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Aug 5, 4:10 PM | GrassDodger Stadium

Chicago Cubs vs Los Angeles Dodgers Odds

43-62TEAM RECORD58-50

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

The Dodgers will turn to Joe Blanton and his 8-8 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Cubs send Justin Germano (1-0) to the hill.

View Chi Cubs vs LA Dodgers Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as +-160 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 8 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Dodgers at No. 2 in the National League and the Cubs at No. 14 in the National League heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Los Angeles' No. 12-rated National League offense, averaging 3.9 runs per game, against a Cubs defense that ranks No. 11 in the National League at 4.4 in runs allowed per game. The Dodgers have averaged 8.3 hits per game so far, more than Cubs batters have averaged on the year (8.1 hits per game).

Defensively, Chicago features the National League's No. 10-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.7 runs per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 13 in the National League at home, scoring 3.7 runs per game.

Chicago lost its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Dodgers on August 4. Bettors who backed the Dodgers at -310 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Chicago didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 3-1 to Los Angeles on Saturday at Dodger Stadium.

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing San Diego are 5-5
After playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Colorado are 7-3
After playing Chi Cubs are 4-6
After a win are 7-3

A few Cubs at Dodgers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi Cubs' last 8 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Chi Cubs' last 16 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Dodgers' last 6 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Dodgers' last 8 games when playing Chi Cubs
LA Dodgers are 10-4 SU in their last 14 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
LA Dodgers are 3-7 SU in their last 10 games at home

Next up:
Chi Cubs at San Diego, Monday, August 6
LA Dodgers home to Colorado, Monday, August 6

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