Thursday's MLB Hot Trends
(The Spread) - The Phillies have been solid against the Dodgers with Cole Hamels is on the mound. Check out the hot trends for Thursday's MLB games.
Texas Rangers (-159) vs. Oakland A's (+149), 3:35PM ET
The over is 9-2 in the last 11 meetings between these two teams in Oakland, 4-1-1 in Brandon McCarthy's last six starts versus the Rangers and 15-5-2 in the last 22 meetings overall. Texas is also 14-4 in its last 18 games versus the A's and 6-2 in its last eight games in Oakland. The A's, meanwhile, are 1-4 in McCarthy's last five starts against the Rangers.
Los Angeles Dodgers (+169) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (-180), 1:05PM ET
The Phillies are 4-0 in Cole Hamels' last four starts against the Dodgers and 4-1 in Hamels' last five home starts versus Los Angeles. The Dodgers are 6-14 in their last 20 games in Philadelphia and 5-12 in their lat 17 games overall versus the Phillies.
Chicago Cubs (+101) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (-107), 2:10PM ET
The over is 4-0 in the last four meetings between these two teams in Milwaukee and 5-0 in the last five meetings between these two teams overall. The Cubs, meanwhile, are 5-12 in the last 17 games against the Brewers and 2-10 in their last 12 games versus the Brewers in Milwaukee.
St. Louis Cardinals (-154) vs. Houston Astros (+145), 8:05PM ET
The over is 8-0 in the last eight meetings between these two teams, 12-1 in the last 13 meetings between these two teams in Houston and 4-1 in J.A. Happ's last five starts against the Cardinals.