Washington Nationals VS Chicago Cubs

MLB Baseball 07:05 PM EST

Wednesday

05/17/2019

MASN

Spread: Washington Nationals -147

Over/Under: 7

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On Friday, Chicago Cubs will take on Washington Nationals as they open a three-game series from the Nationals Park in Washington, DC. Chicago enters into this matchup after losing to Cincinnati Reds on Thursday with a final score of 4-2. Willson Contreras produced both runs for his team during the first inning and Chicago is now leading Milwaukee Brewers by half-game for the top spot in the NL Central Division.

Washington Nationals enter into this matchup after a series victory over the month. The Nationals defeated New York at home with a final score of 7-6 on Thursday. Gerardo Parra smashed three hits and produced three runs for his team in their victory. Washington Nationals are now seven games below .500 overall.

Chicago Cubs vs Washington Nationals Predictions 5/17/2019

Chicago Cubs will be sending Cole Hamels to the mound on Friday, the left-handed pitcher is 3-0 on the season with an ERA of 3.08. In his last outing, Hamels gave up just three hits and one run in an impressive seven innings that resulted in a final score of 2-1 against Milwaukee Brewers. Chicago Cubs are onto a slow climb in their division.

Washington Nationals are all set to send their three-time Cy Young award winner Max Scherzer to the mound on Saturday. Scherzer is 2-4 on the season with an ERA of 3.64 and is leading the National League with an impressive 79 strikeouts and owns a 1.15 WHIP. The Nationals will have the upper hand in this matchup with Scherzer on the mound.

Chicago Cubs vs. Washington Nationals. The MLB pick for this match is Washington Nationals -147. Chicago will have Anthony Rizzo play in this series. The Cubs are ranked at No. 11 in runs scored and 4th in OPS through 41 games. Washington Nationals are ranked at No. 21 in runs scored and 21 in OPS on the season. Washington also have the advantage of the home ground. Final Score Prediction, Washington Nationals will win and cover the run line 5-2.

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MLB Starting Time: 7:05 PM EST

Location: Nationals Park in Washington, DC

Date: May 17, 2019

TV: MASN

MLB Odds: Washington Nationals -147

Total Odds: 7

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