Chicago Cubs Vs Los Angeles Dodgers: Betting Odds and Matchup Stats – May 8, 2022

Written By Staff on May 8, 2022 - Last Updated on August 11, 2022

The Chicago Cubs (9-17) play the Los Angeles Dodgers (18-7), who will be attempting to extend a five-game winning streak, Sunday at 7:00 PM ET at Wrigley Field. The Dodgers will hand the ball to Walker Buehler (3-1), and the Cubs will turn to Justin Steele (1-3). Sportsbooks have made the Dodgers a heavy favourite despite playing on the road. They’re sitting at -225 to beat the Cubs (+185).

Cubs vs Dodgers Game Lines: Moneyline, Spread, Total Runs

Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Runs
Dodgers -225 +185 8

Cubs vs Dodgers Probable Starting Pitchers

Season Stats
Walker Buehler (RHP) Justin Steele (LHP)
5 GS 5
3-1 W-L 1-3
2.15 ERA 5.50
6.0 IP/Start 3.2
1.125 WHIP 1.889
8 K/9 8
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Cubs’ Five Hottest Batters (Last 10 Games)

Name BA Hits HRs RBI OPS
Willson Contreras .250 7 1 2 .844
Patrick Wisdom .194 7 3 4 .716
Nico Hoerner .235 8 1 3 .660
Ian Happ .185 5 1 3 .657
Nick Madrigal .240 6 0 1 .520

Cubs Record Splits

 

Home Away Day Night Starting RHP Starting LHP
4-10 5-7 6-5 3-12 5-12 4-5

Cubs vs Dodgers Recent Results

Dodgers Cubs
7 – 3 Record 2 – 8
4.5 Runs Per Game 1.8
2.1 Runs Allowed Per Game 5.1
7-3-0 Record ATS 3-7-0
9.1 K/9 8.69

 

Cubs Betting Tips

  • The Cubs have been the moneyline underdog in four of Steele’s starts this season, and they went 2-2 in those games.
  • Chicago played as the moneyline underdog in its last ten games, going 2-8 in those matchups.
  • Over their last ten outings, the Cubs and their opponents went over the run total five times.
  • The Cubs are 7-12 in games as the moneyline underdog (winning 36.8% of those games).
  • Chicago has played as a moneyline underdog of +185 or longer in only two games this season, which they split 1-1.
  • The Cubs have a 35.1% chance to win this game based on the moneyline’s implied probability.

Dodgers Betting Tips

  • Buehler’s team has a record of 4-1 this season when he starts, and they are the favorite on the moneyline.
  • Los Angeles has been favored in its last ten games and won seven matchups.
  • When it comes to the over/under, the Dodgers and their foes are in their previous ten contests.
  • The Dodgers have been favorites in 25 games this year and have walked away with the win 18 times (72%).
  • Los Angeles has a win-loss record of 6-2 when favored by -225 or better by bookmakers this year.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Dodgers have a 69.2% chance of pulling out a win.
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