The Texas Rangers look to win their second consecutive game when they battle the Detroit Tigers in the second of a four-game series on Tuesday. Texas outlasted Detroit 1-0 on Monday night in Detroit. The Rangers (9-8), who are atop the American League West Division standings, have won three of their last four meetings with the Tigers (9-7). After a nice start to the season, Detroit has struggled over the past two weeks, losing seven of the last 11 games.

The game is slated to begin at 1:10 p.m. ET from Comerica Park. The Rangers are the fourth-best hitting team in MLB with a .265 team batting average, while the Tigers are 26th at .215. Texas is the -125 favorite (risk $125 to win $100) on the money line in the latest Rangers vs. Tigers odds from SportsLine consensus, while the over/under for total runs scored is 8. Before making any Tigers vs. Rangers picks, be sure to see the MLB predictions and betting advice from SportsLine's proven computer model.

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Now, the model has set its sights on Rangers vs. Tigers and just locked in its picks and MLB predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model's picks. Here are several MLB odds and betting lines for Tigers vs Rangers:

  • Rangers vs. Tigers money line: Texas -125, Detroit +106
  • Rangers vs. Tigers over/under: 8 runs
  • Rangers vs. Tigers run line: Rangers -1.5 (+134)
  • TEX: The Rangers have covered the run line in 93 of their last 165 games (+23.70 units)
  • DET: The Tigers have hit the money line in 41 of their last 77 games (+9.80 units)
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Why you should back the Rangers

Texas is expected to send right-hander Jon Gray (0-1, 4.38 ERA) to the mound and he'll be supported by a strong lineup. Right fielder Adolis Garcia is off to a monster start to his season. After hitting .245 with 29 doubles, 39 homers and 107 RBI in 2023, he is once again crushing the ball. In 16 games, Garcia is hitting .308 with three doubles, four homers and 15 RBI. He has always feasted on Tigers pitching, and has a career .325 average against them with four doubles, one triple, six homers and 13 RBI.

Second baseman Marcus Semien has a four-game hitting streak and has hits in six of the past seven games. In Sunday's 8-5 loss at Houston, he was 2-for-5 with a double, homer and four RBI. He has four multi-hit games over the past 10 games, including back-to-back 2-for-4 performances with doubles against Oakland on April 9 and 10. In 40 career games against Detroit, he is hitting .246 with nine doubles, three triples, five homers and 17 RBI. See which team to pick here

Why you should back the Tigers

Right-hander Casey Mize (0-0, 4.82 ERA) will start for Detroit. He pitched well in his last outing at Pittsburgh last week. Despite receiving a no-decision, Mize went five innings, allowing two earned runs on five hits with a walk and two strikeouts in a 5-3 Tigers win. Mize, who was highly rated coming into the league, has battled injuries throughout his career. In 41 career starts since 2020, he is 7-13 with a 4.32 ERA. He has two career starts against Texas, going 0-0 with a 2.25 ERA in eight innings of work. He has allowed five hits, two earned runs and no walks with four strikeouts.

Third baseman Gio Urshela is among Detroit's top hitters this season. In 14 games, he is batting .304 with five RBI and three runs scored. He has four multiple-hit games on the season, including a 3-fo-5 effort with two RBI in a 6-3 win over the New York Mets on April 4. He has hit well throughout his career against the Rangers, batting .313 with three doubles, one triple, one homer and five RBI in 21 games. See which team to pick here.

How to make Tigers vs. Rangers picks

SportsLine's model is leaning Over on the total, projecting 10.3 combined runs. It also says one side of the money line has all the value. You can only get the model's MLB picks at SportsLine.

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