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Los Angeles Dodgers take on Cubs in baseball test

Los Angeles DodgersChicago Cubs
Aug 4, 2:20 PM | GrassWrigley Field

Los Angeles Dodgers vs Chicago Cubs Odds

60-49TEAM RECORD49-61

Los Angeles pays a visit to Chicago on Sunday, hoping to shut down the Cubs bats in baseball action at Wrigley Field.

The Cubs will turn to Carlos Villanueva and his 1-6 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Dodgers send Zack Greinke (8-3) to the hill.

View LA Dodgers vs Chi Cubs Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The moneyline was hovering in the range of +156 for the Cubs in this one over at TopBet. The over under number was sitting near 7.5 at 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
The Cubs - Dodgers odds would favor the Dodgers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Chicago is rated No. 9 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Los Angeles is at No. 3 in the National League.

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How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Chicago and its National League No. 9-rated batting order, averaging 3.9 runs per nine innings, against the National League's No. 7 lineup of the Dodgers at 4 runs per outing.

Chicago owns the National League's No. 9 defense, allowing 4.2 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Los Angeles' National League No. 5-rated defense.

Los Angeles won its last outing, a 3-0 result against the Cubs on August 3. Bettors who backed the Dodgers at -102 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Chris Capuano silenced the Cubs bats in a 3-0 victory last time out versus Chicago at Wrigley Field.

Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing St. Louis are 5-5
After playing Chi Cubs are 6-4
After a win are 8-2

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Philadelphia are 3-7
After playing LA Dodgers are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5

A few Dodgers at Cubs trends to consider:
LA Dodgers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games on the road
LA Dodgers are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs
LA Dodgers are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of LA Dodgers' last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Chi Cubs' last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games when playing at home against LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Chi Cubs' last 12 games when playing LA Dodgers

Next up:
LA Dodgers at St. Louis, Monday, August 5
Chi Cubs at Philadelphia, Tuesday, August 6

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