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Chicago White Sox vs. Washington Nationals - 6/10/19 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Washington Nationals at Chicago White Sox
Date & Time Monday June 10, 2019, 8:10 PM (EDT)
Location
Guaranteed Rate Field
Chicago, Illinois
The Line
The Line: Washington Nationals / Chicago White Sox -- Over/Under:
TV Channel
WGN, MASN
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The Washington Nationals and Chicago White Sox meet Monday in MLB action at Guaranteed Rate Field.

The Washington Nationals look to stay hot after winning 11 of their last 15 games. The Nationals have scored 13 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in their last eight games. The Washington Nationals have won 11 of their last 13 games when scoring four or more runs. Adam Eaton leads the Nationals with 64 hits and 16 RBI while Anthony Rendon and Juan Soto have combined for 117 hits and 81 RBI. Anibal Sanchez gets the ball, and he is 1-6 with a 4.19 ERA and 55 strikeouts this season. Sanchez is 3-6 with a 4.41 ERA and 82 strikeouts in his career against the White Sox.

The Chicago White Sox look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The White Sox have scored 11 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in eight of their last 11 games. The Chicago White Sox have won eight of their last 12 games when scoring four or more runs. Yoan Moncada leads the White Sox with 73 hits and 39 RBI while Tim Anderson and Jose Abreu have combined for 133 hits and 81 RBI. Odrisamer Despaigne gets the ball, and he 2-3 with a 6.69 ERA and 35 strikeouts last season. Despaigne is 0-2 with a 4.34 ERA and eight strikeouts in his career against the Nationals.

The Nationals are 4-10 in their last 14 interleague games, 3-13 in their last 16 Monday games and 1-5 in Sanchez's last 6 road starts. The White Sox are 6-1 in their last 7 Monday games, 15-36 in their last 51 interleague games and 0-5 in their last 5 vs. National League East. The Nationals are 8-1 in the last 9 meetings. The under is 6-2 in White Sox last 8 overall. The under is 7-3 in Sanchez's last 10 starts overall.

Sanchez has been much better lately, allowing just six hits and one run in his last 12.2 innings, so maybe that's a turning point in the veterans season. Despaigne has been awful throughout his MLB career and the fact he has yet to pitch this season doesn't make me feel any better. While I'm still iffy on Sanchez turning things around, backing Despaigne isn't an option given his history and lack of recent reps on the big league stage. I'll side with the Washington Nationals.

Pick:
Washington Nationals

Randy Chambers has been with Sports Chat Place since 2014 and covers everything from the NFL to WNBA and tennis. Nobody works harder in this business in terms of content produced and amount of sports covered. Formerly a lead college football writer with Bleacher Report and has had his work featured at Fox Sports, CBS Sports and various other outlets.

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