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Scherzer is at 0-2 in His Career vs Cubs

Max Scherzer has failed to pick up a victory in either of his career starts against the Chicago Cubs as he takes the mound for the Washington Nationals on Wednesday night in marquee baseball betting action at the online sportsbooks.

Scherzer is 5-3 with a 1.67 ERA on the season, turning in another strong outing last time out when he held the Phillies to just one run on four hits over eight innings. Jon Lester (4-2, 3.56 ERA) will get the ball for the Cubs on Wednesday.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.3-4.4 win for the Nationals on Wednesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Washington Nationals vs Chicago Cubs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Chicago (25-20) will face the 27-19 Nationals in this tilt. Stay Informed: Follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Washington injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 14 (Chicago Cubs) and the No. 1 (Washington Nationals) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Washington Nationals rank No. 10 at 8.59 hits per game. That compares with the Chicago Cubs No. 21 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Washington owns the No. 23-rated road mark, allowing 4.72 runs per game on the highway. Chicago, on the other hand, rates No. 25 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Washington suffered a 3-2 loss against Chicago on Tuesday, as Jordan Zimmermann wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Wrigley Field.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 12 of Washington's last 18 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games
  • Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 7 games
  • Chi Cubs is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at Cincinnati, Friday, May 29th
Chicago home to Kansas City, Friday, May 29th

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