Tigers starter Jordan Zimmermann gave up seven runs in his last start and 15 of his 23 starts have gone Over. Winds at 12 mph to left field in Detroit on Friday should cause a few would-be long fly-ball outs to carry out for homers. Expect the best team in baseball to do plenty of offensive damage in this one. Just the Over here.
28-21-9 in last 58 MLB OU picks | +432
Jordan Montgomery pitched well last week at home against the Red Sox, allowing one run in 5 1/3 innings, but the Yankees lost 3-2. He was facing Chris Sale, who had baffled the Yankees. But Drew Pomeranz has been the Yankee killer all season long, with Boston winning all three of his starts against them. Boston has only won five of 12 against the Yankees all season to give perspective on how important Pomeranz has been to the latest chapter of this rivalry. Boston to win is the play.
The Red Sox have won 13 of 16, and I like them to get to Jordan Montgomery despite his strong performance against them five days ago. Boston has won Drew Pomeranz's last four starts against the Yanks. And Pomeranz has gone at least six innings in seven of his past eight starts. Lay it with the best home team in the American League.
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It?s always tough facing your former team, and even tougher as a borderline starter. Mariners pitcher Erasamo Ramirez will take on the challenge Friday as he squares off against the Rays. Rays starter Austin Pruitt has shown well in his last three starts against prime competition in the Astros, Red Sox, and Indians. Yet, side with the Mariners to end Pruitt?s run.
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Mets starter Steven Matz is 0-6 with a 7.73 ERA in his past eight starts, and opposing hitters are tagging him at a .386 clip since the All-Star break. Yankees starter Luis Severino has been solid, but the Mets should be able to muster some offense against him. Take the Over on Thursday versus this meager total.
5-0-0 in last 5 MLB OU picks | +500
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