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Who's hot, who's not in Fourth of July baseball betting

What better way to celebrate the Fourth of July than some time with family and friends, some ice-cold American beer, a bbq overflowing with meat, and a full slate of games in America's past time?

We decided to take a look at the past 10 season in the majors to total up the wins, losses, overs and unders in games played on July 4.

* The San Diego Padres have won six straight games on July 4.
* The New York Yankees are 7-1-2 O/U in the past 10 July 4 games.
* The Seattle Mariners are 2-7-1 O/U in the past 10 July 4 games.
* The St. Louis Cardinals and Philadelphia Phillies have posted the best July 4 record over the past 10 seasons at 8-2.
* The Detroit Tigers have posted the worst Fourth of July record over the past 10 seasons at 2-9.
* The Houston Astros have lost six-straight games on Independence Day.
* The combined O/U is 150-136-14 for MLB clubs. The AL is 77-62-11 O/U and the NL is 73-74-3 O/U.

Here is a look at the numbers per team.

AL East:

Baltimore Orioles: 5-5 SU, 7-3 O/U
Boston Red Sox: 3-7 SU, 6-3-1 O/U
New York Yankees: 4-6 SU, 7-1-2 O/U
Tampa Bay Rays: 4-6 SU, 6-4 O/U
*Toronto Blue Jays: 4-5 SU, 7-2 O/U

AL Central:

Chicago White Sox: 5-5 SU, 4-5-1 O/U
#Cleveland Indians: 6-5 SU, 6-4-1 O/U
#Detroit Tigers: 2-9 SU, 5-6 O/U
Kansas City Royals: 3-7 SU, 5-4-1 O/U
Minnesota Twins: 6-4 SU, 4-4-2 O/U

AL West:

Houston Astros: 2-8 SU, 6-4 O/U
Los Angeles Angels: 6-4 SU, 6-4 O/U
*Oakland A's: 5-4 SU, 2-7 O/U
Seattle Mariners: 6-4 SU, 2-7-1 O/U
Texas Rangers: 6-4 SU, 4-4-2 O/U

NL East:

Atlanta Braves: 6-4 SU, 3-7 O/U
Miami Marlins: 5-5 SU, 3-7 O/U
New York Mets: 6-4 SU, 5-5 O/U
Philadelphia Phillies: 8-2 SU, 5-5 O/U
Washington Nationals: 6-4 SU, 6-4 O/U

NL Central:

Chicago Cubs: 3-7 SU, 5-5 O/U
Cincinnati Reds: 5-5 SU, 3-7 O/U
Milwaukee Brewers: 4-6 SU, 6-4 O/U
Pittsburgh Pirates: 6-4 SU, 6-4 O/U
St. Louis Cardinals: 8-2 SU, 4-5-1 O/U

NL West:

Arizona Diamondbacks: 4-6 SU, 5-3-2 O/U
Colorado Rockies: 6-4 SU, 5-5 O/U
Los Angeles Dodgers: 6-4 SU, 3-7 O/U
San Diego Padres: 7-3 SU, 6-4 O/U
San Francisco Giants: 3-7 SU, 8-2 O/U

* The A's and Jays did not play on July 4 in 2005.
# The Tigers and Indians played a double header on July 4 in 2005.

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