MLB odds handicappers respect how the Los Angeles Dodgers have stuck together and played competitive baseball despite all of their off the field MLB betting issues.
The Los Angeles Dodgers will host the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night with a starting time of 10:10 PM ET. Be sure to have your Sports Gambling account open and ready for action on this National League matchup of potential spoilers and surprise contenders as both side and total odds will be available.
The scheduled probable starting pitchers for this one are Ryan Dempster for The Cubs and Chad Billingsley for the Dodgers.
After a decent start the Chicago Cubs have been having their share of baseball gambling issue as they lost 7 out of 10 games from April 20 through May 1. Pitching has been a major disappointment for the Cubs as they ranked 29th in Major League Baseball for staff earned run average.
The offense has also slipped below the norm as the Cubs were ranked 20th in offensive run production. Starlin Castro was a right spot in the lineup as he was hitting .336 with 18 runs scored. Dempster was absolutely lit up to start the season as he was 1-3 with a 9.58 earned run average. The Cubs were 6-7 on the road as they went over the total in 8 of those 13 away games.
Despite all of their ownership problems that have caused more news than what has taken place on the field the Dodgers have held their own as they were 14-15 on the season including 8-7 at home with just 5 of their home games going under the MLB lines total. Billingsley began the season with a 2-1 record and a 4.46 earned run average.
Heading into this series the Dodgers have had the edge against the Cubs in this head to head series with 13 payouts with the MLB odds in the last 20 matchups as 5 of the last 6 games in that span went over the total. The Dodgers got the money in 10 of their last 13 home games against the Cubs with just 2 of the last 10 games in that span going over the total.