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Chicago Cubs Face the Washington Nationals Saturday: MLB Odds and Betting Trends

Nationals Park hosts an MLB battle between the Washington Nationals and the visiting Chicago Cubs on Saturday.

Jason Hammel gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Chicago Cubs on Saturday; he's 4-2 on the season. The Washington Nationals, meanwhile, will counter with Joe Ross, who will be looking to improve on his 0-0 mark.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Nationals to win this game 4.7-3.8. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago Cubs vs Washington Nationals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Washington (30-25) will face the 28-25 Cubs in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Chicago injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 14 (Washington Nationals) and the No. 11 (Chicago Cubs) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Chicago Cubs rank No. 22 at 8.17 hits per game. That compares with the Washington Nationals No. 18 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Chicago owns the No. 25-rated road mark, allowing 4.78 runs per game on the highway. Washington, on the other hand, rates No. 22 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cubs endured a 7-5 loss at the hands of the Nationals on Friday, with Tsuyoshi Wada throwing 3 2/3 innings of 9-hit ball at Nationals Park.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Chi Cubs's last 11 games
  • Chi Cubs is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Washington
  • Washington is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • Washington is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games at home
  • Washington is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Chi Cubs
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Washington, Sunday, June 7th