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The Chicago Cubs will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Tuesday when they take on the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium.
The Cubs will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Travis Wood in this game. Wood has a 7-10 record and a 3.22 ERA this season.
Starting this game for the Dodgers will be Clayton Kershaw. The lefthander has a 1.72 ERA to go along with a 13-7 record this season.
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 has lost 2 straight games.
Chicago: 55-76 SU
Los Angeles: 77-54 SU
Chicago most recently:
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 most recently:
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 trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's 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
LA Dodgers home to Chi Cubs, Wednesday, August 28