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Chicago Cubs at Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Lines and Pick

Chicago Cubs

vs

Los Angeles Dodgers
Saturday, August 02, 2014 9:10 PM ET
Dodger Stadium

The Los Angeles Dodgers battle the visiting Chicago Cubs on Saturday in MLB betting odds action at Dodger Stadium.

Los Angeles hands the ball to starter Hyun-Jin Ryu in this one and he'll try to improve on his 12-5 mark on the year. Chicago counters with Tsuyoshi wada, who will try to quiet the fans and the Dodgers bats at the same time.

Chicago Cubs vs Los Angeles Dodgers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Chicago Cubs before the first pitch in this match found them as 185-moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 7 earlier at TopBet.

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Computer Prediction: Chicago Cubs vs Los Angeles Dodgers Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.5-3.6 win for the Dodgers. A 4.5-3.6 result in favor of the Dodgers is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago Cubs vs Los Angeles Dodgers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Los Angeles (62-48) will face the 46-62 Cubs in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Chicago injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Los Angeles Dodgers at No. 10 and the Chicago Cubs at No. 28 heading into this contest.

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How Chicago Cubs vs Los Angeles Dodgers Stats Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Los Angeles Dodgers No. 11-ranked scoring average of 4.15 runs per game, against a Chicago Cubs offense rated No. 23 and scoring 3.89 runs per game. The Dodgers have averaged 8.73 hits per game to date this season, more than the Cubs hitters have managed (8.19 per nine innings).

Los Angeles owns the No. 7 defense, allowing 4.15 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's No. 18-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago won its last outing, a 8-2 result against the Dodgers on August 1. Bettors who backed the Cubs at +137 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Chicago looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Dodgers, a 8-2 final on Friday in support of Kyle Hendricks at Dodger Stadium.

Chicago Cubs vs Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Odds Trends

Chi Cubs is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Chi Cubs is 8-16 SU in its last 24 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games
Chi Cubs is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games on the road
LA Dodgers is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
LA Dodgers is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers's last 6 games at home
LA Dodgers is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing Chi Cubs

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