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Chicago Cubs visit Los Angeles Dodgers in MLB Betting Odds Clash

The Los Angeles Dodgers will try to be nasty hosts on Sunday when the Chicago Cubs pay a visit to Dodger Stadium.

Chicago puts its faith in starter Jon Lester to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 14-4. Getting the ball for the Los Angeles Dodgers is Brock Stewart, who owns a 0-2 record on the season with a 11.25 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Chicago Cubs listed as favorites of -158 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.2-3.6 win for the Cubs on Sunday. 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

The Los Angeles Dodgers bring a 72-57 record to the battle against the 82-46 Cubs. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs Chicago injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 13-ranked Los Angeles Dodgers and the No. 3-rated Chicago Cubs in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Los Angeles Dodgers No. 17-ranked scoring average of 4.53 runs per game, against a Chicago Cubs offense rated No. 3 and scoring 5.12 runs per game. The Dodgers have averaged 8.57 hits per game to date this season, less than the Cubs hitters have managed (8.79 per nine innings).

Defensively, Chicago features the No. 3-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.92 runs per game. Los Angeles, meanwhile, comes in at No. 24 at home, scoring 4.12 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cubs endured a 3-2 loss at the hands of the Dodgers on Saturday, with J Hammel throwing 2.1 innings of 5-hit ball at Dodger Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Chi Cubs is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Chi Cubs is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Chi Cubs is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • LA Dodgers is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • LA Dodgers is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • LA Dodgers is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of LA Dodgers's last 12 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago home to Pittsburgh, Monday, August 29th
Los Angeles at Colorado, Monday, August 29th