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Philip Humber out to silence Nationals bats in MLB contest

Washington NationalsChicago White Sox
June 26, 2:10 PM | GrassU.S. Cellular Field

Washington Nationals vs Chicago White Sox Odds

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The Washington Nationals will look to grab an inter-league road victory when they take on the White Sox in Chicago at U.S. Cellular Field on Sunday in baseball action.

Chicago hands the ball to starter Philip Humber in this one and he'll try to improve on his 7-3 mark on the year. Washington counters with Livan Hernandez, who will try to quiet the fans and the White Sox bats at the same time.

View Washington vs Chi White Sox Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had installed the White Sox as -160 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8.5 before betting started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 6-ranked White Sox and the National League No. 11-rated Nationals in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Nationals rank No. 15 in the National League at 7.9 hits per game. That compares with Chicago’s No. 9 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Washington owns the National League's No. 9-rated road mark, allowing 4.3 runs per game on the highway. Chicago, on the other hand, rates No. 9 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Washington, they were a 3-0 loser as they battled the White Sox on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the White Sox at -154 were rewarded, while the 3 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Nationals were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Chicago staff and losing 3-0 to the White Sox on Saturday at U.S. Cellular Field.

Washington Nationals Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing LA Angels are 2-7
After playing Chi White Sox are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 8-2
Before playing Colorado are 3-3
After playing Washington are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

A few Nationals at White Sox trends to consider:
Washington is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games when playing Chi White Sox
Washington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games when playing Washington
Chi White Sox are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing Washington
Chi White Sox are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games
Chi White Sox are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games at home

Next up:
Washington at LA Angels, Monday, June 27
Chi White Sox at Colorado, Tuesday, June 28

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