Chicago Cubs vs Washington Nationals 08/15/2022 Tips, Betting Odds and Forecast

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Chicago Cubs vs Washington Nationals 08-15-2022 Tips Betting Odds and Forecast

Chicago Cubs vs Washington Nationals 08/15/2022 – The Chicago Cubs and the Washington Nationals will be locking horns at Nationals Park on Monday evening. This will be the opener of a three-game series between the two teams. The Chicago Cubs are third in the NL Central with 47-66, two spots below the ruling Cardinals. The Washington Nationals are in the last place of the NL East with 38-78, with the New York Mets dominating the division. The Washington Nationals are predicted by the best baseball betting systems to win this game.

Chicago Cubs vs Washington Nationals 08/15/2022

When: Monday, August 15, 7:05 PM ET
Where: Nationals Park, Washington, D.C.
TV: MASN 2
Stream: MLB.TV

Chicago Cubs vs Washington Nationals 08/15/2022

Team RL TOTAL ML
Chicago Cubs -1.5 (+106) 8 o (-118) -161
Washington Nationals +1.5 (-145) 8 u (-116) +120
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Chicago Cubs

The Chicago Cubs are here after losing with a score of 8-5 to the Cincinnati Reds in the previous pairing. The Chicago offense is led by Willson Contreras who has put up 90 hits for the team and is currently batting with an average of .253 this season. The lead home-run scorer for the team is Patrick Wisdom who has knocked 21 homers out of the park so far. The Chicago Cubs are going to hand the ball to Marcus Stroman for this game. Stroman is currently 3-5 with a 4.20 ERA.

Players to watch: Ian Happ LF (GP 110, AB 401, R 47, H 112, 2B 30, 3B 2, HR 10, RBI 52, TB 176, BB 45, SO 106, SB 6, AVG 0.279, OBP 0.357, SLG 0.439, OPS 0.796, WAR 3.4), Patrick Wisdom 3B (GP 109, AB 381, R 56, H 85, 2B 22, 3B 0, HR 21, RBI 54, TB 170, BB 48, SO 146, SB 7, AVG 0.223, OBP 0.318, SLG 0.446, OPS 0.764, WAR 1.3).

Washington Nationals

The Washington Nationals faced the San Diego Padres in the game before and lost with a score of 6-0. The Washington offense is led by Cesar Hernandez who has put up 109 hits for the team. The highest number of home runs for the team has been scored by Lane Thomas who has knocked 10 homers out of the park. The Washington Nationals will be sending Josiah Gray to the hill. Gray is currently 7-8 with a 4.81 ERA.

Players to watch: Cesar Hernandez 2B (GP 115, AB 448, R 52, H 109, 2B 23, 3B 3, HR 0, RBI 25, TB 138, BB 35, SO 87, SB 7, AVG 0.243, OBP 0.306, SLG 0.308, OPS 0.614, WAR 0.2), Josh Bell 1B (GP 103, AB 375, R 52, H 113, 2B 24, 3B 3, HR 14, RBI 57, TB 185, BB 49, SO 61, SB 0, AVG 0.301, OBP 0.384, SLG 0.493, OPS 0.877, WAR 3.6).

Chicago Cubs vs Washington Nationals Betting Numbers

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Chicago Cubs

The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Chi Cubs’ last 19 games.
Chi Cubs are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games.
Chi Cubs are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Chi Cubs’ last 12 games when playing on the road against Washington.
Chi Cubs are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games against an opponent in the National League East Division division.

Washington Nationals

Washington are 2-9 SU in their last 11 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington’s last 5 games against Chi Cubs.
Washington are 4-16 SU in their last 20 games at home.
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Washington’s last 12 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs.
Washington are 2-8 SU in their last 10 games against an opponent in the National League.

Chicago Cubs vs Washington Nationals Betting Picks

The Chicago Cubs are picking Stroman to start in this game and this pitcher has been a little shaky in the last few performances. The Nationals are going with Josiah Gray who is not exactly doing so well at home. Nevertheless, the Washington Nationals are most likely to win this home game as expected by the best baseball betting strategy.

Score Prediction: Nationals 5, Cubs 3.