Washington Nationals at Chicago White Sox MLB Point Spread Picks 6/11/2019
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Patrick Corbin vs. Manny Banuelos
Jose Abreu and the Chicago White Sox (31-33, 3rd in AL Central) host the Washington Nationals (30-35, 4th in NL East) at Guaranteed Rate Field on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. The White Sox open this contest at +169 while the Nationals are coming in at -179. The total has been set at 9.5.
The Nationals have been decent for Vegas oddsmakers oddsmakers, having gone 30-35-0 SU. Chicago is covering 48.4% of the time, going 31-33-0 straight up. The Nationals have been a dicey option for bettors as favorites, going 19-20-0 SU. Chicago has went 18-26-0 straight up as the underdog, so they are covering 40.9% of the time.
Valuable Washington Nationals Betting Trends
The Nationals have been a decent Over pick for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 32-28-5.
The Nationals are covering 42.9% of the time as the visitor, having gone 15-20-0 straight up.
Important Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
Chicago is covering 54.8% of the time at Guaranteed Rate Field, going 17-14-0 SU.
The White Sox have been an inconsistent Over pick for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 29-34-1.
Key Washington Nationals Injuries
6/6/2019 Koda Glover RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 19
6/6/2019 Justin Miller RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
6/4/2019 Rafael Bautista RF Knee Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
6/4/2019 Ryan Zimmerman 1B Foot Expected to be out until at least Jun 15
5/29/2019 Jeremy Hellickson SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 17
5/9/2019 Austen Williams RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 13
Key Chicago White Sox Injuries
6/9/2019 Dylan Covey SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 22
6/7/2019 Carlos Rodon SP Elbow Out for the season
6/3/2019 Jon Jay LF Groin Expected to be out until at least Jun 10
5/13/2019 Nate Jones RP Forearm Out for the season
3/11/2019 Michael Kopech SP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Nationals have a 30-35 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Patrick Corbin has a 5-4 record with an earned run average of 3.59 and a WHIP of 1.20 this season. He has 89 strikeouts over his 80.1 innings pitched and he's given up 69 hits. He's allowed 7.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.63. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.53 and they have given up 216 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .275 against the bullpen and they've struck out 205 hitters and walked 87 batters. As a team, Washington allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.9 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.66. The Nationals pitchers collectively have given up 558 base hits and 296 earned runs. They have allowed 76 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. Washington as a pitching staff has walked 211 batters and struck out 630. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 3.95.
As a team Washington is hitting .249, good for 16th in the league. The Nationals hold a .423 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Adam Eaton is hitting .263 with an on-base percentage of .348. He has 64 hits this season in 243 at bats with 16 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .387 and an OPS+ of 91. Anthony Rendon is hitting .319 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .423. He has totaled 59 hits and he has driven in 43 men in 185 at bats. His OPS+ is 170 while his slugging percentage is at .638. The Nationals have 548 hits, including 110 doubles and 85 home runs. Washington has walked 214 times so far this season and they have struck out 582 times as a unit. They have left 441 men on base and have a team OPS of .746. They score 4.77 runs per contest and have scored a total of 310 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Chicago has a 31-33 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.36, Manny Banuelos has a 3-4 record and a 1.84 WHIP. He has 39 strikeouts over the 40.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 49 hits. He's allowing 10.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.69. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.97 and they have given up 183 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the White Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 196 batters and walked 100 opposing hitters. As a team, Chicago allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.82. The White Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 541 base knocks and 294 earned runs this season. They have given up 89 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Chicago as a staff has walked 235 hitters and struck out 507 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.41 while their FIP as a staff is 4.81.
As a team, they are batting .253, good for 15th in the league. The White Sox hold a .399 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Jose Abreu comes into this matchup batting .250 with an OBP of .298. He has 63 hits this year along with 52 RBI in 252 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .504 with an OPS+ of 112. Tim Anderson is hitting .324 this season and he has an OBP of .354. He has collected 70 hits in 216 at bats while driving in 29 runs. He has an OPS+ of 127 and a slugging percentage of .495. The White Sox as a unit have 542 base hits, including 96 doubles and 71 homers. Chicago has walked 161 times this year and they have struck out on 604 occasions. They have had 428 men left on base and have an OPS of .711. They have scored 4.25 runs per game and totaled 272 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Nationals/White Sox MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Nationals -179
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