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Los Angeles Sends Clayton Kershaw vs Jason Hammel in Chicago Cubs vs Dodgers Game

The Chicago Cubs will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Dodgers in Los Angeles at Dodger Stadium on Friday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

The Los Angeles Dodgers will rely on Clayton Kershaw to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Jason Hammel will be his counterpart for the Chicago Cubs. Clayton Kershaw is 10-6 this season, and Jason Hammel is 7-5.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the Los Angeles Dodgers as -200 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 6 at shops such as Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.3-4.2 win for the Cubs on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago Cubs vs Los Angeles Dodgers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Los Angeles (70-56) will face the 73-53 Cubs in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Chicago injuries news.

This game puts the Los Angeles Dodgers, most recently No. 14 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Chicago Cubs, who rate a No. 11 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Los Angeles Dodgers and its No. 16-rated batting order, averaging 4.11 runs per nine innings, against the No. 15 line up of the Chicago Cubs at 4.14 runs per outing.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Los Angeles has the No. 4-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Cubs own the No. 8 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cubs hope to make more contact than they did in their start against M Bumgarner, who struck out 12 batters in 9-1 loss on Thursday at AT&T Park.

The Dodgers didn't allow a single run in their last start, as their staff shut out Cincinnati 1-0 on Thursday at Great American Ball Park.

Betting Trends
  • Chi Cubs is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Chi Cubs's last 14 games
  • Chi Cubs is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Dodgers's last 7 games
  • LA Dodgers is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • LA Dodgers is 15-6 SU in its last 21 games when playing Chi Cubs
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers's last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Los Angeles, Saturday, August 29th