Chicago Cubs Vs Washington Nationals: Betting Odds and Matchup Stats – August 16, 2022

Written By Staff on August 16, 2022

In the second game of a three-game series at Nationals Park, the Chicago Cubs (47-67) take on the Washington Nationals (39-78) Tuesday at 7:05 PM ET. On the hill for the Cubs will be Justin Steele (4-7), opposed by the Nationals’ Patrick Corbin (4-16). Despite playing on the road, the Cubs are still a decent moneyline favorite (-171) over the Nationals (+144).

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Cubs at Nationals Game Lines: Moneyline, Spread, Total Runs

Cubs at Nationals Probable Starting Pitchers

Season Stats
Justin Steele (LHP) Patrick Corbin (LHP)
20 GS 23
4-7 W-L 4-16
3.63 ERA 7.02
4.2 IP/Start 4.2
1.407 WHIP 1.822
9.4 K/9 8.3

Cubs’ Five Hottest Batters (Last 10 Games)

Name BA Hits HRs RBI OPS
Ian Happ .368 14 3 8 1.165
Nico Hoerner .382 13 1 5 1.006
Nick Madrigal .385 10 0 2 .928
Willson Contreras .212 7 2 6 .672
Patrick Wisdom .194 6 1 2 .596

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Cubs Record Splits

Home Away Day Night Starting RHP Starting LHP
24-34 23-33 21-24 26-42 35-47 12-19

Cubs vs Nationals Recent Results

Cubs Nationals
6 – 4 Record 3 – 7
4.1 Runs Per Game 3.3
3.2 Runs Allowed Per Game 6.9
5-5-0 Record ATS 3-7-0
9.82 K/9 7.62

Cubs Betting Tips

  • Steele’s team has been victorious in 37.5% of the games he’s started as the moneyline favorite with a record of 3-5.
  • In seven games as the favorite over the last ten matchups, Chicago has a record of 3-4.
  • When it comes to the over/under, the Cubs and their opponents are 4-5-1 in their last ten games.
  • The Cubs have won in 15, or 42.9%, of the 35 contests they have been named as odds-on favorites this year.
  • This season, Chicago has been victorious three times in five chances when named as a favorite of at least -171 or shorter on the moneyline.
  • Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Cubs have a 63.1% chance of pulling out a win.
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