Rangers Vs Tigers: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – June 16, 2022

Written By Staff on June 16, 2022

The Texas Rangers (29-33) and the Detroit Tigers (24-38) square off for the first of a four-game series on Thursday at Comerica Park, starting at 7:10 PM ET. The Rangers are coming off a 1-2 series loss to the Astros, and the Tigers head into the matchup after a 0-3 series loss to the White Sox. Texas’ (-161 to win) Martin Perez and Detroit’s (+138) Beau Brieske pitch first for their squads in this matchup.

The betting facts in this article are based off odds valid as of June 16, 2022 at 5:24 PM ET.

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Rangers vs Tigers Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Pérez (TEX) Pitcher Brieske (DET)
4 – 2 W/L 1 – 5
74.1 IP 47.2
2.18 ERA 4.34
1.103 WHIP 1.280
7.3 K/9 5.9
2.2 BB/9 2.8

Rangers Probable Starter Martin Pérez

  • Perez (4-2 with a 2.18 ERA and 60 strikeouts in 74 1/3 innings pitched) makes the start for the Rangers, his 13th of the season.
  • The left-hander’s last time out came on Saturday against the Chicago White Sox, when he tossed 5 2/3 innings, surrendering six earned runs while allowing 12 hits.
  • The 31-year-old has a 2.18 ERA and 7.3 strikeouts per nine innings across 12 games this season, while giving up a batting average of .230 to opposing hitters.
  • Pérez has nine quality starts under his belt this year.
  • He will face off against a Tigers offense that ranks 29th in MLB with 440 total hits (on a .219 batting average). The squad also slugs a collective .315 (30th in MLB) with 31 total home runs (30th in MLB).
  • Among qualifying pitchers in MLB action this season, the 31-year-old’s 2.18 ERA ranks eighth, 1.103 WHIP ranks 30th, and 7.3 K/9 ranks 45th.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of June 16, 2022 at 5:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Tigers Stats vs Pérez

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Jonathan Schoop 16 .250 4 1 5 .278 .778
Austin Meadows 12 .083 1 0 3 .154 .321
Robbie Grossman 12 .333 4 2 4 .467 1.384
Miguel Cabrera 10 .400 4 0 3 .571 1.171
Victor Reyes 9 .556 5 0 1 .556 1.334
Willi Castro 8 .250 2 0 1 .333 .583
Harold Castro 3 .333 1 0 1 .333 .666
Javier Báez 3 .333 1 0 1 .333 .666
Eric Haase 1 1.000 1 0 0 1.000 3.000

Tigers Probable Starter Beau Brieske

  • The Tigers will send Brieske (1-5) to the mound for his 10th start this season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Saturday, when he allowed seven hits in 5 2/3 scoreless innings against the Toronto Blue Jays.
  • The 24-year-old has pitched in nine games this season with an ERA of 4.34 and 5.9 strikeouts per nine innings, with an opponent batting average of .246.
  • He has earned a quality start two times in nine starts this season.
  • The Rangers have scored 267 runs this season, which ranks 19th in MLB. They are batting .234 for the campaign with 78 home runs, sixth in the league.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of June 16, 2022 at 5:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Rangers Stats vs Brieske

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS

Rangers Betting Trends

  • The Rangers have gone 7-9 in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 43.8% of those games).
  • Texas has played as a moneyline favorite of -161 or shorter in just one game this season, which they lost.
  • Based on this game’s moneyline, the Rangers’ implied win probability is 61.7%.
  • Texas has played in 62 games with set over/under, and has combined with opponents to go over the total 26 times (26-31-5).
  • The Rangers have gone 37-25-0 against the spread this season.
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Tigers Betting Trends

  • The Tigers have entered the game as underdogs 47 times this season and won 17, or 36.2%, of those games.
  • Detroit is 7-18 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +138 or more on the moneyline.
  • The bookmakers’ moneyline implies a 42% chance of a victory for the Tigers.
  • Detroit and its opponents have hit the over in 22 of their 62 games with a total this season.
  • The Tigers are 29-33-0 against the spread this season.

Rangers Players to Watch

  • Adolis Garcia has put up a slugging percentage of .458 and has 59 hits, both team-best numbers for the Rangers. He’s hitting .248 with 10 doubles, two triples, 12 home runs and 14 walks.
  • Among the qualified hitters in MLB, Garcia’s batting average ranks 89th, his on-base percentage ranks 127th, and he is 43rd in the league in slugging.
  • Garcia heads into this game on a seven-game hitting streak. During his last 10 games he is batting .341 with three home runs, five walks and six RBI.
  • Corey Seager has seven doubles, 13 home runs and 22 walks while batting .224.
  • Seager ranks 123rd in batting average, 130th in on base percentage, and 81st in slugging in MLB action.
  • Marcus Semien is batting .224 with 10 doubles, a triple, six home runs and 22 walks.
  • Nate Lowe has a .320 on-base percentage while slugging .435. Both lead his team. He has eight doubles, a triple, eight home runs and 14 walks while hitting .276.

Rangers Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Marcus Semien 246 .224 31 6 25 .287 .633
Corey Seager 241 .224 29 13 29 .289 .704
Adolis García 238 .248 35 12 41 .293 .751
Nate Lowe 214 .276 24 8 24 .320 .755
Kole Calhoun 192 .234 21 7 25 .284 .685
Jonah Heim 148 .243 20 7 22 .298 .737
Brad Miller 130 .223 15 7 25 .277 .669
Sam Huff 61 .311 4 1 4 .354 .747
Charlie Culberson 57 .228 11 0 6 .267 .513
Ezequiel Duran 43 .326 8 2 5 .341 .876

Tigers Players to Watch

  • Harold Castro has been key for Detroit with 41 hits, an OBP of .312 plus a slugging percentage of .460.
  • Jonathan Schoop is slugging .310 while driving in 18 runs and batting .190 this season.
  • Among all qualified hitters, Schoop’s batting average puts him 153rd, his on-base percentage ranks 159th, and he is 150th in slugging.
  • Miguel Cabrera leads Detroit in OBP (.328), slugging percentage (.368) and total hits (55) this season.
  • Austin Meadows has been key for Detroit with 32 hits, an OBP of .347 plus a slugging percentage of .328.

Tigers Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Jonathan Schoop 226 .190 17 5 18 .227 .537
Javier Báez 191 .188 13 3 16 .232 .520
Miguel Cabrera 190 .289 14 3 21 .328 .696
Spencer Torkelson 174 .178 13 4 13 .276 .563
Robbie Grossman 156 .199 13 0 10 .302 .539
Harold Castro 137 .299 15 4 16 .312 .772
Willi Castro 136 .250 15 2 9 .286 .632
Tucker Barnhart 129 .233 5 0 6 .277 .541
Austin Meadows 128 .250 9 0 11 .347 .675
Eric Haase 90 .178 9 2 6 .237 .526

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