Rangers vs. Tigers Prediction, Betting Tips & Picks 6/19/2022

by | Jun 19, 2022

The Texas Rangers will look to pick up their 32nd win of the season when they take on the Detroit Tigers (25-40) Sunday. The game begins at 1:40 PM ET, with the Rangers listed as -149 favorites on the moneyline. Dane Dunning will get the ball for Texas while Detroit counter with Drew Hutchison.

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 -149 +127 8 -106 -114 -1.5 +116 -137

Computer Predictions for Rangers vs. Tigers

Our computer pick: Detroit Tigers (+127) and Over (8)

Rangers vs. Tigers Game Info

  • Texas Rangers probable starting pitcher: Dane Dunning
  • Detroit Tigers probable starting pitcher: Drew Hutchison
  • Game Day: Sunday, June 19, 2022
  • Game Time: 1:40 PM ET
  • Location: Detroit, Michigan
  • Stadium: Comerica Park

Texas Rangers vs Detroit Tigers Pitching Matchup

Dunning Hutchison
13 GS 1
1-4 W-L 0-4
4.04 ERA 4.58
71.1 IP 19.2
24 BB 14
68 SO 16

Rangers Starter Dane Dunning

  • The Rangers are sending Dunning (1-4) out for his 14th start of the season. He is 1-4 with a 4.04 ERA and 68 strikeouts through 71 1/3 innings pitched.
  • The righty’s last appearance came on Wednesday against the Houston Astros, when he went 6 2/3 scoreless innings while giving up two hits.
  • In 13 games this season, the 27-year-old has put up a 4.04 ERA and 8.6 strikeouts per nine innings, while allowing a batting average of .248 to opposing batters.
  • Dunning has five quality starts under his belt this season.
  • Dunning enters this game with nine outings of five or more innings pitched this season.
  • He meets a Tigers offense that ranks last in the league with 183 runs while batting .223 as a squad. It has a collective .323 slugging percentage (30th in MLB action) and has hit a total of 34 home runs (30th in MLB).
  • Among qualifying pitchers in MLB action this season, the 27-year-old’s 4.04 ERA ranks 47th, 1.290 WHIP ranks 47th, and 8.6 K/9 ranks 30th.

Tigers Starter Drew Hutchison

  • Hutchison will take to the mound for the Tigers, his second start of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Tuesday, when he threw 4 2/3 innings against the Chicago White Sox, giving up two earned runs.
  • He has pitched to a 4.58 ERA this season with 7.3 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 6.4 walks per nine across 11 games.
  • The Rangers are batting .235 this season, 22nd in MLB. They have a team slugging percentage of .388 (17th in the league) with 81 home runs.

Rangers Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Rangers have entered the game as favorites 18 times this season and won eight, or 44.4%, of those games.
  • Texas has played as a favorite of -149 or more twice this season and split those games.
  • The Rangers have a 59.8% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • Texas and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 28 of their 66 opportunities.
  • The Rangers are 39-27-0 against the spread in their 66 chances this season.

Tigers Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Tigers have been victorious in 18, or 36.7%, of the 49 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season.
  • Detroit has a mark of 7-21 in contests where oddsmakers favor them by +127 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The Tigers have an implied victory probability of 44.1% according to the moneyline set by sportsbooks for this matchup.
  • Detroit’s games have gone over the total in 22 of their 65 opportunities.
  • In 65 games with a line this season, the Tigers have a mark of 29-36-0 against the spread.

Rangers Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Adolis Garcia has accumulated a team-high 44 runs batted in.
  • Of all hitters in the majors, Garcia’s home run total places him 21st, and his RBI tally ranks him 11th.
  • Garcia carries a two-game hitting streak into this matchup. In his last five games he is hitting .368 with a double, a triple, a home run and three RBI.
  • Corey Seager has hit 14 home runs to lead his team.
  • Seager ranks 17th in home runs and 73rd in RBI in the majors.
  • Seager carries a two-game streak with at least one hit into this contest. In his last five games he is batting .313 with two doubles, two home runs, four walks and two RBI.
  • Marcus Semien is batting .223 with 10 doubles, a triple, six home runs and 24 walks.
  • Nate Lowe has a club-leading .274 batting average.
  • Lowe is riding a three-game hitting streak into this one. In his last five games he is hitting .300 with a double, a home run, a walk and four RBI.
Adolis García 63 .253 .295 .478 13 44 63
Corey Seager 63 .228 .299 .428 14 30 57
Marcus Semien 64 .223 .289 .340 6 25 57
Nate Lowe 60 .274 .320 .429 8 26 62
Jonah Heim 46 .244 .300 .455 8 25 38

Tigers Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Harold Castro is hitting .285 with eight doubles, a triple, four home runs and three walks.
  • In all of MLB, Castro is 180th in home runs and 207th in RBI.
  • Jonathan Schoop has launched a team-best five home runs.
  • Among all major league hitters, Schoop ranks 138th in home runs and 170th in RBI.
  • Miguel Cabrera has the top batting average on the Tigers (.297) while pacing in runs batted in (22).
  • Willi Castro is hitting .255 with eight doubles, a triple, two home runs and five walks.
Harold Castro 44 .285 .297 .438 4 16 41
Jonathan Schoop 64 .193 .228 .307 5 19 46
Miguel Cabrera 56 .297 .333 .376 3 22 60
Willi Castro 47 .255 .288 .362 2 11 38
Javier Báez 53 .192 .233 .305 4 18 39

Betting Tips for Rangers vs. Tigers

We have the Tigers on the moneyline at +127 on the moneyline as our best bet in this contest after digging through all of the key trends and statistics for this matchup. Our computer picks see the scoring going over the total of 8 runs.

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