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Chicago White Sox vs. Washington Nationals

A winning streak will be on the line for the Washington Nationals on Thursday when they battle the Chicago White Sox at Nationals Park.

Dylan Axelrod will be the starting pitcher for the White Sox on this day. Righthander Axelrod is 0-0 this season with a 0.00 ERA.

The Nationals will counter Axelrod with Dan Haren. Righthander Haren has a 13.50 ERA to go along with a 0-1 record this season.

The White Sox were a 5-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Nationals. That made winners of bettors who got Washington at -152 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Current streak:
Chicago has lost 2 straight games.
Washington has won 2 straight games.

Team records:
Chicago: 4-4 SU
Washington: 6-2 SU

Chicago most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Cleveland are 6-4
After playing Washington are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

Washington most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 9-1
Before playing Atlanta are 5-5
After playing Chi White Sox are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games when playing on the road against Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chi White Sox's last 9 games when playing Washington
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Chi White Sox's last 16 games on the road
Chi White Sox are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games
Washington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Washington's last 6 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Washington's last 5 games
Washington is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing Chi White Sox

Next up:
Chi White Sox at Cleveland, Friday, April 12
Washington home to Atlanta, Friday, April 12