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Bet on the Cubs vs. Dodgers for May 28, 2017

The Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Dodgers will play the final game of a three game on Sunday. This is a rematch of the National League Championship Series of a season ago. The Los Angeles Dodgers have won the first two games of this series. The Dodgers are now 30-20 on the season.

The defending World Series Champions Chicago Cubs dropped to 25-23 on the season. The Cubs are battling for the top of the National League Central with both the Milwaukee Brewers and the St. Louis Cardinals. The Los Angeles Dodgers are -165 in this game on Sunday over the Chicago Cubs.

Dodgers Led by New Name — Cody Bellinger

Los Angeles is led on the offensive side by Cody Bellinger. The youngster has been solid, with a .273 batting average, along with 9 homeruns and 25 runs batted in. The Dodgers as a team are batting .258, which is 10th in the league. Los Angeles is 4th in the league in runs scored, with 242 on the season.

The Dodgers are sending their stud lefthander Clayton Kershaw to the mound in this game. Kershaw is coming off a 9 inning outing, where he did not pick up a decision against the Cardinals. On the season, Kershaw sits with a 7-2 record, and a 2.01 earned run average, which is the second best in all of the National League.

Cubs Offense Silent

The Cubs offense has gone silent this series. The Cubs, after scoring 14 runs in the final three games of the series against the Giants have yet to score this series. The Cubs as a team are batting .242, led by Kris Bryant. Bryant is also tied with Anthony Rizzo, with 11 homeruns.

On the mound for the Chicago Cubs is their veteran lefthander Jon Lester. Lester is 3-2 on the season and holds a 3.19 earned run average. The 33 year old Lester has thrown 62 innings this season, and struck out 64 batters, while walking 41.

Betting Pick for Sunday

The Chicago Cubs are on the verge of getting swept to start their six game road trip. The Cubs head out to San Diego to take on the Padres after this. The offense has been lost, and now they face one of the best pitchers in all of Major League Baseball. That’s not a good sign for the defending champions.

Look for Kershaw to get the job done. Kershaw is going to pitch great, and beat Jon Lester, who will also pitch pretty well. It’s just not well enough for Lester. When betting on this game, take the Los Angeles Dodgers -165 over the Chicago Cubs.