Detroit Tigers versus Texas Rangers Major League Baseball Betting Preview

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Two first place American League clubs will open up a four game weekend series as the Detroit Tigers will be on the road to face the Texas Rangers. The Tigers and Rangers will begin from Texas at 8PM Eastern Time and the MLB Extra Innings Channel will televise.

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The current odds available for wagering at Oddsmaker, where the bonuses are the best in the business has the home team Texas Rangers favored by -115 odds with the take back on the road underdog Detroit Tigers at +100 odds. The run total is lined at 7 ½ runs with under favored by -115 odds. Those who wager on the Texas Rangers on the run line and lays the -1 ½ runs will get back +175 odds. Bettors who choose to get the +1 ½ run head start with the Detroit Tigers will have to lay -210 odds for their run line wager.

This will be one the best pitching matchups of the 2013 season as the Tigers will send right hander Justin Verlander to the mound to oppose Texas ace Yu Darvish. Verlander is putting up Cy Young Award type numbers on the year as he sports an ERA of just 1.93 in his eight starts on the current campaign. Verlander has allowed two runs or less per start in six of his past seven starts. Yu Darvish has a record of 6-1 on the season with an ERA of 2.73 and a WHIP of 0.91. Darvish has a perfect 3-0 mark at home on the season and has 39 strike outs in 20 innings pitched. The Rangers hold the top spot in the American League West and enters play winners of two straight and six of their past seven games. They just won two of three at Oakland as they return home to face the Tigers in a four game series Detroit holds the top spot in the American League central division and has lost five of eight games entering play on Thursday night. The teams meet for the first time in the 2013 season. Texas has won seven of their previous ten meetings with the Detroit Tigers.

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