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

The Chicago Cubs will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Washington Nationals invade Wrigley Field on Monday.

Washington puts its faith in starter Tanner Roark to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 0-2. Getting the ball for the Chicago Cubs is Tsuyoshi wada, who owns a 0-0 record on the season with a 3.85 ERA.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.3-4.5 win for the Nationals on Monday. 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

The Chicago Cubs sport a record of 24-19 heading into this matchup, while the Washington Nationals sit at 26-18 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Washington injuries news.

The Chicago Cubs sit at No. 14 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Washington Nationals sit at No. 1 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Chicago Cubs and its No. 15-rated batting order, averaging 4.3 runs per nine innings, against the No. 3 line up of the Washington Nationals at 4.82 runs per outing.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Chicago has the No. 13-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Nationals own the No. 14 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Nationals grabbed a win last time out, defeating Aaron Harang and the Phillies 4-1 on Sunday at Nationals Park.

Chicago looks to rebound from a loss to the Diamondbacks, who beat them 4-3 on Sunday behind a start from Jeremy Hellickson at Chase Field.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 12 of Washington's last 16 games
  • Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 7 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
  • Chi Cubs is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chi Cubs's last 10 games at home
  • Chi Cubs is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at Chicago, Tuesday, May 26th