Rangers vs. Tigers Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 6/16/2022

by | Jun 16, 2022

One team will end a losing skid when the 29-33 Texas Rangers (two-game losing streak) and the 24-38 Detroit Tigers (four-game losing streak) meet Thursday at 7:10 PM ET. The Rangers have been set as -141 favorites by sportsbooks for the contest at Comerica Park. Martin Perez will get the ball for Texas while Detroit counter with Beau Brieske.

Rangers vs. Tigers Spread and Betting Line

Rangers vs Tigers Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds
Rangers -141 +120 9 -102 -118 -1.5 +114 -136

Computer Predictions for Rangers vs. Tigers

Our computer pick: Detroit Tigers (+120) and Under (9)

Rangers vs. Tigers Game Info

  • Texas Rangers probable starting pitcher: Martín Pérez
  • Detroit Tigers probable starting pitcher: Beau Brieske
  • Game Day: Thursday, June 16, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
  • Location: Detroit, Michigan
  • Stadium: Comerica Park

Texas Rangers vs Detroit Tigers Pitching Matchup

Pérez Brieske
12 GS 9
4-2 W-L 1-5
2.18 ERA 4.34
74.1 IP 47.2
18 BB 15
60 SO 31

Rangers Starter Martín Pérez

  • Perez makes the start for the Rangers, his 13th of the season. He is 4-2 with a 2.18 ERA and 60 strikeouts in 74 1/3 innings pitched.
  • The left-hander’s last appearance 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 put up a 2.18 ERA and 7.3 strikeouts per nine innings across 12 games this season, while allowing a batting average of .227 to his opponents.
  • Pérez has nine quality starts under his belt this year.
  • Pérez will try to build on an 11-game streak of lasting five or more innings (he’s averaging 6.1 frames per outing).
  • He will take the hill against a Tigers offense that ranks 29th in MLB with 439 total hits (on a .219 batting average). The team 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, 1.090 WHIP ranks 29th, and 7.3 K/9 ranks 45th.

Tigers Starter Beau Brieske

  • Brieske (1-5) will take the mound for the Tigers, his 10th start of the 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, a 2.067 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.280.
  • He has earned a quality start two times in nine starts this season.
  • Brieske has pitched five or more innings in three straight games and will look to extend that streak.
  • The Rangers rank 23rd in MLB with a .234 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks 18th in the league (.386) and 78 home runs.

Rangers Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Rangers have won seven, or 43.8%, of the 16 games they’ve played as favorites this season.
  • This season, Texas has won two of its three games when favored by at least -141 on the moneyline.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Rangers have a 58.5% chance to win.
  • Texas and its opponents have hit the over in 27 of their 63 games with a total this season.
  • In 63 games with a spread this season, the Rangers are 37-26-0 ATS.

Tigers Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Tigers have been underdogs in 47 games this season and have come away with the win 17 times (36.2%) in those contests.
  • This season, Detroit has been victorious eight times in 31 chances when named as an underdog of at least +120 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The Tigers have an implied victory probability of 45.5% according to the moneyline set by sportsbooks for this matchup.
  • Detroit and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 21 of their 62 opportunities.
  • The Tigers have posted a record of 28-34-0 against the spread this season.

Rangers Leaders & Batting Stats

  • The Rangers RBI leader this season is Adolis Garcia, who has knocked in 41 runs while hitting .248 with 12 home runs.
  • Garcia’s home runs rank him 25th in MLB, and he is 12th in RBI.
  • Garcia brings a hitting streak of seven games into this game. In his last 10 games he is hitting .341 with three home runs, five walks and six RBI.
  • Corey Seager has hit 13 home runs to pace his team.
  • Seager is 17th in homers and 74th in RBI on the season.
  • Seager has three straight games with at least one hit. During his last five outings he is batting .227 with a double, a home run, two walks and three RBI.
  • Marcus Semien is batting .224 with 10 doubles, a triple, six home runs and 22 walks.
  • Nate Lowe is hitting .276 to pace his team.
Adolis García 60 .248 .293 .458 12 41 59
Corey Seager 60 .224 .289 .415 13 29 54
Marcus Semien 61 .224 .287 .346 6 25 55
Nate Lowe 57 .276 .320 .435 8 24 59
Jonah Heim 44 .236 .292 .432 7 22 35

Tigers Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Harold Castro is hitting .299 with eight doubles, a triple, four home runs and three walks.
  • Among all hitters in MLB, Castro is 173rd in homers and 197th in RBI.
  • Jonathan Schoop has put his power on display as he leads his team with five home runs.
  • Schoop is 132nd among all hitters in the big leagues in home runs, and 174th in RBI.
  • Miguel Cabrera leads the Tigers in runs batted in (21) and has accumulated a team-high batting average of .289.
  • Austin Meadows is hitting .250 with six doubles, two triples and 16 walks.
Harold Castro 42 .299 .312 .460 4 16 41
Jonathan Schoop 61 .190 .227 .310 5 18 43
Miguel Cabrera 53 .289 .328 .368 3 21 55
Austin Meadows 36 .250 .347 .328 0 11 32
Willi Castro 44 .243 .279 .338 2 9 33

Betting Tips for Rangers vs. Tigers

Our best bet is the Tigers on the moneyline at +120 after taking a look at all of the key statistics and trends for this matchup. Our computer predicts the total score will under the total of 9 runs.

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