MLB Betting Odds for NLDS Game 4 Nationals vs. Cubs

Posted by Derrick Harper on October 10, 2017 in

The Washington Nationals see their season on the line in the National League Divisional Series on Tuesday. The Nationals trail a best of 5 series against the Chicago Cubs 2 games to 1. The Cubs, MLB Betting Odds favorite for this one, came from behind to win the game on Monday after Washington rallied late to win the game on Saturday night.

In the regular season – the Washington Nationals won 97 games. Washington went 50-31 during the regular season at home and won the division by 20 games over the Marlins. For the Cubs, they are the defending World Series Champions. The Cubs won 92 games this season and beat the Brewers by 6 games in the division. The Chicago Cubs are -160 in this game over Washington.

MLB Betting Odds for NLDS Game 4 Nationals vs. Cubs

  • When: Tuesday, October 10, 5:35 PM ET
  • Where: Wrigley Field
  • TV: TBS
  • Radio: 106.7 The Fan (Washington) / 670 The Score (Chicago)
  • Live Stream: MLB.tv
  • MLB Betting Odds: Chicago Cubs -160 (Total at 8)

MLB – 2017 WORLD SERIES ODDS TO WIN

Why consider the Cubs MLB Betting Odds?

The Chicago Cubs used a pinch-hit single from Albert Almora to tie the game, and then Anthony Rizzo won the game with a single in the 8th winning. The Cubs have scored just 8 runs in three games during the postseason, but have two wins. Chicago finished 4th during the regular season with 822 runs scored.

Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant are the top two offensive threats for the Cubs. The two sluggers led the team in most offensive categories. Rizzo led the team with 32 home runs and 109 runs batted in, while Bryant hit .295. The Cubs starting pitching came through strong as the season ended, and finished with 77 quality starts.

Why consider the Nationals MLB Betting Odds?

The Washington Nationals saw their starting pitcher Max Scherzer allow just one hit in the loss on Monday. The Nationals bullpen was unable to get the job done. Now, the Nationals are a loss away from being eliminated in the NLDS again. Washington has scored just 7 runs in the first three games of the series.

The MLB Odds for NLDS Game 4 are against the Nationals.

Bryce Harper crushed a home run in Game 2 to tie the game. The slugger missed the final two months of the season and returned the final week of the season. During the regular season, Harper had plenty of help, as they hit .266 as a team, and scored 819 runs, which was just below the Cubs in baseball.

Latest NLDS Game 4 Betting Trends

  • Washington is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Washington is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington’s last 6 games
  • Chicago is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games
  • Chicago is 17-5 SU in its last 22 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Chi Cubs’s last 18 games

Expert Final Prediction

The Washington Nationals are going to send Wilmington Illinois native Tanner Roark to the mound in this game. The right-hander won 13 games during the regular season, but his ERA was at 3.67. Roark struck out 166 batters in more than 180 innings.

For the Chicago Cubs – former Cy Young winner Jake Arrieta will throw. Arrieta struggled early but was pretty strong late in the season until a late injury. Arrieta still finished with 14 wins in the regular season. The Chicago Cubs are going to win this game. This is a game the offense breaks out and pounds Washington. Bet the Chicago Cubs -145 over the Washington Nationals.