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Chicago Cubs take on the Los Angeles Dodgers with Odds and Betting Pick

Chicago Cubs

vs

Los Angeles Dodgers
Sunday, August 03, 2014 4:10 PM ET
Dodger Stadium

The Los Angeles Dodgers get a visit from the Chicago Cubs in MLB baseball betting action on Sunday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Edwin Jackson gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Chicago Cubs on this Sunday; he's 5-11 on the season. The Los Angeles Dodgers, meanwhile, will counter with Josh Beckett, who will be looking to improve on his 6-5 mark.

Chicago Cubs vs Los Angeles Dodgers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Those going with the Los Angeles Dodgers in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -207 at TopBet for Sunday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 8 at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Chicago Cubs vs Los Angeles Dodgers Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.5-3.6 victory for the Dodgers. 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 (63-48) will face the 46-63 Cubs in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Chicago injuries news.

The Los Angeles Dodgers sit at No. 10 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Chicago Cubs sit at No. 28 on the same chart.

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How Chicago Cubs vs Los Angeles Dodgers Stats Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Los Angeles has baseball's No. 12-rated offensive output, at 8.75 hits per game. The Chicago Cubs average 8.24 hits per game, good for No. 25 on the list.

Comparing defensive stats, Chicago owns the No. 23-rated road mark, allowing 4.39 runs per game on the highway. Los Angeles, on the other hand, rates No. 21 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Chicago was a 5-2 loser on the road against the Dodgers. Bettors on Los Angeles at -200 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent PUSH bettors home happy as well. Chicago lost in extra innings against the Dodgers on Saturday as Los Angeles edged them 5-2 at Dodger Stadium.

Chicago Cubs vs Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Odds Trends

Chi Cubs is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Chi Cubs is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games
Chi Cubs is 2-10 SU in its last 12 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games on the road
LA Dodgers is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
LA Dodgers is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
LA Dodgers is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games when playing Chi Cubs
LA Dodgers is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Colorado, Tuesday, August 5th
Los Angeles home to Los Angeles, Monday, August 4th