Free MLB Picks Today: Texas Rangers vs Detroit Tigers 6/27/23

Free MLB Picks Today: Texas Rangers vs Detroit Tigers 6/27/23
Tue 27th June 2023

Corey Seager will be looking to extend his 16-game on-base streak as the Texas Rangers (47-31) host the Detroit Tigers (34-43) at Globe Life Field on Tuesday.

The Tigers took Monday’s series opener 7-2, their second head-to-head victory in four games this season. Mason Englert threw 2.1 innings out of the bullpen to get the win.

Jake Rogers was 2 for 3 with a home run and two RBIs in the win. Andy Ibanez added a home run and three RBIs. Marcus Semien went 2 for 4 with a solo home run for the Rangers.


Matt Manning (1-1, 4.63 ERA) is in line to start for Detroit. The right-hander allowed four runs over six innings in his last start, a 9-3 road defeat against the Blue Jays on April 11. He was charged with the loss, scattering six hits while striking out three and walking one.

For Texas, left-hander Martin Perez (7-3, 4.38 ERA) gets the ball. He has made one prior start against the Tigers this season, giving up six runs over 4.2 innings in a 10-6 road win on May 30.

He gave up seven hits and walked four while striking out three in the no-decision. In his last start on Wednesday, Perez got the win on the road against the White Sox.

He threw seven innings and gave up three runs (2 ER) on four hits, striking out two and walking two in the 6-3 triumph.


Over the last five games, Detroit has averaged 4.6 runs a game, a small gain compared to their season average of 3.8. Against left-handed pitchers like Perez this season, the Tigers have a .705 OPS.

Spencer Torkelson is the team’s strongest performer against left-handers with a .759 OPS in 56 at-bats. Texas is averaging only 3.0 runs per game in the last five, down from 5.9 for the season, with their slash line falling across the board (.251/.313/.419).

The Rangers have a .783 OPS against righties in 2023, the third highest in the league. With a .844 OPS over 206 at-bats, Nathaniel Lowe has been their best hitter against right-handers.


Detroit is 16-22 on the road in 2023, scoring 3.5 runs per game while allowing 4.3 runs. Texas has gone 24-14 at Globe Life Field this season, averaging 6.3 runs per game while surrendering 4.3. In seven games at Globe Life Field between the teams, Detroit is 5-2 with an average scoreline of 7.1-5.0.


The Tigers are third in the AL Central, four games behind the division-leading Twins. The Rangers lead the AL West by five games over the Astros.

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Texas Rangers (-190)

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