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Mat Latos Dodgers at Home vs Chicago Cubs in MLB Betting Odds Clash

The Los Angeles Dodgers get a visit from the Chicago Cubs in MLB baseball betting action on Saturday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Los Angeles sends Mat Latos out against Jon Lester for the Chicago Cubs in this game. Latos is 4-9 with a 4.81 ERA on the season, while Lester is 8-9 on the year and has a 3.44 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Los Angeles Dodgers were listed as 110 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 7 earlier at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.4-4.2 win for the Cubs on Saturday. 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

71-56 Los Angeles battles the Cubs, currently with a 73-54 mark. 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

At the plate, Los Angeles owns the No. 24 ranking for hits at 8.35 per game. By contrast, the Chicago Cubs are rated No. 29 in the same category at 8.08 per game.

Los Angeles owns the No. 4 defense, allowing 4.11 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's No. 8-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago batters were mowed down by C Kershaw in their last start, falling 4-1 against Los Angeles while striking out 14 times on Friday at Dodger Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Chi Cubs is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 15 of Chi Cubs's last 22 games
  • Chi Cubs is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • LA Dodgers is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of LA Dodgers's last 8 games
  • LA Dodgers is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • LA Dodgers is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games when playing Chi Cubs

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Los Angeles, Sunday, August 30th