Los Angeles Dodgers vs Chicago Cubs 7/8/22 MLB Picks, Predictions, Odds

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The Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Dodgers meet Friday in MLB action at Dodger Stadium. The Chicago Cubs look for a win after splitting their last 6 games. The Los Angeles Dodgers look for a win after winning 8 of their last 9 games.

The Chicago Cubs have scored 13 runs in their last 3 games and 3 or fewer runs in 5 of their last 6 games. The Cubs have lost 5 of their last 7 games when scoring 3 or fewer runs. Ian Happ leads the Cubs with 80 hits and 38 RBI, while Nico Hoerner and Willson Contreras have combined for 143 hits and 59 RBI. Keegan Thompson gets the ball, and he is 7-3 with a 3.41 ERA and 66 strikeouts this season. Thompson is 0-1 with a 2.16 ERA and 7 strikeouts in his career against the Dodgers.

The Los Angeles Dodgers have scored 12 runs in their last 3 games and 4 or more runs in 5 of their last 7 games. The Dodgers have won 6 straight games when scoring 4 or more runs. Trea Turner leads the Dodgers with 100 hits and 59 RBI, while Freddie Freeman and Mookie Betts have combined for 169 hits and 95 RBI. Tyler Anderson gets the ball, and he is 9-1 with a 3.09 ERA and 73 strikeouts this season. Anderson is 4-3 with a 3.91 ERA and 52 strikeouts in his career against the Cubs.

The Cubs are 7-20 in their last 27 Friday games and 6-2 in their last 8 overall. The Dodgers are 54-18 in their last 72 home games and 99-46 in their last 145 overall. The under is 4-1 in Cubs last 5 overall. The under is 3-0-1 in Dodgers last 4 overall. The Cubs are 17-35 in the last 52 meetings in Los Angeles and 0-6 in the last 6 meetings.

Keegan Thompson has been great this season overall, but he’s allowed 34 hits and 20 earned runs in his last 31.1 innings. Tyler Anderson has allowed 30 hits and 13 earned runs in his last 34.2 innings. Anderson has a 2.74 ERA in 42.2 innings at home this season. It’s hard to bet against the Dodgers here, so I’ll take the RL for max betting value.

Author: Lucy Green