Chicago Cubs vs Los Angeles Dodgers
National League Championship Game 4

GAME: Chicago Cubs (107-61) at Los Angeles Dodgers (96-74)
DATE/TIME: Wednesday, October 19 – 8:00 PM EST
WHERE: Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, California
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Playoff Series: League Championship; LA Dodgers leads 2-1

Chicago Cubs vs Los Angeles Dodgers
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Chicago Cubs
RH John Lackey (0-0, 6.75 ERA)

Lackey makes his 25th postseason appearance (22nd start) and is 8-5 with a 3.22 ERA. However, he lasted only four innings – allowing three runs and seven hits – in a no-decision against San Francisco in the NL Division Series.

The Cubs were a 6-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Dodgers. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at -112 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Chicago:
Team record: 107-61 SU
Chi Cubs is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs’s last 6 games on the road
Chi Cubs is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs’s last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Chi Cubs’s last 17 games when playing LA Dodgers
Chi Cubs are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing LA Dodgers
Chi Cubs are 2-5 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi Cubs’s last 7 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers

Los Angeles Dodgers
Dodgers LH Julio Urias (1-0, 0.00)

Urias went 5-2 with a 3.39 ERA in 18 appearances (15 starts) in the regular season. Urias pitched against the Cubs twice this season – getting hammered for six runs (five earned) in five innings in his second major-league start and later giving up one run and six hits in six innings in 3-2 victory Aug. 27.

The Dodgers were a 6-0 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Cubs. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at -112 on the moneyline, while the total score (6) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Los Angeles:
Team record: 96-74 SU
LA Dodgers is 2-9 ATS in its last 11 games
LA Dodgers is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
LA Dodgers is 10-5 ATS in its last 15 games at home
LA Dodgers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games
LA Dodgers are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of LA Dodgers’s last 17 games when playing Chi Cubs
LA Dodgers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Dodgers’s last 7 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
LA Dodgers are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs

Umpire Trends – Angel Hernandez

Under is 2-0-2 in Hernandezs last 4 Wednesday games behind home plate.
Road team is 5-0 in Hernandezs last 5 games behind home plate.
Under is 4-1 in Hernandezs last 5 games behind home plate.
Road team is 4-1 in Hernandezs last 5 Wednesday games behind home plate vs. Los Angeles.
Under is 3-1-1 in Hernandezs last 5 Wednesday games behind home plate vs. Los Angeles.
Dodgers are 20-7 in their last 27 games with Hernandez behind home plate.
Under is 16-6-1 in Hernandezs last 23 games behind home plate vs. Los Angeles.
Home team is 5-2 in Hernandezs last 7 Wednesday games behind home plate.
Road team is 5-2 in Hernandezs last 7 games behind home plate vs. Chicago.
Cubs are 17-7 in their last 24 games with Hernandez behind home plate.

Chicago Cubs vs Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction

At home this year Julio Urias went 3-0 with a 3.05 ERA and he after the All-Star break he was 4-0 with a 1.99 ERA. On the other side, Lackey away from home was pretty mediocre for a good team. He went 4-4 with a 4.37 ERA. I have always thought of Lackey as an average pitcher who will get you wins against average or good teams but will get hit by the top teams. I like The Dodgers to win another game and getting them at plus money at home makes it even better. I think that one of the reasons the Cubs are favored is that Cub fans are betting their hearts instead of the their wallets. So be it.

Chicago Cubs vs Los Angeles Dodgers Pick:

Dodgers money line +100
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