The Los Angeles Dodgers are 18-5 in July this season, which is important to consider when making your MLB picks on Tuesday as they open up a two-game series with the New York Yankees at Dodger Stadium.
Courtesy of SBR Forum, the Dodgers are minus-167 home favorites in the pro baseball odds, with the betting total sitting at seven in the market.
Let's take a closer look at this interleague matchup from a betting perspective, while offering up a prediction along the way.
The New York Yankees haven't won back-to-back games since July 11-12. They are coming off a 6-5 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays as plus-135 home underdogs on Sunday.
Yankees starting pitcher Andy Pettitte is 2-0 with a 3.94 ERA in four career road starts against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 26-6 in their last 32 games. They are coming off a 1-0 extra-innings victory over the Cincinnati Reds as plus-102 home underdogs on Sunday.
Dodgers starting pitcher Zack Greinke is 5-1 with a 2.56 ERA in eight home outings in 2013.
I'm going to recommend that readers play the total, as the OVER is 5-1 in the Los Angeles Dodgers' last six games versus American League East opponents.
MLB Pick: Over Seven Runs
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