Texas Rangers vs Detroit Tigers MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Texas Rangers vs Detroit Tigers Prediction 4/17/2024

The Texas Rangers (9-9) travel to face off against the Detroit Tigers (10-7) on Wednesday, April 17th. This game will be played at Comerica Park in Detroit 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 Rangers. First pitch is set for 1:10 ET.

Rangers vs Tigers

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Detroit rallied for two runs in the 8th inning in the most recent game of this Tigers vs. Rangers series. The Tigers scored one run in the 3rd inning but didn’t score another run until putting up two in the 8th, picking up a 4-2 win. Heading into the game, the Tigers were at +103 on the money line.

Casey Mize started for the Tigers and picked up the win, going six innings and giving up two earned runs. He finished the game with six strikeouts but didn’t issue a walk. Andrew Chafin got the win out of the bullpen, and Jason Foley got the save.

Jon Gray had a good outing for the Rangers in the loss, going six innings and giving up one earned run. He finished the game with seven strikeouts but issued three walks. Jose Urena got the loss.

The Rangers are currently in 1st place in the AL West heading into today’s game vs. the Tigers. Texas holds a half-game lead over the Angels and comes into today’s game with a .500 record of 9-9. The Rangers are just 4-6 against other teams in the AL West so far.

So far, Texas has been good as the underdog, putting together a record of 6-3. They are just below .500 both at home (5-5) and on the road (4-4). Texas is also looking to get above .500 in their series record, as they are currently 2-2-1.

When betting the Rangers run line, it’s best to take them as the underdog, as they are 6-3 in that spot. They are 2-7 as the favorite. Their overall run line record is 8-10, but they are 4-6 at home and 4-4 on the road. Their average run margin in winning games is 4.6, while it’s -3.1 in losses. Their overall average run margin is 0.7, and it’s 1.4 at home and -0.1 on the road.

Despite the high combined run average of 9.2 runs per game, the Texas Rangers have had a string of low-scoring games, with the under hitting in their last two contests. The over/under line for today’s game against the Detroit Tigers is set at 7 runs, which is significantly lower than their average over/under line of 9 runs per game this season. So far, the Rangers have an over/under record of 8-10 on the season.

Dane Dunning Gets The Start For The Rangers

Dane Dunning and the Rangers are on the road to take on the Tigers today. Dunning has picked up a win in each of his first two starts of the season, and he has 17 strikeouts in 17 innings of work. However, he has given up a pair of home runs in each of his first two outings.

Rangers Offense Breakdown

For the Rangers, we have Corey Seager as our top projected hitter in terms of total hits, with his projection ranking 14th in the league today. Seager also has the 5th best odds to hit a home run in today’s games. Marcus Semien is also expected to have a solid game at the plate, as his total hits projection is 14th in the league. Adolis García is our top projected home run hitter for the Rangers and his odds to hit a home run are the 2nd best in today’s games.

Detroit is currently in 3rd place in the AL Central, trailing the Royals by one game and the Guardians by two games. So far, they have a record of 10-7. Detroit is coming off a series split with the Rangers and, before that, won their series with the Twins.

At home, the Tigers are 4-5 this season and have been good on the road at 6-2. Detroit is coming into today’s game having been the favorite in nine of their games, going 6-3 in those contests. As the underdog, which they have been eight times, they are 4-4 so far.

When the Tigers win, they do so by an average of 2.3 runs per game, but when they lose, they lose by an average of 3.4 runs per game. Their overall run line record is 6-11, and they are 2-7 against the run line at home. As the favorite, they are just 1-8 against the run line, but as the underdog, they are 5-3.

So far this season, the Tigers have played 16 games with an average combined run total of 7.1 runs per game. They’ve had an over/under record of 6-10, and their games have had an average over/under line of 8 runs. When the over/under line has been set at 7 runs, the over has hit in both games. The Tigers have played 15 games with over/under lines set higher than 7 runs, and the over has hit in 8 of those games. Their current under streak is at 4 games.

Tarik Skubal Gets The Start For The Tigers

Tarik Skubal has been solid in his first two starts of the season, as he picked up a win in his last outing against the Twins, going 5 innings and striking out 5. He also went 6 innings in his first start, but he did give up 4 runs.

Tigers Offense Breakdown

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If you’re looking for some Tigers players to have a big game at the plate, our projections have Kerry Carpenter as the top hitter for the Tigers today. His total hits projection is 15th best in the league today. Spencer Torkelson has the best odds on the team to hit a home run, with his home run projection ranking 9th in the league today. Gio Urshela has the 2nd best total hits projection on the team and his home run projection is 21st in the league today.


Rangers vs Tigers Prediction


Our prediction for this Rangers vs. Tigers matchup is to take the Rangers on the money line, with the payout being +126. We have the Rangers winning this one by a final score of 5-4.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Dane Dunning going 5 innings and finishing with five strikeouts. As for Tarik Skubal, we have him also finishing with five strikeouts and going six innings.

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