Pick #1 – Texas Rangers at Detroit Tigers
MLB Baseball has been amazing so far with plenty of twists and turns and tonight we set our sights on the Texas Rangers (22-20) against the Detroit Tigers (20-19) in face off that pits two teams dealing with injuries that are both fighting hard to streak past the .500 mark. This pick starts off with all the makings of a favorable bet as the opening line on the total of 10 has now swung a full point down to a 9 thanks to an early sharp money push which we will happily follow. Were getting all the right indicators for this game and that is highlighted by stats such as the total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games and the total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games when playing at home against Texas giving us a very situation specific play that should come to fruition given recent and historical circumstances. The public consensus for this game is 68% in favor of the over so we get the nice general consensus and public fade that we always like to have on our side in this one as well.. The Texas Rangers produce 4.81 runs this year and the Detroit Tigers output 4.92 runs on the year so we will be leaning heavily on the missing big bats of Detroit (Martinez and Cabrera) and Texas (Gomez, Beltre) and the Tigers home trends to pull us through this one when it comes to playing the UNDER. The weather at Comerica Park is looking like 57°F Cloudy with a Humidity of 67% and the Wind is blowing North-northeast 11 mph giving us a great weather scenario where the hitting should be stifled. Another really favorable part of this UNDER bet is the fact that the Rangers have an elite closing staff which should go a long ways towards the later inning runs down. One of the best parts of this pick is that we get a Daniel Norris (L) pitching who is heating up and pitching his best ball of the season sporting a 3.18 ERA over the last week. We also get starting pitcher Nick Martinez (R) pitching who is also rounding into form as of late with a 4.5 ERA over last 7 days giving us two pitchers playing their best baseball of year facing lineups that are missing some big bats. The computer predicted score for this matchup is 10 so the UNDER 9 play gets all the right leans despite being slightly of from the AI predictor and at a -115 juice we should be super happy to grab a bunch value in this spot for all of the reasons above.
Texas Rangers at Detroit Tigers - Friday, May 19, 2017 7:10 PM
969 Texas Rangers +1½ -160 +130
970 Detroit Tigers -1½ +140 -140
969 Texas Rangers Over 9 -105
970 Detroit Tigers Under 9 -115
Betting odds provided by 5Dimes
UNDER 9 (2 Units)
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