The Chicago Cubs take on the Washington Nationals from Wrigley Filed this evening. Chicago currently leads the best of 5 series 2-1 and can close out the series with a win tonight over the Nationals. Washington will have righty Tanner Roark taking the mound tonight a pitcher that is coming off a 13 win regular season. Jake Arrieta will get the start for the Cubs and hopes a lingering hamstring strain doesn’t derail his outing. Can the reigning World Series Champion Cubs finish off the Nationals or will Washington pull off a win to avoid elimination?
NLDS Chicago Cubs vs. Washington Nationals Odds & Trends:
The Nationals are 25-8 in their last 33 games after losing the previous game. Washington is 2-7 in their last nine games as underdogs against the Cubs. The total has gone UNDER in 16 of the Nationals’ last 22 games as underdogs against Chicago. Washington is 1-4 against the spread in its last 5 games with a record of 1-4 in those 5 games. The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington’s last 6 games. The Nationals are 1-7 against the spread in its last 8 games on the road. Chicago is 8-3 against the spread in its last 11 games. The Cubs is 17-5 in its last 22 games with the total going UNDER in 12 of their last 18 games. Chicago is also 7-3 against the spread in its last 10 games at Wrigley Field.
Tune in tonight as the favorite (-168) Chicago Cubs face the Washington Nationals (+151). This game features a run total O/U 7.5 with the Washington Nationals +1.5 (-145). At this time 55% of the betting public has this game going OVER this evening. Also 58% of the betting public has the Cubs winning tonight’s game outright.
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