Washington Nationals: Predictions for Cubs-Nats NLDS

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Today, we give you our predictions for how the Washington Nationals will do in the NLDS

 The day is finally here! Tonight, the Washington Nationals will begin their run at a World Series as they will play Game 1 of the NLDS against the Chicago Cubs. We have broke down everything there is to breakdown, the rosters for this series will soon be finalized, and now it is time to get to the games.

Throughout this article, each member of our writing team made their predictions for how this series will go. When you check out most of the predictions for this series, a lot of people think this is the most interesting matchup out of the four division series. With all of the close games these teams have played in 2016, expect all of these games to come down to the wire and leave you on the edge of your seat.

Will the Washington Nationals advance to the NLCS for the first time in their franchise history or will the Cubs continue their run on possibly winning back-to-back World Series titles. No National League team has won back-to-back titles since the 1975-76 Cincinnati Reds, who had the Big Red Machine.

In addition to our predictions, you will also find on this first page our special video podcast that we recorded last night. It was our special 200th episode of the DoDcast. Ron Juckett, Drew Douglas, and I talked about the series for an hour and took questions in our Youtube chat. We will be doing these kind of podcasts after every postseason game.

So, let’s get right to the predictions and start with the first of our staff writers, Brian Foley, who talks about all of the All-Stars that are in this series