Cubs vs Nationals Betting Lines, Spread, Odds and Prop Bets for Saturday, May 18

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Cubs vs Nationals Game Info

Chicago Cubs (26-16, 11-10 Away) vs. Washington Nationals (18-26, 9-13 Home)

Date: Saturday, May 18, 2019

Time: 7:15 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: (+130) | WAS: (-150)

Spread: CHC: +1.5 (-174) | WAS: -1.5 (+148)

Total: 8.5 – Over: (-106) | Under: (-116)

Public (Spread) Betting Percentages: CHC: 44% | WAS: 56%

Starting Pitcher: CHC: Jon Lester (3-1, 1.16 ERA) | WAS: Stephen Strasburg (3-3, 3.63 ERA)

Cubs vs Nationals Betting Trends & Stats

- The total has hit the over in six of Chicago's last seven road games against Washington.

- Chicago is 4-1 against the spread (ATS) in its last five road games.

- Washington is 6-12 straight up in its last 18 games.

- The total has hit the under in 13 of Washington's last 20 games played in May.

Cubs vs Nationals Prop Bet

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

- Stephen Strasburg - Strikeouts: Over 7.5 (-128) – Strasburg has punched out at least eight batters in seven of his nine starts so far this season. The 30-year-old righty has also posted solid career numbers against Milwaukee, as he's struck out 37 Brewers' batters in 31 1/3 career innings pitched against the club.

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