The Washington Nationals have paid out on the MLB moneyline in each of Gio Gonzalez’s last eight starts at home as he gets the ball at Nationals Park on Thursday against the Chicago Cubs in MLB betting action at the sportsbooks.
Gonzalez sits at 4-2 with a 4.73 ERA on the season, and he was stuck with a no-decision last time out on the road against the Reds when he allowed four runs in 5 1-3 innings. Jake Arrieta (4-4, 3.18 ERA) will get the ball for Chicago.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Those going with the Washington Nationals in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -122 at BetOnline for Thursday’s contest. The betting total was hovering near 7 at Bodog.
Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.5-3.6 result in favor of the Nationals.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
29-24 Washington battles the Cubs, currently with a 27-24 mark. Stay Informed: Follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Washington vs Chicago injuries news.
This game puts the Washington Nationals, most recently No. 7 in Odds – VSB
MLB Power Rankings, up against the Chicago Cubs, who rate a No. 16 in the latest survey.
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Chicago Cubs rank No. 21 at 8.2 hits per game. That compares with the Washington Nationals No. 18 ranking in that category.
Comparing defensive stats, Chicago owns the No. 26-rated road mark, allowing 4.84 runs per game on the highway. Washington, on the other hand, rates No. 22 in scoring at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Chicago didn’t get the job done in their last match, falling 7-3 to Miami on Wednesday at Marlins Park.
The Nationals were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Toronto staff and losing 8-0 to the Blue Jays on Wednesday at Nationals Park.
- Chi Cubs is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
- The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chi Cubs’s last 9 games
- Chi Cubs is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
- Chi Cubs is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Washington
- Washington is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
- Washington is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games at home
- Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs
- The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington’s last 5 games when playing Chi Cubs
Next Betting Matchups
Chicago at Washington, Friday, June 5th