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Thursday, July 18
The Dodgers and Phillies finish off their four-game set in the City of Brotherly Love in a Getaway Day game at Citizens Bank Park. The over is 4-1 in the past five for Los Angeles, and 4-1 in their past five road games while going 7-2 in the past nine away from home against right-handed starting pitchers and 16-5 in the past 21 road games against teams with a winning overall mark. However, the under is 6-1-1 in RHP Ross Stripling's past eight outings, and 4-1 in his past five on the road. For the Phillies, the under is 19-4-4 in the past 27 in Game 4 of a series, while going 3-0-1 in RHP Aaron Nola's past four home outings and 3-1-1 in his past five outings overall.

The Blue Jays and Red Sox have a battle of southpaws happening in Beantown. LHP Thomas Pannone pitches for the Jays, while struggling LHP Chris Sale works for the home team. The under is 7-2 in Toronto's past nine overall, and 7-2 in the past nine divisional games, too. The under is also 4-1 in Toronto's past five vs. LHP. For Boston, the over is 4-1 in their past five overall, and 10-3-1 in their past 14 divisional games. The over is also 3-1-1 in Sale's past five starts, and 5-0-2 in his past seven against losing teams  while going 10-3-2 in his past 15 outings at Fenway. In this series, the over has hit in six of the past eight meetings in Boston, while going 3-0-1 in Sale's past four tries against the Jays.

 Brewers RHP Zach Davies and Diamondbacks RHP Merrill Kelly do battle in the desert on Thursday night at 9:40 p.m. ET. The over is 5-0 in Milwaukee's past five against right-handed starting pitchers, and 6-2-1 in the past nine starts overall. The under is 20-7-2 in Davies' past 29 starts, however, and 19-7-1 across his past 27 starts against winning sides. For Arizona, it's all under all the time lately. The under is 6-2 in their past eight overall, and 6-2 in the past eight vs. RHP, too. The under is also 5-1 in the past six home outings vs. RHP. For Kelly, the under is 8-3 in his past 11 outings, too, including a perfect 4-0 in his past four at home.

Wind Report
In Thursday's action, the win will be blowing directly in from center field to home plate at Fenway Park at a 10-13 mph clip. It will be the complete opposite for the White Sox-Royals battle at Kauffman Stadium at 1:15 p.m. ET, with a jetstream of 15-18 mph blowing out to the left-center field power alley on a hot and humid day. In the late-night game, the Mets and Giants will also face a stiff 10-13 mph wind blowing out to the left-center field power alley, too.

Friday, July 19
The Rockies and Yankees kick off an interleague series at 'The Stadium'. LHP Kyle Freeland has been a disaster for Colorado lately, going 2-6 with a 7.39 ERA overall this season, and 0-1 with a 13.91 ERA in 11 innings over his past three outings with a dismal 2.45 WHIP. The over has connected in each of his past seven starts, too, including 2-0 against AL East foes. LHP J.A. Happ has been a little better, going 7-5 with a 4.93 ERA, but the over is still 2-1 over his past three starts, including eight earned runs and 11 hits over four innings in a loss at home to Houston on June 23. At home Happ has a 4-5 record and 5.98 ERA and 1.41 WHIP across 49 2/3 innings at Yankee Stadium this season.

Cardinals RHP Adam Wainwright and Reds RHP Tyler Mahle lock horns at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati on Friday. Waino (back spasms) returned from injury last time out at home against Arizona, twirling seven scoreless innings with four hits and a walk allowed in an under result. The under is 3-0 in his past three outings, and six of his past seven. The under is also 3-0 over his past three road showings. Mahle is 2-10 with a 4.82 ERA overall this season, and the over is 3-0 in his past three contests. However, he has been rather respectable at home, going 2-2 with a 3.62 ERA and 46 strikeouts in just 37 1/3 innings.

LHP Patrick Corbin works for the Nationals against All-Star RHP Mike Soroka and the Braves in suburban Atlanta. The Washington southpaw has five consecutive quality starts, all wins by the Nats, and the under has hit in each of his past three shwoings. The under is also 5-1 in his past six inside the NL East. For Soroka, he loves the night life. The All-Star is 8-0 with a 2.38 ERA, while going 10-1 with a 2.24 ERA overall. The Braves have won each of his past eight starts, but surprisingly the over is 5-2-1 over his past eight outings. The last time he faced Washington he left with a right forearm contusion, pitching two scoreless innings in what ended up as an under result.

Mets RHP Jacob deGrom and Giants RHP Tyler Beede hook up at Oracle Park in San Francisco. The over is 4-1-1 over deGrom's past six showings, and 7-2-1 across the past 10 despite the fact he carries an eight-game streak with a quality start into play. The over is 4-1 over his past five on the road, too. For Beede, he has a 5.44 ERA across 51 1/3 innings this season, and the last time he faced the Mets he allowed six runs - five eraned - and five hits with four walks over five innings, but that was an under result in a 7-0 loss in Queens on June 5.

Wind Report
The wind will be blowing out at Wrigley Field on Friday afternoon for the Padres-Cubs battle. The winds will be howling at 12-15 mph to straightaway center field. In Cleveland, the Royals and Indians will see a stiff 10-13 mph breeze blowing out to right field. It's the complete opposite across Lake Erie in Detroit, as the Jays and Tigers see a 10-13 mph wind blowing to the left-field foul pole. In all other MLB venues the winds will be rather light and variable with little to no effect.

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