Texas Rangers vs. Detroit Tigers - 9/28/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Detroit Tigers (72-82) at Texas Rangers (84-70)
MLB Baseball: Monday, September 28, 2015 at 8:05 pm (Globe Life Park)
K Ryan (2-4) (4.94) vs. C Lewis (17-8) (4.36)
The Line: Texas Rangers -126 / Detroit Tigers +116 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-Detroit, FS-Southwest
The Texas Rangers look to extend their lead in the West with a win versus the Detroit Tigers Monday.
The Detroit Tigers are just trying to finish the season on a winning note with an eye to 2016. The Tigers will try to regroup Monday after a 7-1 loss to Minnesota has them looking at back to back defeats. Starter Randy Wolf was hit hard with six runs plated on seven hits over 1.2 frames to fall to 0-5. The Detroit offense was held to seven hits and a trio of BB with Josh Wilson doubling in Tyler Collins who went 3-4.Justin Verlander gets the start against the Rangers for the second time this season. Verlander comes off of a 7-4 win against the White Sox with three runs allowed on five hits and three BB in seven frames.
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The Texas Rangers have stormed past the Astros in to first in the American League West and now the trick is to stay there. The Rangers have dropped consecutive contests following a 4-2 loss at Houston which cost them ground in the standings. Starter Martin Perez allowed a pair of unearned runs through six innings with Sam Dyson allowing an unearned run. T bats mustered three hits and walked twice with Delino DeShields Jr. and Prince Fielder driving in Rougned Odor and Shin-Soo Choo.The Rangers send a red hot Colby Lewis to the bump to oppose the Tigers for the second time. Lewis has won three in a row with four runs given up on 14 hits over 27 innings.
The over is 34-15-3 in Detroit’s last 52 road games and are 4-9 in their last 13 road games while going 10-3 in Verlanders last 13 Monday starts. The over is 10-1-2 in Texas last 13 overall is 10-1-2 in their last 13 on grass while going 6-1-1 in their last 8 home games. The over is 17-8-2 in the last 27 meetings in Texas. I’ll back the Rangers here who need this bad…