Wednesday's interleague matchup between the Nationals and White Sox is set for 2:10 PM ET from Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, IL. The Nationals are 20-21 this season, while the White Sox are 13-30 overall. Chicago is favored on the money line, with their odds sitting at -145 compared to the Nationals at +123.

Patrick Corbin is starting for the Nationals, while the White Sox have Garrett Crochet on the mound. NBCS will be televising this game.


The Pick: Washington Nationals Moneyline +123

This game will be played at Guaranteed Rate Field at 2:10 ET on Wednesday, May 15th.


  • We have the Nationals winning by a score of 5 to 4
  • If you're looking for a run line pick, we also like the Nationals to cover
  • As for an over/under pick, we have this game finishing with 9 runs and like the over

Chicago cruised to a 4-0 win over the Nationals in the most recent game of this series. The White Sox had a huge 3rd inning, scoring all three of their runs. As for the Nationals, they had their best chance to score in the 8th, but could only push across one run.

Erick Fedde started for the White Sox and picked up the win, going seven innings and not giving up a run. He finished the game with six strikeouts but issued zero walks. Mitchell Parker got the start for the Nationals and took the loss, giving up three earned runs in five innings of work.

Andrew Vaughn was the difference for the White Sox, as he homered twice, scored four times, and finished with two RBIs. Eloy Jimenez also had a two-hit game for Chicago. As for the Nationals, Juan Soto went 2/4.

Nationals Records & Stats

Washington is 20-21 overall as they are nine games behind the Phillies in the NL East. The Nationals are 5-2 in the division, and they will be on the road today vs. the White Sox. This season, the Nationals are 13-11 on the road compared to 7-10 at home.

As the underdog, the Nationals are 17-19 this year, which includes having lost two straight as the underdog. They are 3-2 when favored and have an overall series record of 5-7-1. Washington is 5-5 in their last 10 games and are looking to take the series lead today vs. the White Sox.

Washington is a strong play on the run line this season, going 26-15 overall. They have been even better on the road, where they are 17-7 against the run line. The Nationals have been a run line favorite in just five games this season, going 3-2 in those contests. They have been a run line underdog in 36 games, going 23-13 in those matchups.

Washington's games have gone over the total in 18 of their 40 games this season. Their games have averaged 8.3 runs per game, and the over/under line in their games has been set at an average of 8 runs per game. When the line has been set at 8 runs, their games have gone over 50% of the time.

Left-hander Patrick Corbin gets the start for the Nationals today as he faces the White Sox on the road. He has made eight starts this season and has a record of 1-3 with a 5.91 ERA. Corbin's WHIP for the season is currently 1.78. The last time he took the mound, Corbin picked up the win, going five innings and giving up just one earned run on four hits. He finished with seven strikeouts in that outing. This year, opponents are batting .326 off Corbin, and he has allowed a total of four home runs. Per nine innings, Corbin is averaging 6.12 strikeouts and 3.37 walks.

So far this season, the Nationals offense is averaging 4 runs per game, which is 20th in the league. They have been slightly better on the road (4.1 runs per game) compared to at home (4.0 runs per game). As a team, they are batting just .227 and have the league's 16th ranked home run total. Washington's collective on-base percentage and slugging percentage numbers are also just around the league average.

Joey Meneses has been the Nationals' top run producer this season, as he leads the team with 21 RBIs, but he has just one home run and is batting only .231. CJ Abrams has been a bright spot in the lineup, as he is batting .263 and has gone deep seven times. Eddie Rosario and Nick Senzel are both tied for 2nd on the team with five homers, but Rosario is batting just .178 for the season. However, he has been hot of late, going 12/31 with four homers in his last 10 games.

White Sox Records & Stats

With a record of 13-30, the White Sox are 5th in the AL Central and trail the Guardians by 14 games for the division lead. So far, they have really struggled against other AL Central teams, going 5-19 this year. Chicago is just 4-16 on the road but has been a bit better at home, coming in at 9-14 this season.

The White Sox have been better in day games this year, going 5-13 compared to 8-17 in night games. So far, they have been good as the underdog, going 12-30, and they are 1-0 as the favorite. Chicago's overall series record is 3-9-1, and they are 6-4 over their last 10 games.

One trend to watch with the Chicago White Sox is their run line record at home. They are 14-9 against the run line at Guaranteed Rate Field this season, compared to 7-13 on the road. Their average run margin in winning games is +2.3 runs, while their average run margin in losing games is -4.0 runs.

The Chicago White Sox have an over/under record of 19-23 this season, and the average over/under line for their games is 8 runs. When the over/under line is set at 8 runs, their record is 5-2. So far this season, 46.5% of their games have had over/under lines set at 8 runs or higher, and 37.2% of their games have had over/under lines set at 7.5 or lower.

White Sox starter Garrett Crochet has made 9 starts this season and has a record of 3-4. His ERA for the season is 4.63, along with a WHIP of .99. Crochet's last outing came on May 10th against the Guardians, where he didn't give up a run in 6 innings of work. He finished with 11 strikeouts in that outing. Crochet has made 4 quality starts this season and is averaging 12.34 strikeouts per nine innings. For the year, he has given up 8 home runs. At home, his ERA is 3.21, compared to 9.34 on the road.

Chicago's offense has been one of the worst in the league this season, as they are last in the league in team batting average and on-base percentage. Overall, they are averaging just 2.9 runs per game, and their on-base percentage of .275 is also the worst in the league. The White Sox have also struggled in the power department, as they are just 18th in home runs and have a collective slugging percentage of .334.

Paul DeJong and Andrew Vaughn have been two of the White Sox's top power threats this season, with each player having three homers in their last seven and eight games, respectively. DeJong is batting .248 for the season, while Vaughn is hitting just .211. However, Vaughn is 9/30 (.300) in his last eight games, including three homers.