Matchup: Texas Rangers at Detroit Tigers
Pitchers: Detroit Rick Porcello (R) vs Texas Nick Martinez (R)
Latest Odds: Tigers -169 Total 9
The Texas Rangers and the Detroit Tigers will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Comerica Park.
Nick Martinez will be the starting pitcher for the Rangers on this day. Right hander Martinez is 0-1 this season with a 2.28 ERA. This will be the rookies Martines's second start since joining the rotation due to injuries to the staff. In his first start he allowed one earned run over five innings against Toronto.
Starting this game for the Tigers will be Rick Porcello. The right hander has a 2.90 ERA to go along with a 7-1 record this season. Porcello will be shooting for his seventh win in a row, however he is only 3-3 with a 6.59 ear in six career starts in Texas.
Oddsmakers currently have the Tigers listed as 169-moneyline favorites versus the Rangers, while the game's total is sitting at 9.
In their last action, Texas was a 7-2 loser on the road against the Tigers. Bettors on Detroit at -178 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Team record: 23-25
Texas is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas's last 7 games
Texas is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas's last 6 games on the road
Team record: 28-16
Detroit is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games
Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games
Detroit is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Free MLB Pick: Texas Rangers