality starts this year and is averaging 10.45 strikeouts per nine innings.

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 gone deep 13 times this season. Seager is also batting .272 for the season, while Garcia is hitting just .231. Seager has been hot of late, going 12/32 with four homers in his last eight games, while Garcia is just 4/30 in his last eight games. Marcus Semien is also on a four-game hitting streak and is batting .263 for the season with 10 homers.

As a team, the Rangers are 10th in scoring at 4.4 runs per game. They have been a better offensive team on the road this season, averaging 4.9 runs per contest. Overall, they are 9th in home runs and have the 11th best team batting average in the league.

Tigers vs Rangers Prediction

Our pick for this Tigers vs. Rangers matchup is to take the Rangers on the money line at +100. We have the Rangers winning this one by a score of 5-4. With the Rangers coming in at +100 on the money line, this is a great payout for a team that we have winning the game.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we do have Jack Flaherty finishing with more strikeouts than Dane Dunning, but overall, we have Dunning finishing with a solid five strikeouts. If you’re looking for a parlay, you could look to pair the Rangers on the money line with the over, as the line is sitting at 7.5 runs.

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