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Los Angeles Dodgers take on the Chicago Cubs with Odds and Betting Pick

The Chicago Cubs host Los Angeles on Monday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 34-14 mark against the 27-24 Dodgers in MLB betting odds action at Wrigley Field.

The Chicago Cubs will turn to Jason Hammel and his 6-1 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Los Angeles Dodgers send Alex Wood (1-3) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Los Angeles Dodgers before the first pitch in this match found them as 138 moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 5 earlier at TopBet.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3.6-3.0 result in favor of the Dodgers. 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

34-14 Chicago battles the Dodgers, currently with a 27-24 mark. 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. 2 (Chicago Cubs) and the No. 9 (Los Angeles Dodgers) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Chicago Cubs No. 2-ranked scoring average of 5.69 runs per game, against a Los Angeles Dodgers offense rated No. 13 and scoring 4.39 runs per game. The Cubs have averaged 8.85 hits per game to date this season, more than the Dodgers hitters have managed (8.33 per nine innings).

Defensively, Los Angeles features the No. 21-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.5 runs per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 5 at home, scoring 5.26 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

C Kershaw fanned 10 New York batters in the team's last outing, leading the Dodgers to a 4-2 victory over the Mets at Citi Field.

The Cubs enjoyed a 7-2 victory at the expense of the Phillies on Sunday, with J Lackey throwing 7 innings of 4-hit ball at Wrigley Field.

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

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at Chicago, Tuesday, May 31st