Washington Nationals at Chicago Cubs Matchup 7/20/23

On Wednesday (at 8:05 PM ET), Hoerner's Chicago Cubs (44-50) host Thomas' Washington Nationals (38-57).

Matchup

Game Spread Team Totals Over/Under Moneyline Charts
Game Hitters Rating Pitchers Rating Open Current Open Current Open Current Open Current Line Moves
Washington Nationals Washington Nationals Nationals Conf Confirmed 0 0 +1.5 (-132) +1.5 (-150) 2.5 4.5 8.5 runs 9.5 runs +154 +136 line-movement
Chicago Cubs Chicago Cubs Cubs Conf Confirmed 0 0 -1.5 (+110) -1.5 (+125) 2.5 4.5 -184 -162

Odds Comparison

Vegas vs. Lineups.com Odds
Vegas Difference Vegas Difference
Moneyline +136 136 -162 162
Totals 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.5
Win Probability 42% 42% 61% 61%
Over/Under
Vegas Difference
Over/Under 9.5 9.5
Against the Spread(ATS) History
ATS Home Away
53-42 21-27 32-15
46-39 24-24 22-15
Over/Under History
Over/Under Home Away
45-46-4 21-25-1 24-21-3
49-42-3 27-19-2 22-23-1
Line Overall Home Away Overall Home Away
7 or less 0-0-0 0-0-0 0-0-0 3-5-0 3-5-0 0-0-0
8 or 8.5 18-18-2 8-7-1 10-11-1 30-24-1 15-8-1 15-16-0
9 or 9.5 20-20-2 9-13-0 11-7-2 15-10-1 8-4-1 7-6-0
10 or 10.5 4-7-0 4-5-0 0-2-0 1-0-0 1-0-0 0-0-0
11 and over 3-1-0 0-0-0 3-1-0 0-3-1 0-2-0 0-1-1

Bet Splits

Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Away 23-25 47.9% 66.7 4.7
After Losses 21-29 42% 54 4.7
Record Win % Cover Spread % Avg Point Totals
Home 23-25 47.9% 50 5
After Win 19-24 44.2% 46.5 4.4

Scoring

Offense Scoring (Home)
Total 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th
4.7 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.5
4.6 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.2
Defense Scoring Allowed (Away)
Total 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th
5.3 0.6 0.4 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.5 0.5 0.3
5.1 0.6 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.7
Offense Scoring (Away)
Total 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th
4.9 0.6 0.4 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6
4.9 0.7 0.5 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.4 0.5 0.3
Defense Scoring Allowed (Home)
Total 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th
4.9 0.5 0.7 0.5 0.8 0.5 0.8 0.5 0.5 0.1
5.0 0.8 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.3 0.5

Washington Nationals Last 6 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Team ML Opp ML Over/Under Total Starting Pitcher OPS Avg Total Starting Pitcher OPS Avg
7/19/23 WSH 3 @ CHC 17 +142 -168 9 runs 3.5 runs Patrick Corbin (L) .716 .257 5.4 runs Jameson Taillon (R) 1.191 .488
7/18/23 WSH 7 @ CHC 5 +114 -134 9.5 runs 4.2 runs MacKenzie Gore (L) .906 .306 5.2 runs Drew Smyly (L) .706 .250
7/16/23 WSH 4 @ STL 8 +146 -174 9 runs 3.5 runs Josiah Gray (R) .605 .129 5.5 runs Jack Flaherty (R) 1.010 .351
7/15/23 WSH 6 @ STL 9 +164 -196 9 runs 3.2 runs Jake Irvin (R) .977 .306 5.7 runs Steven Matz (L) 1.174 .447
7/14/23 WSH 7 @ STL 5 +166 -198 9 runs 3.2 runs Trevor Williams (R) .487 .211 5.7 runs Miles Mikolas (R) .694 .171
7/9/23 WSH 7 vs TEX 2 +188 -225 10.5 runs 3.4 runs Patrick Corbin (L) 1.078 .371 7.0 runs Dane Dunning (R) .562 .235

Chicago Cubs Last 6 Matchups

Game Opponent
Date Score Team ML Opp ML Over/Under Total Starting Pitcher OPS Avg Total Starting Pitcher OPS Avg
7/19/23 CHC 17 vs WSH 3 -168 +142 9 runs 5.4 runs Jameson Taillon (R) 1.191 .488 3.5 runs Patrick Corbin (L) .716 .257
7/18/23 CHC 5 vs WSH 7 -134 +114 9.5 runs 5.2 runs Drew Smyly (L) .706 .250 4.2 runs MacKenzie Gore (L) .906 .306
7/16/23 CHC 6 vs BOS 11 -148 +126 9 runs 5.1 runs Justin Steele (L) .642 .200 3.8 runs Kutter Crawford (R) 1.095 .350
7/15/23 CHC 10 vs BOS 4 -102 -116 9 runs 4.3 runs Marcus Stroman (R) .968 .343 4.6 runs James Paxton (L) .663 .188
7/15/23 CHC 3 vs BOS 8 +112 -132 9 runs 4.1 runs Kyle Hendricks (R) .783 .257 4.8 runs Brayan Bello (R) 1.162 .333
7/9/23 CHC 7 @ NYY 4 +126 -148 8.5 runs 3.6 runs Kyle Hendricks (R) .601 .188 4.8 runs Domingo German (R) .799 .289

