Los Angeles Dodgers vs Chicago Cubs MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Los Angeles Dodgers vs Chicago Cubs Prediction 4/5/2024

The Los Angeles Dodgers (7-2) travel to face off against the Chicago Cubs (4-2) on Friday, April 5th. This game will be played at Wrigley Field in Chicago and televised on MARQ. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. First pitch is set for 2:20 ET.

Dodgers vs Cubs

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The Dodgers Are Coming Off A Win

Los Angeles won the last game of the series against the Giants, 5-4. The Dodgers were favored at -245. The Giants struck out 12 times, with the Dodgers striking out six times.

Shohei Ohtani and Miguel Rojas both hit home runs for the Dodgers. Tyler Glasnow got the win, going six innings and giving up three earned runs. Dinelson Lamet picked up the save.

Bobby Miller Gets The Start For The Dodgers

Coming off a dominant outing in his first start of the season, Bobby Miller will be on the mound for the Dodgers against the Cubs. In his first start, Miller went 6 innings, striking out 11 and only allowing 2 hits. He did not allow a run and picked up the win. This will be his first road start of the season.

Dodgers Offense Breakdown

For the Dodgers, we have Shohei Ohtani projected to have the best chance to hit a home run, as his home run projection is 5th best in the league today. Freddie Freeman has the highest total hits projection on the team and the 6th best in the league today. Mookie Betts has the 2nd best total hits projection on the team and the 10th best home run projection in the league today.

The Cubs Are Coming Off A Win

The Cubs won a high-scoring game against the Rockies, 9-8. The Cubs scored four runs in the second inning and three in the sixth. The Rockies scored five runs in the eighth, but it wasn’t enough.

Seiya Suzuki had a big game for the Cubs, going 3/5 with a home run and four RBIs. Michael Busch also had a big game, going 3/3 with an RBI. Charlie Blackmon had a big game for the Rockies, going 3/5 with two RBIs.

Kyle Hendricks Gets The Start For The Cubs

Kyle Hendricks and the Cubs are at home today, taking on the Dodgers. Hendricks is making his second start of the season, and he took a loss in his first outing, going 3 2/3 innings and giving up 5 runs on 9 hits. He did strike out 2 batters and gave up a pair of home runs.

Cubs Offense Breakdown

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According to our projections, Seiya Suzuki has the highest total hits projection on the Cubs and the 6th highest in the league today. He also has the 2nd best odds to hit a home run on the team and 10th best in the league. Nick Madrigal is 2nd on the Cubs in total hits and 8th in the league. Christopher Morel has the best odds to hit a home run on the Cubs and 8th best in the league.


Dodgers vs Cubs Prediction


Our prediction for today’s Dodgers vs. Cubs game is to take the Cubs on the money line, with a payout of +148. We have the Cubs winning this one by a score of 6-5.

Looking at the starting pitchers, our projections have Bobby Miller finishing with six strikeouts, which is good for sixth among all starters. As for Kyle Hendricks, he is projected to finish with four strikeouts, which is second to last among all starters.

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