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MLB BASEBALL

Washington Nationals vs. Chicago Cubs

The fans at Wrigley Field will be treated to a game between the Washington Nationals and the Chicago Cubs when they take their seats on Wednesday.

The Nationals will give the ball to starter Ross Ohlendorf in this one. Righthander Ohlendorf is 1-0 this season with a 1.38 ERA.

The Cubs will counter Ohlendorf with Jake Arrieta. Righthander Arrieta has a 4.91 ERA to go along with a 2-2 record this season.

In their last action, Washington was a 4-2 winner on the road against the Cubs. Bettors on Washington at -132 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Team records:
Washington: 61-64 SU
Chicago: 54-71 SU

Washington most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Chi Cubs are 7-3
After playing Chi Cubs are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

Chicago most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Washington are 2-8
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Washington's last 12 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 8 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Washington's last 17 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Chi Cubs's last 12 games when playing at home against Washington
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 8 games when playing Washington

Next up:
Chi Cubs home to Washington, Thursday, August 22