Major League Baseball Preview – Chicago Cubs vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Friday August 28th
The Los Angeles Dodgers will be trying to extend a winning streak on Friday when they take on the Chicago Cubs at Dodger Stadium.
The Cubs will pin their hopes on the pitching of right hander Jason Hammel in this game. Hammel has a 7-5 record and a 3.35 ERA this season.
It’ll be Clayton Kershaw toeing the rubber for the Dodgers in this contest. Left hander Kershaw is 10-6 with a 2.29 ERA so far this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Dodgers listed as 240-moneyline favorites versus the Cubs, while the game’s total is sitting at 6.
Last time out for Los Angeles, they were a 1-0 winner as they battled the Reds on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Dodgers at -195 were rewarded, while the 1 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Chicago lost its last outing, a 9-1 result against the Giants on August 27. Bettors who backed the Giants at -176 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Team record: 73-53
Chi Cubs is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Chi Cubs’s last 14 games
Chi Cubs is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs’s last 7 games on the road
Team record: 70-56
Current Streak: won 3 straight games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Dodgers’s last 7 games
LA Dodgers is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
LA Dodgers is 15-6 SU in its last 21 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Dodgers’s last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs
Chi Cubs at LA Dodgers Saturday, August 29
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