Washington Nationals vs Chicago Cubs 8-8-22

Washington Nationals vs Chicago Cubs 8/8/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

Washington Nationals vs Chicago Cubs 8/8/2022 Picks Predictions Previews


The Washington Nationals will go head-to-head with the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field, IL on Monday, August 08, 2022 at 8:05 PM ET. The Nationals’ seven-game road trip continues.


This past weekend, the team played four matches against the Phillies and lost all, scoring 32 runs total. Moving ahead, the offense will continue to struggle, and the pitching will carry on committing errors. The Nats are 2-8 in their prior 10 matches.


Anibal Sanchez will make his fifth start of the season for the Nationals. In his most recent outing against the Mets, Sanchez faltered more than usual, giving up five runs (four earned) in 5.1 innings and taking the defeat to drop to 0-4.


The veteran right-hander faced trouble in each of his four outings thus far, tossing 20 innings and surrendering 18 runs (17 of them earned), for appalling records of 7.65 ERA and 1.50 WHIP.


  • The Washington Nationals are 1-5 SU in their previous 6 matches on the road. 
  • The Nats are 1-7 SU in their previous 8 games with an opponent in the National League. 
  • The total went UNDER in 5 of the Washington Nationals previous 7 matches against an opponent in the National League Central Division.

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Washington Nationals vs Chicago Cubs Predictions 8/8/2022


Following a series victory over the Marlins on the weekend, the Cubs were strong at home recently, sweeping five of their previous six games. Prior to Friday’s win, the team sustained 5 consecutive losses.


The Chicago Cubs only hold a 3-7 mark in their last 10 matches. The Cubs are currently ranked 21st overall with a 4.15 run average for the season. With a 4.33 team ERA, the pitching staff ranked in the major leagues.


Keegan Thompson will take the mound for the 23rd time to start the series.  Last time around against the Cardinals, Thompson was hammered, conceding five runs, including two home runs, in 4.2 innings.


His season stats dropped to 8-5 as a result. With regards to pitching, the young right-hander is one of the team’s few fine beacons, compiling a 3.48 ERA and 1.27 WHIP in 93 innings of action.


  • The Chi Cubs are 2-6 SU in their previous 8 matches. 
  • The total went UNDER in 6 of the Chicago Cubs’ previous 6 matches at home. 
  • The total went UNDER in 11 of the Chi Cubs’ previous 13 games with a rival in the NL.

Washington Nationals vs. Chicago Cubs. The MLB pick for this game is the Chicago Cubs. After weathering a humbling four-game sweep at the hands of the Phillies over the weekend, the Nationals lost seven of their previous eight matches.


The Cubs are having an impressive season, winning five of their past six games at Wrigley Field. Anibal Sanchez, the starting pitcher for the Nationals, pummeled in each of his four starts this year, giving up 18 runs, including six home runs, in 20 innings of work.


Keegan Thompson, the Cubs’ top starter, is currently on the mound for the team. He had a remarkable 2.57 ERA in July and is particularly challenging to deal with at home, where he has a 5-2 record and an incredible 2.50 ERA. The Cubs will win 5-3.


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Washington Nationals vs Chicago Cubs 8/8/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

MLB Starting Time: 8:05 PM ET


Location: Wrigley Field, IL


Date: August 08, 2022




MLB Odds: CHC -175


MLB Totals: 7.5


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