Chicago Cubs Vs Washington Nationals: Betting Odds and Matchup Stats – August 17, 2022

Written By Staff on August 17, 2022

In the final game of a three-game set at Nationals Park, the Chicago Cubs (48-67) take on the Washington Nationals (39-79) Wednesday at 1:05 PM ET. The Cubs will hand the ball to Drew Smyly (5-6), and the Nationals will counter with Cory Abbott (0-2). Despite playing away from home, the Cubs are at -161 to win, compared to the Nationals at +137.

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

Cubs at Nationals Probable Starting Pitchers

Season Stats
Drew Smyly (LHP) Cory Abbott (RHP)
15 GS 3
5-6 W-L 0-2
3.69 ERA 5.94
4.2 IP/Start 4.1
1.288 WHIP 1.56
7.8 K/9 8.6

Cubs’ Five Hottest Batters (Last 10 Games)

Name BA Hits HRs RBI OPS
Ian Happ .351 13 3 8 1.103
Nico Hoerner .421 16 1 6 1.094
Franmil Reyes .346 9 2 5 1.038
Nick Madrigal .296 8 0 2 .777
Zach McKinstry .292 7 0 0 .695

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Cubs Record Splits

Home Away Day Night Starting RHP Starting LHP
24-34 24-33 21-24 27-42 35-47 13-19

Cubs vs Nationals Recent Results

Cubs Nationals
6 – 4 Record 3 – 7
4.6 Runs Per Game 3.6
3.6 Runs Allowed Per Game 6.9
6-4-0 Record ATS 3-7-0
9.6 K/9 7.98

Cubs Betting Tips

  • When Smyly starts a game, and his team is the favorite on the moneyline, they have a record of 2-2.
  • Chicago has competed as the favorite in seven of its past ten games and has gone 3-4 in those matchups.
  • In their last ten matchups with a total, the Cubs and opponents are 5-4-1 on the over.
  • The Cubs have been victorious in 16, or 44.4%, of the 36 contests they have been chosen as favorites this season.
  • Chicago has a 5-4 in contests that bookmakers favor them by -161 or better on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline for this matchup implies the Cubs have a 61.7% chance of walking away with the win.
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