Free MLB Pick: Tigers vs Rangers Odds
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(61-53) Detroit Tigers vs. Texas Rangers (68-48)
Date: Saturday August 13, 2016
Time: 8:05 PM ET
Venue: Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas
Projected Pitchers: Matt Boyd vs Cole Hamels
MLB Moneyline Odds: Rangers -195
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Off
MLB Betting Total: 9.5
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This AL matchup includes a possible playoff matchup going into the postseason.
The Detroit Tigers are fighting for a spot in the playoffs; they currently stand 4 games behind the Indians.
The Texas Rangers have been playing very well here in the second half of the season. They look to lock up the division where they are 6.5 games ahead.
The Detroit Tigers lineup has been promising for most of this season. The Tigers are led by Miguel Cabrera on the season.
Miggy is hitting .308 on the season with 26 home runs and has driven in 76 runs on the year. Victor Martinez is hitting .305 on the season with 36 home runs and has 66 RBIs.
Ian Kinsler is having another solid year hitting .293 on the season with 21 home runs and has 62 RBIs. The Tigers will have their hands full with Cole Hamels on Saturday.
The Tigers have Matt Boyd on the mound Saturday and he has been struggling lately. Boyd is currently 3-2 on the season with a 4.69 E.R.A. and 50 strikeouts.
He last received a win in his last start against the New York Mets. He pitched well in 5 innings where he gave up 3 earned run on 6 hits.
Sanchez struck out 5 and walked 3 in the win. He looks to continue his success against the Rangers Saturday.
The Texas Rangers lineup has been very strong for most of this season. They are led by Elvis Andrus. Andrus is hitting .295 with 30 extra base hits to go along with 50 RBIs.
Ian Desmond is hitting .291 on the season with 25 doubles and has driven in 70 runs this season. Rougned Odor is currently .281 on the season with 22 dingers and 60 runs batted in on the season.
The Rangers look to stay hot here heading into the middle of August.
The Rangers have their ace Cole Hamels on the mound Saturday. He is currently 12-3 on the season with a 2.89 E.R.A. and 144 strikeouts.
Hamels got the no decision in his last start against the Colorado Rockies. He pitched in 6 innings where he gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits.
Hamels also struck out 6 batters and walked 1 in the no decision. He looks to continue his winning ways on Saturday.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Under is 10-3-1 in DET last 14 road games.
- Under is 19-9-1 in DET last 29 overall.
- DET are 0-8 in Sanchezs last 8 road starts.
- Under is 9-1-2 in TEX last 12 overall.
- Under is 9-1-2 in TEX last 12 on grass.
- TEX are 62-30 in their last 92 home games.
Free Detroit Tigers vs. Texas Rangers MLB Prediction:
This matchup will be won by pitching on each side. I’m taking the Rangers on the Saturday night start.
I think Hamels will be able to keep this Tigers lineup in check for the game and pick up a big win. I think Boyd would come out and struggle here and the Rangers will get it together at the plate and pick up the win.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: Rangers -1.5
Rangers and Hamels take this one in a low scoring game.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Detroit 1 Texas 5
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