On Sunday afternoon, the Texas Rangers will face the Detroit Tigers in Game 4 of their series at Comerica Park.
The Texas Rangers have lost three of their last five games and are 31-34 on the season. Texas won the first two games of this series, 3-1 and 7-0, respectively. This season, Texas pitchers have a 4.01 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, and a.239 opponent batting average. With a.235 batting average and a.294 on-base percentage, the Rangers offence has scored 284 runs. This season, Adolis Garcia has a.253 batting average with 13 home runs and 44 RBIs for the Rangers. Dane Dunning, Texas’ anticipated starter, is 1-4 with a 4.04 ERA and a 1.30 WHIP in 71.1 innings pitched this season.
The Detroit Tigers have lost six of their last seven games and are 25-40 on the season. On Saturday afternoon, Detroit won Game 3 of this series by a score of 14-7. The pitching staff in Detroit has a 4.03 ERA, 1.25 WHIP, and a.241 opponent batting average. This season, the Tigers offence has 183 runs, a.224 batting average, and a.278 on-base percentage. This season, Miguel Cabrera has hit.297 with three home runs and 22 RBIs for the Tigers. Drew Hutchison, Detroit’s anticipated starter, is 0-4 with a 4.58 ERA and 1.58 WHIP in 19.2 innings pitched this season.
Texas is 5-3 in its last eight games and 16-40 in its last 56 series game fours. In Texas’ last six games, the under is 4-2. Detroit is 1-6 in their past seven games versus the AL West, and 29-70 in their last 99 games. In Detroit’s previous 12 home games, the under is 8-4. In the last 13 head-to-head games between these two teams in Detroit, the under is 9-3-1.
After having poor offensive outputs in recent games, Detroit finally had an explosive explosion on Saturday. Drew Hutchison will start for the Tigers, who gave up two runs in four innings against the White Sox in his last start. For Texas, Dane Dunning is coming off a six-inning start against Houston in which he allowed no runs.
Free Pick: Detroit Tigers