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Los Angeles Dodgers at Chicago Cubs Betting Odds and Pick

Los Angeles Dodgers

vs

Chicago Cubs
Thursday, September 18, 2014 8:05 PM ET
Wrigley Field

The Chicago Cubs host Los Angeles on Thursday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 68-84 mark against the 86-66 Dodgers in MLB betting odds action at Wrigley Field.

Chicago hands the ball to starter Tsuyoshi wada in this one and he'll try to improve on his 4-3 mark on the year. Los Angeles counters with Zack Greinke, who will try to quiet the fans and the Cubs bats at the same time.

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Computer Prediction: Los Angeles Dodgers vs Chicago Cubs Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.7-3.5 win for the Dodgers on Thursday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.7-3.5 result in favor of the Dodgers today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Los Angeles Dodgers vs Chicago Cubs Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

68-84 Chicago battles the Dodgers, currently with a 86-66 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Los Angeles injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Chicago Cubs at No. 29 and the Los Angeles Dodgers at No. 1 heading into this contest.

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How Los Angeles Dodgers vs Chicago Cubs Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Chicago Cubs No. 27 ranked offense (3.77 runs per game) against a Los Angeles Dodgers defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 9 at 3.77 runs allowed per game. The Chicago Cubs have been averaging 8.11 hits per game, less than the Los Angeles Dodgers have managed so far this season (8.99 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, Los Angeles owns the No. 6-rated road mark, allowing 3.74 runs per game on the highway. Chicago, on the other hand, rates No. 23 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Dodgers were a 16-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Rockies. That made winners of bettors who got Colorado at -111 on the moneyline, while the total score (18) was good news for OVER bettors. Los Angeles was scored on plenty on Wednesday, falling behind early and watching runners cross the plate all game in a 16-2 loss to Colorado.

Chicago was a 3-1 winner in its last match at home against the Reds. They won as -190 favorites, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors. The Cubs enjoyed a 3-1 victory at the expense of the Reds on Wednesday, with Kyle Hendricks throwing 7 innings of 7-hit ball at Wrigley Field.

Los Angeles Dodgers vs Chicago Cubs Betting Odds Trends

LA Dodgers is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Dodgers's last 6 games
LA Dodgers is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Dodgers's last 7 games on the road
Chi Cubs is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Chi Cubs is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 8 games
Chi Cubs is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games at home

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Los Angeles at Chicago, Friday, September 19th

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