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Dodgers vs. Cubs series snapshot: Los Angeles edition

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LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers are back home, facing a Cubs team that has gone 34-21 (.618) since the two teams last played in Chicago in an effort to make the playoffs for the first time since 2008. Here is a brief overview of the two teams heading into the weekend series at Dodger Stadium.

Teams: Dodgers (70-56) at Cubs (73-53)

Split records: Dodgers at home (42-20), Cubs on road (34-27)

Run differential: Dodgers (+59, fourth in NL), Cubs (+33, sixth in NL)

Runs scored: Dodgers 4.11 per game (seventh), Cubs 4.14 (sixth)

OPS+: Dodgers 106 (first), Cubs 95 (fifth)

Runs allowed: Dodgers 3.64 (third), Cubs 3.88 (sixth)

ERA+: Dodgers 110 (fourth), Cubs 108 (fifth)

Last 10 games: Dodgers 5-5, Cubs 6-4

2015 head-to-head record: 2-2

2014 head-to-head: 4-3 Dodgers

Cubs SB Nation site: Bleed Cubbie Blue

Series Schedule

& probable pitchers

Friday, 7:10 p.m. PT: Clayton Kershaw vs. Jason Hammel (SportsNet LA, MLB Network)
Saturday, 6:10 p.m.: Mat Latos vs. LHP Jon Lester (SportsNet LA)
Sunday, 5:08 p.m.: Alex Wood vs. Jake Arrieta (ESPN)