Chicago White Sox vs Washington Nationals in MLB odds
Washington Nationals vs Chicago White Sox Odds
Inter-league play resumes on Friday as the White Sox take on the Nationals at U.S. Cellular Field in a key battle on the odds menu.
Edwin Jackson will take the mound for Chicago, and he'll carry a 4-6 record into the contest. Jordan Zimmermann gets the ball for Washington; he's 5-6 so far this season.
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Nationals listed as underdogs of +-110 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8.5, depending on the book.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the White Sox at No. 6 in the American League and the Nationals at No. 11 in the National League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Chicago has the American League's No. 8-rated offensive output, at 8.6 hits per game. The Nationals average 7.8 hits per game, good for No. 16 on the National League list.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Chicago has the American League's No. 6-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Nationals own the National League's No. 4 mark in runs allowed.
Last time out for Washington, they were a 1-0 winner as they battled the Mariners at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Nationals at -101 were rewarded, while the 1 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Tyler Clippard silenced the Mariners bats in a 1-0 victory last time out versus Seattle at Nationals Park.
Last time out for Chicago, they were a 4-3 winner as they battled the Cubs at home. Moneyline bettors who got the White Sox at -176 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Chicago looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Cubs, a 4-3 final on Wednesday in support of Jake Peavy at U.S. Cellular Field.
Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing Chi White Sox are 4-5
After playing Seattle are 6-4
After a win are 9-1
Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Washington are 4-5
After playing Chi Cubs are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
A few Nationals at White Sox trends to consider:
Washington is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Washington's last 9 games
Chi White Sox are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games
Chi White Sox are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 8 games
Washington at Chi White Sox, Saturday, June 25