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Thursday, July 25
The Twins and White Sox tangle on the south side, and it's RHP Jose Berrios facing RHP Lucas Giolito in an impressive pitching matchup. As such, this one should be a pitcher's duel and an under result. The under is 5-0 in Minnesota's past five road games, and 4-0 in their past four inside the American League Central Division. The under is also 3-0-1 in Berrios' past four road starts, 5-0-1 in his past six starts overall and 6-2 in Minnesota's past eight vs. RHP. The White Sox have hit the under in four of the past five overall, while going 4-1 in their past four at home, too. The under is 5-1 in Giolito's past six home outings, and 19-6-3 in his past 28 against divisional foes. In this series, the under is 3-1-1 in the past five meetings, and 5-2 in Giolito's past seven against the Twins.

The Rangers and Athletics square off in the Bay Area on Thursday night with RHP Ariel Jurado and LHP Brett Anderson locking horns. The under is 5-1 in the past six overall for the Rangers, while going 6-1 in their past seven on the road and 5-1 in their past six inside the division. As far as Jurado is concerned, the under is 4-1 in his past five stats overall, and 12-5 in the past 17 in Game 1 of a new series. The under is 5-2 in Oakland's past seven games overall, while going 4-0 in Anderson's past four starts, and 6-0 in his past six inside the division. While the under is the dominant trend for both sides lately, against each other the over is 5-1 in the past six meetings in Oakland, and 9-3 in the past 12 battles overall in the series.

 The Orioles have RHP Jimmy Yacabonis facing LHP Jose Suarez of the Angels in what could be a high-scoring affair. The under is 2-0-2 in the past four for the O's, while going 4-0-2 in the past six on the road. The under is 5-0-1 in the past six for the O's following a loss, too. The over is 7-2-3 in their past 12 against a left-handed starting pitcher, however. For the Halos, the over is 5-1-1 in Suarez's past seven starts, and 4-1 in their past five vs. RHP. The over is also 5-1-1 in their past seven against the AL East. While the under is 12-3-2 in the past 17 overall in this series, the over is the play with two shaky pitchers on the bump.

Wind Report
All across Thursday's MLB venues, the winds will be light and variable. Not one stadium will face a wind of more than 8 mph, so enjoy.

Friday, July 26
The Braves roll out All-Star RHP Mike Soroka against Phillies RHP Jake Arrieta in a matchup at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia. The under is an impressive 5-1-1 in the past seven for the Braves against the National League east, while going 8-2 in their past 10 on the road against teams with a winning record. The under is also 5-1-1 in the past seven starts on the road by Soroka, while going 3-1-1 in the past five overall. The under is 18-6-2 in Atlanta's past 26 games overall, while going 9-2 in their past 11 vs. RHP.

For Philadelphia, the under has connected in five in a row, and the under is 4-0 in their past four following a scheduled day off. The under is also a perfect 4-0 in their past four vs. RHP, while going 15-5-1 in the past 21 following a victory. On a side note, the Braves head to 'The Vault' with five consecutive losses at the stadium.

The Yankees and Red Sox square off at Fenway Park in Game 2 of their four-game set. The Red Sox will have to try and solve LHP James Paxton. The over is 13-6-1 in Boston's past 20 at home vs. LHP, while going 6-2 in the past eight overall against southpaws. The over is also 5-2 in Paxton's past seven on the road, and 7-3-1 in his past 11 starts at a venue with a grass surface. The Yankees also entered Thursday's series opener with the over going 22-5-1 in the past 28 road games against a team with a winning overall mark.

The Tigers and Mariners do battle at T-Mobile Park in SoDo, and it could be a high-scoring affair. LHP Daniel Norris starts for the Tigers, and the over is 4-1-1 in his past six starts overall and 3-0-1 in his past four on the road. The over is 9-2-1 in the past 12 against teams with a losing record, 15-5-1 in the past 21 road outings and 7-1-1 in the past nine on the road against losing clubs. For the M's, the over is 19-6-1 in the past 26 against AL Central foes, while going 22-8-1 in the past 31 of Game 1 of a series. The over is also 15-6-1 in the past 22 at home vs. LHP.

Wind Report
The wind wasn't a problem on Thursday, and the winds will mostly be a non-issue on Friday, too. However, watch the game between the Twins and White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, as there will be breezy conditions from first to third base around 10-13 mph. Outside of that game, though, there is no wind or precipitation in the forecast.

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