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Washington Nationals at Chicago Cubs Betting Odds and Pick

Washington Nationals


Chicago Cubs
Thursday, June 26, 2014 8:05 PM ET
Wrigley Field

The Chicago Cubs look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Washington Nationals arrive at Wrigley Field on Thursday.

For the Chicago Cubs, Travis Wood gets the ball, charged with keeping the Washington Nationals hitters off the base paths. He'll face Doug Fister, 6-2 on the year.

Washington Nationals vs Chicago Cubs Opening Odds and Betting Line

The visiting Washington Nationals were -114 moneyline favorites in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 7.5 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under betting.

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Computer Prediction: Washington Nationals vs Chicago Cubs Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.3-3.7 win for the Nationals on Thursday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.3-3.7 result in favor of the Nationals today. 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

32-44 Chicago battles the Nationals, currently with a 41-36 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Washington injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Chicago Cubs at No. 19 and the Washington Nationals at No. 1 heading into this contest.

How Washington Nationals vs Chicago Cubs Stats Matchup

The game also pits Chicago Cubs No. 26-rated offense, averaging 3.8 runs per game, against a Washington Nationals defense that ranks No. 4 at 3.52 in runs allowed per game. The Chicago Cubs have averaged 7.88 hits per game so far, less than Washington Nationals batters have averaged on the year (8.35 hits per game).

Washington brings the No. 4-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Cubs's No. 12-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Washington was a 9-2 loser on the road against the Brewers. Bettors on Milwaukee at +131 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Washington didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 9-2 to Milwaukee on Wednesday at Miller Park.

The Cubs were a 4-1 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Reds. That made winners of bettors who got Cincinnati at -140 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. Chicago looks to rebound from a loss to the Reds, who beat them 4-1 on Wednesday behind a start from Mat Latos at Wrigley Field.

Washington Nationals vs Chicago Cubs Betting Odds Trends

Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
Washington is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games on the road
Chi Cubs is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games
Chi Cubs is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games at home

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