This because LA got solid pitching and played long balls much like Chicago did against its opponents the entire season. The Dodgers also showed some extreme patience at the plate, and then struck for the big blow that is the mindset the Cubs offense took all year long.
LA improved its season series record with the Cubs to 3:5, and it comes into tonight’s game winners in 10 of its L/15 on the road making MLB betting fans upwards of $500. Each club comes into tonight’s game with winning marks in Game 2 off a win and loss.
The Dodgers went 15-11 in the second game of a series if they secured the victory the previous night, while the Cubs went 14-7 in Game 2 if they fell in defeat in the series opener.
Getting the starting nod for the 33rd time this season will be the Dodgers Chad Billingsley who enters tonight’s game 16-10 on the year with a 3.14 ERA and 1.34 WHIP. MLB betting fans lost money backing him this season losing upwards of $420 per the closing MLB odds.
As a visitor, Billingsley went 6-6 overall with a 3.33 ERA but the Dodgers only managed wins in six of his 16 overall starts. He started twice against Chicago this season and LA dropped both games. Nobody knows which “Z” will show up tonight, but the fiery right-hander went 7-2 at home with a 3.77 ERA and 1.27 WHIP.
The Cubs won 10 of his 16 Wrigley Field starts, and he’s 2-3 with a 3.40 ERA and 1.24 WHIP in eight career starts against the Dodgers. Those who bet on baseball made money backing the Venezuelan reeling in upwards of $500 according to the closing MLB lines.
The Cubs currently sit as -150 home favorites in this evening’s MLB wagering affair, with the ‘total’ sitting at 8.5 over -110.
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