The Los Angeles Dodgers (16-7) will visit the Chicago Cubs (9-15) Saturday at 1:05 PM ET in the first game of a three-game series. Clayton Kershaw (3-0) will start for the Dodgers and Drew Smyly (1-2) for the Cubs. Despite playing on the road, the Dodgers are still a decent moneyline favorite (-190) over the Cubs (+160).
Cubs vs Dodgers Game Lines: Moneyline, Spread, Total Runs
Cubs vs Dodgers Probable Starting Pitchers
Clayton Kershaw (LHP)
Drew Smyly (LHP)
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Cubs Betting Tips
The Cubs were named the moneyline underdog for two Smyly starts this season — they split the games.
Chicago was the moneyline underdog for eight of its last ten games, finishing 2-6 in those matchups.
Over their last ten matchups, the Cubs and their opponents combined to hit the over on the run total four times.
The Cubs have gone 7-10 as the underdog on the moneyline (winning 41.2% of those games).
In games as a moneyline underdog with odds of +160 or longer, Chicago has a record of 2-1 (66.7%).
The Cubs have a 38.5% chance to win this contest based on the moneyline’s implied probability.
Dodgers Betting Tips
Kershaw’s team has a record of 3-1 this season when he starts, and they are the favorite on the moneyline.
Los Angeles has played the favorite in 10 of its last ten games and has gone 6-4 in those contests.
The Dodgers have come away with 16 wins in the 23 contests as the favorites this season.
This season, Los Angeles has come away with a win ten times in 13 chances when named as a favorite of at least -190 or shorter on the moneyline.
The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Dodgers have a 65.5% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.