MLB Weather Forecast for Friday: Strong Winds Creating Betting Value for Cardinals-Phillies, Rangers-Mets
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Weather is always a popular topic surrounding Fourth of July weekend, though people are typically curious about upcoming barbecues, parties and simply being outdoors with friends and family over the holiday.
However, weather is always on the minds of savvy sports bettors, especially when it comes to MLB over/unders.
Specifically, wind can have a significant effect on MLB scoring as the direction of the breezes can have a direct impact on the number of runs scored.
Bettors who get ahead of weather-related line moves can find plenty of value in baseball totals, and when it comes to Friday’s MLB slate, it’s important to note that very strong winds could impact scoring for Cardinals vs. Phillies and Rangers vs. Mets.
Let’s take a detailed look at Friday’s MLB weather forecast, including how bettors can take advantage for those two matchups.
MLB Weather Forecast for Friday
*Odds and weather data as of Friday morning
Cardinals vs. Phillies Weather Forecast
6:05 p.m. ET | MLB Network
Consistent double-digit winds are expected to be blowing at Citizens Bank Park on Friday night, but as is always the case, the direction of those breezes is the key piece to the MLB betting puzzle.