Nationals vs. Cubs Odds and Game Info

  • Date: Wednesday, July 19, 2023
  • Time: 8:05 PM ET
  • TV: MARQ
  • Cubs Starter: Kyle Hendricks
  • Nationals Starter: Trevor Williams
  • Moneyline Favorite: Cubs -165
  • Moneyline Underdog: Nationals +140
  • Over/Under: 9 runs

Nationals vs. Cubs Matchup Statistics

  • The Cubs score the 10th-most runs in baseball (454 total, 4.8 per game).
  • Chicago is 34-13 in games this season when it put up five or more runs.
  • The Nationals have scored 400 runs (4.2 per game) this season, which ranks 24th in MLB.
  • Washington has a 25-11 record this season when scoring five or more runs in a game.
  • The Cubs have the 15th-ranked team ERA across all MLB pitching staffs (4.21).
  • The pitching staff for Chicago has a collective 8.3 K/9, which ranks 23rd in MLB.
  • The Nationals have the 27th-ranked ERA (4.99) in the majors this season.
  • Washington has a 7.6 K/9 this season as a pitching staff, which ranks 29th in baseball.

Nationals vs. Cubs Previous Meetings

Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Result
7/18/2023 Cubs -1.5 9 -165 +140 17-3 CHC
7/17/2023 Cubs -1.5 9.5 -140 +120 7-5 WSH
8/10/2022 Cubs -1.5 7.5 -155 +135 4-2 CHC
5/4/2023 Cubs -1.5 8.5 -180 +155 4-3 WSH
5/3/2023 Cubs -1.5 8 -195 +165 2-1 WSH
5/2/2023 Cubs -1.5 8.5 -140 +120 4-1 WSH
5/1/2023 Cubs -1.5 8.5 -135 +115 5-1 CHC
8/17/2022 Cubs -1.5 9 -155 +135 3-2 CHC
8/16/2022 Cubs -1.5 8.5 -155 +135 7-5 CHC
8/15/2022 Cubs -1.5 8 -140 +120 5-4 WSH

Cubs Leaders

  • Nico Hoerner has racked up a slugging percentage of .374, a team-high for the Cubs.
  • Among all qualifying hitters in the majors, Hoerner ranks 48th in batting average, 93rd in on-base percentage and 126th in slugging percentage.
  • Cody Bellinger is batting .308 with 13 doubles, a triple, 12 home runs and 22 walks.
  • Bellinger takes a hit streak of two games into this matchup. In his last five games he is hitting .421 with three home runs, two walks and six RBI.
  • Ian Happ a has .375 on-base percentage to lead the Cubs.
  • Happ heads into this one with a two-game hit streak. In his last five games he is hitting .278 with a double, a home run, two walks and three RBI.
  • Christopher Morel has eight doubles, a triple, 15 home runs and 15 walks while hitting .270.
  • Morel brings a four-game hit streak into this matchup. In his last five games he is hitting .300 with a walk and three RBI.

Nationals Leaders

  • Lane Thomas has racked up a team-best mark for OBP at .342 and slugging percentage at .488, and also paces the Nationals in base hits with 110.
  • Among the qualified batters in baseball this year, Thomas ranks 12th in batting average (.293), 50th in on-base percentage (.342), and 31st in slugging (.488).
  • Jeimer Candelario is hitting .260 with 27 doubles, two triples, 14 home runs and 30 walks.
  • Candelario's .260 average ranks 67th in MLB among qualified hitters, while his OBP (.336) sits at No. 60 in the league. He ranks 36th with a .480 slugging percentage.
  • Luis Garcia is hitting .263 with 12 doubles, four triples, five home runs and 20 walks.
  • Keibert Ruiz has 12 doubles, 11 home runs and 19 walks while batting .240.

Nationals vs. Cubs Injury Report

  • Cubs: Dansby Swanson: 10-Day Injured List (Heel), Nick Madrigal: 10-Day Injured List (Hamstring), Nick Burdi: 60-Day Injured List (Appendix), Brandon Hughes: 60-Day Injured List (Knee), Brad Boxberger: 60-Day Injured List (Forearm), Codi Heuer: 60-Day Injured List (Elbow), Adrian Sampson: 60-Day Injured List (Knee), Ethan Roberts: 60-Day Injured List (Elbow), Christopher Morel: Day-to-day (Neck)
  • Nationals: Victor Robles: 10-Day Injured List (Back), Israel Pineda: 10-Day Injured List (Oblique), Hunter Harvey: 15-Day Injured List (Elbow), Carl Edwards Jr.: 15-Day Injured List (Shoulder), Thad Ward: 15-Day Injured List (Shouder), Stephen Strasburg: 60-Day Injured List (Ribs), Cade Cavalli: 60-Day Injured List (Elbow), Victor Arano: 60-Day Injured List (Shoulder), Tanner Rainey: 60-Day Injured List (Elbow)