The Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago Cubs will wrap-up their three-game set Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. ET. Walker Buehler will get the ball for Los Angeles, who will be opposed by Adbert Alzolay for Chicago. We’ll go over some ideal picks on DraftKings Sportsbook centered around the game here.
Moneyline pick: Dodgers -175
The run line for Wednesday night’s game is set at 1.5 with the Dodgers listed as the favorite on the road. These teams played two games on Tuesday that each squad win one game. In Game 1, the Cubs’ bats came alive and forced an early exit from Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw, leading to a 7-1 win. The Cubs would go on to sweep the doubleheader, edging the Dodgers 4-3 in Game 2. The Cubs can complete the sweep tonight.
For the series finale, Buehler will be on the mound for the Dodgers and will look to get his second win on the season. The 26-year-old pitcher has a record of 1-0 with an ERA of 3.16, along with 31 strikeouts in 31.1 IP. In his last start against the Reds, Buehler gave up 7 hits, 5 earned runs (1 HR), 1 walk, and recorded 10 strikeouts in 6.1 IP.
In two road starts this season, he has an ERA of 3.00. But in three games against the Cubs, Buehler has a record of 0-1 and ERA of 5.27 (second-worst against team in his career). As for Alzolay, he has a record of 1-2 and 4.71 ERA through four starts this season. The 26-year-old received his first in his last start against the Braves on April 29. He allowed 4 hits, 2 earned runs, 1 walk, but struck out 6 in 6.0 IP.
Player Prop: Adbert Alzozay O5.5 strikeouts (-114)
For the Cubs to come away with the series win, a lot of their success with ride on the arm of Alzozay. The 26-year-old has pitched well at home this season with an ERA of 5.59. But this Dodgers’ team is currently struggling, only winning once in their last five games. Adbert has gone over 5.5 strikeouts in three straight outings.
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