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Washington Nationals visit Chicago Cubs in MLB Betting Odds Clash

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

Chicago sends Jason Hammel out against Gio Gonzalez for the Washington Nationals in this game. Hammel is 4-0 with a 1.24 ERA on the season, while Gonzalez is 2-1 on the year and has a 1.15 ERA.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Cubs to win this game 4.4-3.4. 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 (21-6) will face the 19-10 Nationals in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Washington injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 1-ranked Chicago Cubs and the No. 4-rated Washington Nationals in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Chicago owns the No. 10 ranking for hits at 8.71 per game. By contrast, the Washington Nationals are rated No. 17 in the same category at 8.17 per game.

Washington brings the No. 2-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Cubs's No. 1-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Washington looks to awaken their bats in this one, after they were struck out 11 times by J Lackey in their last outing, a 8-6 setback against Chicago at Wrigley Field.

Betting Trends
  • Washington is 14-7 SU in its last 21 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Washington's last 23 games on the road
  • Washington is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Washington's last 10 games when playing Chi Cubs
  • Chi Cubs is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chi Cubs's last 8 games
  • Chi Cubs is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Washington at Chicago, Sunday, May 8th