Monday, October 12, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Brett Anderson (10-9) vs. Matt Harvey (13-8)
The Los Angeles Dodgers take on the New York Mets on Monday at Citi Field in Game 3 of the NLDS. Brett Anderson is the probable starter for the Dodgers and he'll face Matt Harvey of the Mets. The opening line for this matchup has Los Angeles at +148 and New York at -158. The over/under was set at 6.5. The Dodgers have a 79-80 over/under record and a 74-90 run line mark, meaning they cover 45% of the time. The Mets have a 85-73 over/under record and a 84-79 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 52% of the time.
The Dodgers come into this game with a 93-71 record, and they are 37-44 away from home. Starting pitcher Brett Anderson holds a 10-9 record with an earned run average of 3.69 and a WHIP of 1.33. In his starts, the Dodgers are 16-15 over his 180.1 innings pitched this season while giving up 194 hits during those innings. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 15-15. The team is averaging 3.9 runs when he starts. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.91 and they have given up 446 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the bullpen while being struck out 517 times and walking 150 times this season. As a team, Los Angeles has allowed 8.46 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.63 batters per nine. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.94.
Los Angeles is batting .246 as a team, which is good for 27th in the league and hitting .242 away from home. The Dodgers hold a .396 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307 which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 29th in baseball with 8.22 hits per game and Adrian Gonzalez leads the team with 158.
With a 91-73 overall record, New York will come into this game 49-32 at home. With an earned run average of 2.71, Matt Harvey will come into this game holding a 13-8 record and a 1.02 WHIP. In his starts, the Mets are 17-12 and he has allowed 156 hits over 189.1 innings pitched this season. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 17-12. The team is averaging 4.4 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.48 and they have given up 398 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the Mets bullpen while being struck out 446 times and walking 170 times this season. As a team, New York has allowed 8.24 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.28 batters per nine. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.45.
They are batting .244 as a team, which is good for 28th in the league and hitting .233 at home. The Mets hold a .399 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311 which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 26th in baseball with 8.3 hits per game and Curtis Granderson leads the team with 152.
Los Angeles has a team fielding percentage of .988 after having committed 75 errors with 1,727 assists and 4,337 put outs for the season. For the home team, they hold a .986 team fielding percentage while committing 88 errors, accumulating 1,599 assists and compiling 4,388 put outs.
Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 79-80 against the over/under so far this season
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 74-90 against the run line so far this season
New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 85-73 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Mets are 84-79 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
Los Angeles Dodgers
09/15/15 2B Jose Peraza Hamstring out indefinitely
04/28/15 P Brandon McCarthy Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/26), out for season
04/06/15 P Bronson Arroyo Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/6), out for season
04/06/15 P Hyun-Jin Ryu Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27), out for season
New York Mets
10/11/15 3B Ruben Tejada Knee out for season
10/02/15 P Steven Matz Back out indefinitely
09/26/15 3B Juan Uribe Chest out indefinitely
08/05/15 P Rafael Montero Rotator Cuff Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/30)
07/29/15 P Jenrry Mejia Suspension out for season
06/04/15 RF Cesar Puello Back Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/6)
05/14/15 P Buddy Carlyle Back Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/12)
04/06/15 P Joshua Edgin Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27), out for season
04/06/15 P Zack Wheeler Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/27), out for season
Tony's Pick: Take the Dodgers
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