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MLB Odds Betting - Los Angeles Dodgers Underdogs vs Cubs at Chicago

The Chicago Cubs will try to be nasty hosts on Thursday when the Los Angeles Dodgers pay a visit to Wrigley Field.

Julio Urias gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday; he's 4-3 on the season. The Chicago Cubs, meanwhile, will counter with Kyle Hendricks, who will be looking to improve on his 3-4 mark.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 2.9-1.9 win for the Dodgers on Thursday. 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 (36-15) will face the 28-26 Dodgers in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Los Angeles injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Chicago Cubs rated this week at No. 2 and the Los Angeles Dodgers sitting at No. 9.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Chicago has baseball's No. 2-rated offensive output, at 8.57 hits per game. The Los Angeles Dodgers average 8.11 hits per game, good for No. 20 on the list.

Los Angeles brings the No. 4-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Cubs's No. 1-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Los Angeles batters were mowed down by J Lester in their last start, falling 2-1 against Chicago while striking out 10 times on Wednesday at Wrigley Field.

Betting Trends
  • LA Dodgers is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers's last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers's last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Dodgers's last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs
  • Chi Cubs is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games
  • Chi Cubs is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles home to Atlanta, Friday, June 3rd
Chicago home to Arizona, Friday, June 3rd