Chicago Cubs Vs Los Angeles Dodgers: Betting Odds and Matchup Stats – May 7, 2022

Written By Staff on May 7, 2022 - Last Updated on August 11, 2022

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

Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Runs
Dodgers -190 +160 7.5

Cubs vs Dodgers Probable Starting Pitchers

Season Stats
Clayton Kershaw (LHP) Drew Smyly (LHP)
4 GS 4
3-0 W-L 1-2
2.35 ERA 2.79
5.2 IP/Start 4.2
0.696 WHIP 1.086
11.7 K/9 6.1
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Cubs’ Five Hottest Batters (Last 10 Games)

Name BA Hits HRs RBI OPS
Alfonso Rivas .318 7 1 5 .944
Ian Happ .273 9 2 5 .903
Patrick Wisdom .243 9 3 5 .841
Nico Hoerner .281 9 1 6 .730
Willson Contreras .258 8 0 4 .698

Cubs Record Splits

 

Home Away Day Night Starting RHP Starting LHP
4-8 5-7 6-4 3-11 5-12 4-3

Cubs vs Dodgers Recent Results

Dodgers Cubs
6 – 4 Record 3 – 7
4.4 Runs Per Game 4
2.4 Runs Allowed Per Game 4.2
6-4-0 Record ATS 4-6-0
8.9 K/9 8.38

 

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.
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