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Rangers vs Tigers Predictions & Best Bets | Picking Against the Spread

Last Updated: Aug 26, 2022

The Rangers (57-67) will go up against the Tigers (48-77) in Arlington on Friday, August 26 at Globe Life Field. Each of the rivals will of course be searching for a win as they work their way through the final third of the regular season. Don’t miss the first pitch at 7:05 p.m. CT!

This season, the teams have battled in four matchups and the Rangers have earned a win against their opponents. In their most recent meeting on June 19, 2022, the score was 7-3 in favor of the Tigers. The Rangers had 16 runs to the Tigers six runs. We’ll see what happens when it all goes down at Globe Life Field.

Rangers vs Tigers Prediction

The oddmakers believe that the Rangers have better chances of winning this one. Per FanDuel, they are at -168 odds for victory, while Detroit are +142. Total runs for this contest is predicted to be 8.

In their last game on Wednesday, the Rangers were beaten by the Rockies by a final score of 4-16. So far this season, the team is currently batting .243 thanks in large part to their top hitter, David Lowe, who has a batting average of .295. Defensively, they carry an ERA of 3.99 and a .983 fielding percentage.

In their most recent showdown on Wednesday, the Tigers defeated the Giants by a score of 6-1. So far this season, the team is currently batting .250, thanks in large part to their top hitter, Harold Castro, who has a batting average of .277. Defensively, they have an ERA of 3.93 and a .984 fielding percentage. Be sure to take a look at our odds analysis and make your choices based on the teams’ recent performances!

The latest squad news is that the Rangers are missing Elijah White (Wrist), Spencer Howard (Shoulder), Mitchell Garver (Forearm), Jonathan Gray (Side) and Joseph Barlow (Finger). And the Tigers are without Casey Mize (Elbow), Ednel Báez (Back), Jacob Rogers (Elbow), Jonathan Schoop (Ankle), Rony García (Bicep), Tarik Skubal (Arm), Spencer Turnbull (Elbow), Austin Meadows (Achilles ), Beau Brieske (Forearm), Michael Pineda (Triceps) and Kyle Funkhouser (Shoulder).

Moneyline Pick: Rangers (-168) at FanDuel

The team is considered the favorite looking at the betting market. In their last encounter against these opponents, the Tigers won 7-3.

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Rangers vs Tigers Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: Texas (-168), Detroit (+142) at FanDuel
  • Run Line: Texas -1.5 (+116), Detroit 1.5 (-140) at FanDuel
  • Over/Under: Under 8 Runs (-112), Over 8 Runs (-108) at FanDuel

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Rangers vs Tigers Betting Trends

  • Win % as favorite: Rangers 0.27%, Tigers 0.12%
  • Win % as underdog: Rangers 0.47%, Tigers 0.51%
  • Win-loss record last 10 games: Texas 6-4, Detroit 5-5

Runline Pick: Rangers -1.5 Runs (+116) at FanDuel

Wager: 1 unit

For our spread pick to win, the Rangers will need to win by the amount of the spread or more in order to cover.

Over/Under Pick: Under 8 Total Runs (-112) at FanDuel

Wager: 0.5 units

The Rangers have averaged 5.1 runs per game over their last 10 matches. By comparison, the Tigers have recorded 5.1 runs during the same timeframe.

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