Cubs at Dodgers 6/15/19 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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Chicago Cubs vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
MLB: 9:10 PM EST
Jun. 15, 2019
Latest Odds : LAD -172 O/U 8
The Chicago Cubs are facing an uphill battle in Los Angeles. However, the big challenge for the Cubs will be coming from finding a way to win against good teams on the road. The Cubs did win the game against the Rockies in Colorado 2 games ago by a score of 10-1. However, opening the game against the Dodgers was a 4 run loss on the year. With the Dodgers, they have been playing great at home this year and that really can help the Dodgers out quite a bit on getting a bigger lead in the division.
Anthony Rizzo has managed to lead the Cubs in the power department with a total of 17 homers and has the Cubs lead for driving the runners home with 47 RBIs. Javier Baez is the hitter for the Cubs with the average at .296 on the season. Cody Bellinger is the Dodgers slugger and he has done some amazing work this year with a total of 22 homers, a .358 average, and 57 RBIs which could easily lead to him winning the triple crown.
Yu Darvish has struggled some this year and now he is facing a buzz saw team in the Dodgers hitters. Darvish has ended up getting a 2-3 record and a 4.98 ERA so far. He has thrown a total of 72.1 innings on the year with 81 strikeouts. Darvish has walked a total of 44 batters and allowed 63 hits on the season so far.
Walker Buehler is the pitcher the Dodgers are putting on the mound and he has done amazing on the season so far. Buehler has posted a 7-1 record and a 3.35 ERA so far. He has thrown a total of 75.1 innings on the year while striking out 78 batters. Buehler has not walked a ton of batters either with 13 walks on the year and only 61 hits allowed.
Recent Betting Trends:
Cubs are 1-4 in their last 5 games vs. a starter with a WHIP less than 1.15.
Dodgers are 5-2 in their last 7 Saturday games.
Over is 10-3 in Cubs last 13 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of greater than .600.
Over is 5-0 in Dodgers last 5 vs. National League Central.
Free Betting Pick: Los Angeles Dodgers -172
The Dodgers are sending out Buehler and like most of the Dodgers pitchers he has done amazing on the mound. That will continue in this game as Buehler is able to control the Cubs hitters and with the Dodgers hitters being able to get a hold of Darvish it leads to the Dodgers getting quite a lead that they easily hold onto. Final Score Prediction, Los Angeles Dodgers win 9-3.