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Los Angeles Dodgers at Chicago Cubs 5/5/21 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Chicago Cubs vs Los Angeles Dodgers Odds & Info

Game Chicago Cubs vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Date & Time Wednesday May 5, 2021, 7:30 PM (EDT)
Location
Wrigley Field Wrigley Field, Chicago, USA
Latest odds
LAD -170 ; O/U 8.5
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The Dodgers and the Cubs are coming to the game here after having their game on Monday night postponed.The weather did not even look good for the games and that could make it harder for the teams in their double header on Tuesday, which could have weather issues as well on the day. The Dodgers ended up moving to a 17-12 record on the year. The Cubs for their part moved to a 12-16 record.

On the season the Dodgers have ended up with 238 hits and have an average of .240. The Dodgers have scored 148 runs and hit a total of 35 homers. Chicago for their part is coming here with 203 hits and an average of .224. The Cubs have scored 129 runs and managed to find the stands 37 times this year.

Trevor Bauer is the starting pitcher the Dodgers are looking to put on the mound here. Bauer has posted a 3-1 record and a 2.48 ERA. Bauer has thrown 40 innings and struck out 51 batters. When it comes to walks Bauer has walked 8 batters and allowed only 19 hits.

Jake Arrieta is the pitcher the Cubs are looking to put on the mound in this game. Arrieta has thrown his way to a 3-3 record and a 4.31 ERA. Arrieta has thrown 31.1 innings with 28 strikeouts, but has walked a total of 12 batters and allowed 29 hits on the season so far.

Recent Betting Trends

  • The Dodgers are 3-7 in their last 10 games.
  • The Dodgers are over in 8 out of their last 10 games.
  • The Cubs are 3-7 in their last 10 games.
  • The Cubs are over in 6 out of their last 10 games.

Free MLB Pick:

Los Angeles Dodgers -170

The Dodgers are going to have a good chance of winning this game. The Cubs have struggled with Arrieta on the mound and the hitting for the Cubs will struggle against the great pitching that Bauer brings to the table here as Bauer outpitches Arrieta and the Cubs lineup. Final Score Prediction, Los Angeles Dodgers win 5-3.

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