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The Chicago Cubs (51-55) will duel the Washington Nationals (48-56) in the final game of a three-game weekend series at Nationals Park in Washington on Sunday, August 1, 2021, at 1:05 PM ET. Chicago managed to bounce back and split the first two installments of a series after a 6-3 victory over the Washington Nationals on Saturday. The Cubs will battle the Nationals in a rubber match on Sunday. Last time out, starter Kyle Hendricks went 7.0 innings of work with one earned run on four hits allowed while awarding one free base and struck out three batters of the Nats in the winning effort for Chicago. Catcher Wilson Contreras posted 74 hits and 37 RBIs in leading the Cubs while Right Fielder Jason Heyward and Left Fielder Ian Happ recorded a combined 98 hits and 46 RBIs this season.

 

Right-hander Adbert Alzolay will be heading to the pitcher’s mound to start for Chicago in the closing match of a series against the Nationals on Sunday. The righty starter is 4-11 with a 4.73 ERA and struck out 95 batters in his MLB tour this season. Alzolay will be pitching in his second career start versus the Washington squad.

 

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Chicago Cubs vs Washington Nationals Predictions 8/1/2021

 

On the Washington side, the baseball club will try to rebound and break the tie to win this series over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday. The Nationals won the opening game at 4-3 on Friday but lost Game 2 at 3-6 on Saturday. The Nats will try to win this series in a rubber match versus the Cubs on Sunday. In their recent loss, Starting Pitcher Joe Ross lasted for 4.1 innings pitched and gave up four earned runs on seven hits with one walk granted while striking out five Chicago hitters in the loss. This season, Juan Soto marked 98 hits with 58 RBIs in leading Washington while Starlin Castro and Josh Bell notched a combined 163 hits and 91 RBIs for the Nats.

 

Washington will be sending 28-year-old righty Erick Fedde to the bump to start the final match of a weekend series versus the Cubs on Sunday. The right-handed starter is 4-7 with a 5.05 ERA, 1.42 WHIP, and a total of 68 strikeouts in 76.2 innings pitched this season. Fedde also allowed 74 hits, 45 runs (43 earned), and 11 home runs while awarding 35 bases on balls this year.

 

Chicago Cubs vs. Washington Nationals. The MLB Pick for this contest is Washington -120. The Cubs ranked 21st on the offense and 16th on defense while the Nationals ranked 17th on the offense and 18th on defense this season. Washington has the better offense in this match-up with three wins in their last five outings while Chicago struggled with only one win in their last five overall. The Nationals will try to get back from their last loss and win this series at home on Sunday. The predicted score, Washington Nationals will win at 5-3.

 

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Chicago Cubs vs Washington Nationals 8/1/2021 Picks Predictions Previews

MLB Starting Time: 1:05 PM ET

 

Location: Nationals Park in Washington, DC

 

Date: Sunday, August 1, 2021

 

TV: MASN

 

MLB Odds: Washington Nationals -120

 

MLB Totals: 8

 

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