Courtesy of OddsShark.com
The Washington Nationals and the Chicago Cubs will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Wrigley Field.
The Nationals will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Gio Gonzalez in this game. Gonzalez has a 0-0 record and a 0.00 ERA this season.
The Cubs will counter Gonzalez with Matt Garza. Righthander Garza has a 0.00 ERA to go along with a 0-0 record this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Cubs listed as 112-moneyline favorites versus the Nationals, while the game's total has not yet been posted.
Washington was a 2-1 winner in its last match on the road against the Cubs. They won as -140 favorites, while the total score of 3 made winners of UNDER bettors.
Washington: 1-0 SU
Chicago: 0-1 SU
Washington most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Chi Cubs are 5-5
After playing Chi Cubs are 4-6
After a win are 7-3
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Washington are 4-6
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 5 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
Washington is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games on the road
Washington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games when playing at home against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Chi Cubs's last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games when playing Washington
Chi Cubs home to Washington, Sunday, April 8