Dodgers Vs Cubs: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – July 10, 2022

Written By Staff on July 10, 2022

Jake Lamb brings a two-game home run streak into the Los Angeles Dodgers’ (55-29) matchup with the Chicago Cubs (34-51) at 4:10 PM ET on Sunday at Dodger Stadium. Los Angeles’ (-264 to win) Julio Urias and Chicago’s (+219) Drew Smyly will start this matchup.

The betting insights in the article below are based off odds valid as of July 10, 2022 at 3:31 PM ET.

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Dodgers vs Cubs Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Urías (LAD) Pitcher Smyly (CHC)
7 – 6 W/L 2 – 5
87.2 IP 42.2
2.57 ERA 3.80
1.027 WHIP 1.266
8.5 K/9 7.2
2.2 BB/9 2.1

Dodgers Probable Starter Julio Urías

  • Urias gets the start for the Dodgers, his 17th of the season. He is 7-6 with a 2.57 ERA and 83 strikeouts through 87 2/3 innings pitched.
  • His last time out came on Tuesday against the Colorado Rockies, when the left-hander tossed 6 2/3 innings, surrendering one earned run while giving up five hits.
  • In 16 games this season, the 25-year-old has an ERA of 2.57, with 8.5 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are hitting .212 against him.
  • Urías enters the outing with eight quality starts under his belt this season.
  • He will match up with a Cubs squad that is hitting .245 as a unit (13th in MLB). It is also slugging a collective .395 (14th in MLB) with 84 total home runs (19th in MLB).
  • The 25-year-old’s 2.57 ERA ranks 11th, 1.027 WHIP ranks 15th, and 8.5 K/9 ranks 27th among qualifying pitchers this season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 10, 2022 at 3:31 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Cubs Stats vs Urías

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Willson Contreras 9 .222 2 0 1 .222 .444
Yan Gomes 6 .333 2 0 1 .333 .833
Andrelton Simmons 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
David Bote 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Patrick Wisdom 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Ian Happ 1 1.000 1 0 1 1.000 3.000
Rafael Ortega 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Cubs Probable Starter Drew Smyly

  • The Cubs will hand the ball to Smyly (2-5) for his 10th start of the season.
  • The left-hander’s last appearance was on Monday, May 30, when he threw 3 2/3 scoreless innings without allowing a hit against the Milwaukee Brewers.
  • The 33-year-old has pitched in nine games this season with an ERA of 3.80 and 7.2 strikeouts per nine innings, with an opponent batting average of .260.
  • Smyly has not earned a quality start in nine starts this season.
  • The Dodgers rank seventh in MLB with a .252 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks third in the league (.432) and 108 home runs.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 10, 2022 at 3:31 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Dodgers Stats vs Smyly

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Mookie Betts 28 .357 10 2 3 .400 1.079
Trea Turner 15 .267 4 1 2 .267 .800
Justin Turner 11 .364 4 0 0 .462 .826
Max Muncy 7 .286 2 1 1 .375 1.089
Cody Bellinger 6 .333 2 0 1 .429 .762
Will Smith 5 .200 1 1 1 .200 1.000
Freddie Freeman 5 .400 2 0 1 .400 1.200
Gavin Lux 4 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Hanser Alberto 4 .750 3 0 0 .750 1.500
Austin Barnes 2 .500 1 1 1 .500 2.500

Dodgers Betting Trends

  • The Dodgers have gone 54-28 in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 65.9% of those games).
  • Los Angeles has an 8-5 record (winning 61.5% of its games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -264 or shorter.
  • The Dodgers have an implied moneyline win probability of 72.5% in this contest.
  • Los Angeles has combined with opponents to go over the total 31 times this season for a 31-46-7 record against the over/under.
  • The Dodgers have covered 58.3% of their games this season, going 49-35-0 against the spread.
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Cubs Betting Trends

  • The Cubs have been underdogs in 60 games this season and won 24 (40%) of those contests.
  • Chicago has played as an underdog of +219 or more twice this season and split those games.
  • The sportsbooks’ moneyline implies a 31.3% chance of a victory for the Cubs.
  • Games involving Chicago have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 39 of 85 chances this season.
  • The Cubs are 43-42-0 against the spread in their 85 chances this season.

Dodgers Players to Watch

  • Freddie Freeman has put up a team-best .376 on-base percentage. He’s batting .296 with 26 doubles, two triples, 10 home runs and 41 walks.
  • Freeman ranks 21st in batting average, 17th in on base percentage, and 32nd in slugging among the qualifying batters in baseball.
  • Mookie Betts has 76 hits to pace his team, and has 15 doubles, 20 home runs and 29 walks while batting .279.
  • Among the qualifying batters, Betts ranks 37th in batting average, 38th in on-base percentage, and eighth in slugging.
  • Trea Turner has racked up a slugging percentage of .475, a team-best for the Dodgers. He’s hitting .300 with 22 doubles, two triples, 11 home runs and 26 walks.
  • Will Smith has 10 doubles, 13 home runs and 34 walks while batting .258.

Dodgers Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Trea Turner 337 .300 45 11 59 .350 .825
Freddie Freeman 331 .296 53 10 52 .376 .853
Cody Bellinger 288 .208 40 11 31 .265 .650
Justin Turner 284 .246 37 8 45 .312 .713
Mookie Betts 272 .279 58 20 46 .353 .908
Will Smith 252 .258 32 13 40 .351 .803
Gavin Lux 244 .295 41 3 19 .365 .779
Max Muncy 226 .159 32 8 25 .310 .615
Austin Barnes 89 .169 15 4 12 .299 .636
Hanser Alberto 76 .224 8 2 5 .234 .576

Cubs Players to Watch

  • Ian Happ leads Chicago with a slugging percentage of .449, fueled by 32 extra-base hits.
  • Among all qualifying hitters, Happ ranks 42nd in batting average, his on-base percentage is 19th, and he is 54th in slugging percentage.
  • Willson Contreras has 71 hits and an OBP of .387, both of which lead the Cubs this season.
  • Among all qualified players, Contreras’ batting average places him 51st, his on-base percentage ranks eighth, and he is 22nd in slugging.
  • Patrick Wisdom is batting .231 with a .466 slugging percentage and 45 RBI this year.
  • Nico Hoerner has five home runs, 25 RBI and a batting average of .300 this season.

Cubs Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Ian Happ 292 .277 38 8 40 .372 .821
Patrick Wisdom 290 .231 46 17 45 .321 .787
Willson Contreras 263 .270 46 13 35 .387 .877
Nico Hoerner 247 .300 25 5 25 .336 .757
Rafael Ortega 200 .260 24 4 22 .353 .743
Christopher Morel 195 .272 34 9 25 .339 .831
Seiya Suzuki 160 .256 23 6 26 .346 .808
Yan Gomes 154 .208 11 3 10 .222 .527
Alfonso Rivas 148 .236 17 3 22 .320 .651
Andrelton Simmons 74 .176 8 0 7 .238 .427

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