Chicago Cubs vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

Dodgers and Cubs Meet in Potential MLB Game Lines Playoff Preview

June 18th, 2019 MLB Baseball, Sportsbook

At the beginning of the baseball betting season there were two top National League favorites with MLB game lines.  Cubs and Dodger fans were priming for a pennant chase.  In fact, Chicago and Los Angeles could well meet this October for a shot at the World Series.  By reason of being complete and deep do both teams appeal to gamblers.  Yet the Dodgers have been far more profitable on the board than the Cubs.  Chicago is getting a strong challenge from Milwaukee in the National League Central.  While LA is running away with the National League West.

Chicago Cubs vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

Date and Time:  Sunday, June 16, 2019, 7 p.m. ET

Location:  Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, California

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Cubs vs. Dodgers Overview

Despite making the World Series the past two seasons the Dodgers were a poor betting value.  Consider they finished in the red with MLB game lines in 2017 and 2018.  However, Los Angeles has been producing solid profits in 2019.  LA is 45-23 as the National League West leader.  The Dodgers have won six of their last 10 games.  In the same way the Cubs are in good form with seven wins in their last 10.  Chicago is 38-29 and tied for the NL Central lead with Milwaukee.

Cubs Probable Starter and Bullpen

Left hander Jose Quintana (4-6, 1.31 WHIP, 3.89 ERA) is the Cubs likely starter.  On the whole the Cubs bullpen ranks middle of the pack at 15th in MLB.

Dodgers Probable Starter and Bullpen

Specifically, left hander Hyun-Jin Ryu (9-1, 0.80 WHIP, 1.36 ERA) is the probable Dodgers starter.  Similarly, to Chicago is an LA bullpen ranked 17th in MLB.

Cubs and Dodgers Betting Trends

Road games have not been a source of sportsbook online value for the Cubs.  Chicago has lost 10 of their last 13 games on the road.  Four of their last six in that role have gone under the total.  By contrast the Dodgers have been an excellent wagering play at Dodger Stadium.  LA has won 17 of their last 20 home games. Only three of their last seven home tilts went over the total.

Chicago at Los Angeles Head to Head vs. Spread

Late on the Dodgers have dominated the Cubs at Dodger Stadium.  Los Angeles has won 10 of their last 14 home games against Chicago.  Four of the last six in this series at LA went over the total.

Cubs and Dodgers MLB Metrics

Now the Cubs rank fifth for both run production and earned run average.  Chicago is fourth for OPS and fifth for home runs.  Compared to the Cubs, LA ranks seventh for runs and second for ERA.  The Dodgers are third for OPS and ninth for home runs.

Matchup to Watch

On this occasion we have two of the top teams in baseball going at it. As was previously noted home field is an asset for Los Angeles with the MLB game lines.

Cubs vs. Dodgers MLB Game Lines Odds Picks

Increasingly Los Angeles is cranking cash and profits at Dodger Stadium.

Cubs vs Dodgers MLB Game Lines Online Pick: Los Angeles Dodgers

Cubs vs. Dodgers MLB game Lines Online Score Prediction:  Dodgers 5, Cubs 2

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