Cubs vs Nationals Betting Lines, Spread, Odds and Prop Bets for Friday, May 17

Max Staley
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Cubs vs Nationals Game Info

Chicago Cubs (25-16, 10-10 Away) vs. Washington Nationals (18-25, 9-12 Home)

Date: Friday, May 17, 2019

Time: 7:05 p.m. EST

Venue: Nationals Park – Washington, D.C.

Cubs vs Nationals Betting Info & Starting Pitchers

All betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.

Moneyline: CHC: (+136) | WAS: (-156)

Spread: CHC: +1.5 (-172) | WAS: -1.5 (+146)

Total: 8 – Over: (-106) | Under: (-116)

Public (Spread) Betting Percentages: CHC: 36% | WAS: 64%

Starting Pitcher: CHC: Cole Hamels (3-0, 3.08 ERA) | WAS: Max Scherzer (2-4, 3.64 ERA)

Cubs vs Nationals Betting Trends & Stats

- The total has hit the under in seven of the Cubs' last eight games.

- The Cubs are 13-4 straight up in their last 17 games.

- Washington is 7-13 straight up in its last 20 games.

- The total has hit the over in four of Washington's last six games against the Cubs.

Cubs vs Nationals Prop Bet

All Cubs-Nationals betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.

- Max Scherzer Total Strikeouts: Under 9.5 (-150) – Scherzer has been racking up strikeouts this season, but this total is higher than most of his marks in 2019. For one, Scherzer has struck out more than nine batters in only three of his nine starts this season. Additionally, the Chicago Cubs' lineup strikes out an average of 9.12 times per game.

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