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Texas Rangers at Detroit Tigers 7/22/21 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Detroit Tigers vs Texas Rangers Odds & Info

Game Detroit Tigers vs Texas Rangers
Date & Time Thursday July 22, 2021, 1:10 PM (EDT)
Comerica Park
Latest odds
DET -130 Total 9.5
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The Thursday MLB schedule will get underway with a matinee between the Texas Rangers and the Detroit Tigers from Comerica Park. The Rangers (35-61) are looking to snap an eight-game losing streak and are sitting in last place in the AL West Division. Last night, Texas managed just five hits and went 1-for-7 with runners in scoring position during a 4-2 road loss versus Detroit.

Hard-throwing righty Mike Foltynewicz (2-9 5.91 ERA) has suffered through a tough first season in Texas. Last time out, Foltynewicz was tagged for ten runs and recorded just five outs during a 10-0 road loss against Toronto.

The Detroit Tigers are riding a six-game winning streak and have limited Texas to three runs over the first three games of this series. On Wednesday, Detroit SP Matt Manning (2-3) allowed two runs in six innings to earn the win. Robbie Grossman, Akil Baddoo, and Zack Short all went deep for the Tigers, who improved to 46-51 on the season. 

Twenty-seven year old left-hander Tyler Alexander (1-1 4.40 ERA) will make his fourth start of the season for the Tigers. In his last start, Alexander gave up two runs in three plus innings during a 5-4 home victory versus Minnesota.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Rangers are 12-30 in their last 42 games following a loss.
  • Tigers are 8-0 in their last 8 home games.
  • Over is 8-3 in Rangers last 11 games vs. a left-handed starter.
  • Over is 18-7-1 in Tigers last 26 games vs. a right-handed starter.
  • Rangers are 0-4 in the last 4 meetings.

Free MLB Pick:

Detroit Tigers -130

Detroit SS Niko Goodrum is currently on the 10-day injured list with left calf tightness. Through 96 games, Texas ranks 29th in OPS and 27th in runs scored. For the season, Detroit ranks 18th in OPS and 17th in runs scored. Take the Tigers to win at home. Final Score Prediction, Detroit Tigers 6-4.

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