- The Rangers are -160 road favorites over the Tigers on Monday
- Nathan Eovaldi (6-2, 2.60) will start for the Rangers against lefty Matthew Boyd (3-3, 5.74)
- A look at the Rangers vs Tigers matchup and odds can be found below with a pick
The visiting Texas Rangers and Detroit Tigers play a Memorial Day matinee at 1:10 p.m. ET Monday to open their three-game series at Comerica Park.
The Tigers (25-26, 13-11 home) won for the fourth time in their last five games Sunday when they beat the visiting the Chicago White Sox 7-6 in 10 innings in Detroit. The American League West-leading Rangers (33-19, 17-11 road) had their four-game winning streak snapped with a 3-2 road loss to the Baltimore Orioles.
MLB Network will televise the game.
Rangers vs Tigers Odds
|Texas Rangers||-160||-1.5 (-105)||Over 8.5 (-105)|
|Detroit Tigers||+140||+1.5 (-115)||Under 8.5 (-115)|
It is expected to be a beautiful day in Metro Detroit with the weather forecast calling for sunny skies, a high of 84 degrees and northeast wind at 7-9 mph.
Odds as of May 28th at Bet365. Read SBD’s Bet365 review.
Rangers vs Tigers Probable Pitchers
Nathan Eovaldi (6-2, 2.60) is expected to pitch for the Rangers against left-hander Matthew Boyd (3-3, 5.74). Eovaldi will be working on five days of rest and Boyd on four.
Eovaldi vs Boyd
Eovaldi is on a run of seven straight quality starts, going 5-0 with a 1.51 ERA. He pitched a complete game to beat the Pirates in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, giving up one run and six hits while striking out five and walking one.
Against the Tigers, Eovaldi is 3-0 in his career with a 3.81 ERA in five starts.
Eovaldi is 4-1 with a 1.66 ERA in six starts on the road this season and has a 1-1 record and 4.22 ERA in two starts during the day. The Rangers are 6-4 when Eovaldi, who has +2000 AL Cy Young odds, pitches.
— Bally Sports Southwest (@BallySportsSW) May 24, 2023
Boyd is coming off a no-decision on Wednesday against the Royals in Kansas City. In 4.2 innings, he allowed one run, three hits and two walks to go with six strikeouts.
The Rangers have given Boyd problems. He is 1-6 against them in his career with a 6.25 ERA in nine games (eight starts).
Boyd is winless in three decisions at home over four starts this season with an 8.64 ERA. He is 0-1 with a 4.66 ERA in two starts during day games. The Tigers have a 6-3 record when Boyd takes the hill despite him posting only one quality start.
The Rangers vs Tigers starting lineups can be found here.
Batting Average vs Starting Pitchers
|Rangers Batters||Batting Average vs Matthew Boyd|
|Tigers Batters||Batting Average vs Nathan Eovaldi|
Rangers shortstop Marcus Semien, who has +4500 AL MVP odds, is only 1 for 6 versus Boyd with two strikeouts. Tigers designated hitter Miguel Cabrera is 3 for 8 against Eovaldi.
Rangers vs Tigers Betting Trends
Eric Haase’s sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 10th inning gave the Tigers the win over the White Sox on Sunday.
Akil Baddoo hit a grand slam for the Tigers. Zach McKinstry added two hits.
— Detroit Tigers (@tigers) May 28, 2023
Robbie Grossman had two hits, but the Rangers lost a one-run decision to the Orioles on Sunday.
Rangers vs Tigers Last 10 Games
|Date||Home Team||Away Team||Score|
The Tigers are 10-4 against the Rangers over the past two seasons, including going 4-3 last year when center fielder Riley Greene went 9 for 20 (.450), with a double, a triple and a home run.
Rangers vs Tigers Prediction
It’s hard to bet against Eovaldi right now, even with sizeable road odds.
Pick: Rangers ML (-160)
Season Record: 21-10 (+8.8 units) ML; 2-2 (0.0 units) RL; 2-1 (+1.0 unit) O/U; 25-13 (+9.8 units) overall