Chicago Cubs vs Washington Nationals 5/3/2023 – The Chicago Cubs will be locking horns with the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on Wednesday evening. This will be the third game of a four-game series between these two teams. The Chicago Cubs are 15-14 on the season and are coming here after winning the first game of the series. The Washington Nationals managed to even the score by winning in the second game last night. The Chicago Cubs will be winning this matchup according to the latest MLB betting trends.
Chicago Cubs vs Washington Nationals 5/3/2023
|When:||Wednesday, May 3, 7:05 PM EDT|
|Where:||Nationals Park Washington, District of Columbia|
Way 2 smoooooth@nico_hoerner pic.twitter.com/gew3mzH6NY
— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) May 3, 2023
The Chicago Cubs managed two in the first game of the series with a final score of 5-1. In this baseball season, the Cubs are batting with an average of .274 and have scored a total of 152 runs. The lead scorer for the Cubs as of now is Patrick Wisdom who has knocked 11 homers out of the park while putting up 21 ribbies for the team. On the mound, the Cubs will be planting Marcus Stroman who is 2-2 this season with a 2.29 ERA.
Players to watch: Nico Hoerner 2B (GP 29, AB 129, R 22, H 40, 2B 5, 3B 1, HR 2, RBI 17, TB 53, BB 7, SO 13, SB 10, AVG 0.31, OBP 0.348, SLG 0.411, OPS 0.759, WAR 1.3, Dansby Swanson SS (GP 28, AB 108, R 18, H 33, 2B 5, 3B 0, HR 2, RBI 9, TB 44, BB 21, SO 28, SB 3, AVG 0.306, OBP 0.419, SLG 0.407, OPS 0.826, WAR 1
The Washington Nationals lost Game 1 but managed to win the second game of the series with a final score of 4-1. In this MLB season, the Nationals are batting with an average of .251 and have scored a total of 109 runs. The highest scorer for the Nationals as of now is Jeimer Candelario with four homers and 14 ribbies in this season. The Nationals will be tossing the ball to Jake Irvin for this particular game.
Players to watch: Joey Meneses DH (GP 28, AB 120, R 8, H 32, 2B 6, 3B 0, HR 1, RBI 10, TB 41, BB 5, SO 26, SB 0, AVG 0.267, OBP 0.296, SLG 0.342, OPS 0.638, WAR -0.3, Jeimer Candelario 3B (GP 29, AB 117, R 12, H 27, 2B 7, 3B 0, HR 4, RBI 14, TB 46, BB 7, SO 26, SB 0, AVG 0.231, OBP 0.281, SLG 0.393, OPS 0.674, WAR 0.5
Chicago Cubs vs Washington Nationals Betting Numbers
Under is 6-0 in Cubs last 6 games with the total set at 7.0-8.5.
Cubs are 0-5 in Stromans last 5 starts following a team loss in their previous game.
Over is 4-0-1 in Cubs last 5 road games with the total set at 9.0-10.5.
Cubs are 0-6 in their last 6 games with the total set at 11.0 or higher.
Cubs are 5-0 in Stromans last 5 starts with the total set at 6.5 or lower.
Over is 5-1-1 in Nationals last 7 home games with the total set at 11.0 or higher.
Under is 5-1 in Nationals last 6 games with the total set at 6.5 or lower.
Nationals are 1-4 in their last 5 Wednesday games.
Nationals are 2-8 in their last 10 home games with the total set at 6.5 or lower.
Under is 10-3 in Nationals last 13 Wednesday games.
Chicago Cubs vs Washington Nationals Betting Picks
The Washington Nationals have not been so lucky in previous face-offs against the Cubs and will be struggling here as well. The Chicago Cubs are expected by the best baseball bets today to win in this game.
Score Prediction: Cubs 6, Nationals 2.