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Chicago Cubs Favored by -144 Against Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday

The visiting Los Angeles Dodgers hope for a solid performance on Thursday as they look to pick up a win at Wrigley Field against the Chicago Cubs.

The match puts starter Hyun-Jin Ryu for the Los Angeles Dodgers on the hill facing Brett Anderson for the Chicago Cubs. Ryu brings a 0-1 mark to the game, while Anderson is 0-0 to date on the season.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Cubs to win this game 4.4-3.0. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Los Angeles Dodgers vs Chicago Cubs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Chicago (5-3) will face the 5-4 Dodgers in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Los Angeles injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 1 (Chicago Cubs) and the No. 5 (Los Angeles Dodgers) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Chicago has baseball's No. 16-rated offensive output, at 8.5 hits per game. The Los Angeles Dodgers average 7.89 hits per game, good for No. 15 on the list.

Chicago owns the No. 5 defense, allowing 4.12 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Los Angeles's No. 3-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • LA Dodgers is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • LA Dodgers is 8-15 ATS in its last 23 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers's last 5 games
  • LA Dodgers is 5-13 ATS in its last 18 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games
  • Chi Cubs is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
  • Chi Cubs is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Chi Cubs is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games at home

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