Cubs visit Los Angeles Dodgers in MLB clash
Chicago Cubs vs Los Angeles Dodgers Odds
The Los Angeles Dodgers look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Cubs arrive at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday.
Travis Wood gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Cubs on this day; he's 7-10 on the season. The Dodgers, meanwhile, will counter with Clayton Kershaw, who will be looking to improve on his 13-7 mark.
Bettors looking to side with the Dodgers in this matchup found them as -280 favorites on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 6 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Sportsbook.ag.
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Dodgers rated this week at No. 2 and the Cubs sitting at No. 12.
How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Los Angeles and its National League No. 6-rated batting order, averaging 4 runs per nine innings, against the National League's No. 11 lineup of the Cubs at 3.9 runs per outing.
Comparing defensive stats, Chicago owns the National League's No. 6-rated road mark, allowing 4 runs per game on the highway. Los Angeles, on the other hand, rates No. 13 in scoring at home.
The Cubs were a 6-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Dodgers. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at -260 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors. Chicago looks to rebound from a loss to the Dodgers, who beat them 6-2 on Monday behind a start from Zack Greinke at Dodger Stadium.
Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing LA Dodgers are 2-8
After playing LA Dodgers are 2-8
After a loss are 3-7
Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After playing Chi Cubs are 8-2
After a win are 8-2
A few Cubs at Dodgers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games on the road
Chi Cubs are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games on the road
Chi Cubs are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers
LA Dodgers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs
LA Dodgers are 20-5 SU in their last 25 games
LA Dodgers are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games at home
LA Dodgers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
Chi Cubs at LA Dodgers, Wednesday, August 28