Los Angeles Dodgers at New York Mets 8/5/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, August 5, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Rich Hill vs. Seth Lugo
Citi Field is the site of the matchup between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the New York Mets on Saturday, August 5, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Rich Hill for the Dodgers and Seth Lugo for the Mets.
Los Angeles opens at -125 while New York opens at +105. The Dodgers have a 44-57-8 over/under record and a 52-57-0 run line mark. The Mets are 45-61-0 against the run line and have a 62-33-11 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 44-57-8 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 52-57-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 62-33-11 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 45-61-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
07/28/17 P Grant Dayton Neck 10-day DL (07/28)
07/23/17 P Clayton Kershaw Back 10-day DL (07/24)
07/23/17 P Brandon McCarthy Finger 10-day DL (07/21)
06/25/17 LF Franklin Gutierrez Back 10-day DL (06/25)
06/24/17 P Chris Hatcher Shoulder 10-day DL (06/23)
06/13/17 1B Adrian Gonzalez Back 60-day DL (06/12)
06/05/17 P Adam Liberatore Forearm 10-day DL (05/31)
05/27/17 P Scott Kazmir Hip 60-day DL (03/30)
05/27/17 CF Andrew Toles ACL 60-day DL (05/10)
05/09/17 RF Andre Ethier Back 60-day DL (03/30)
04/19/17 1B Rob Segedin Toe 60-day DL (04/19)
03/31/17 P Yimi Garcia Elbow 60-day DL (02/15)
Key New York Mets Injuries
08/03/17 P Chris Flexen Finger left last game, "?" for next scheduled start
07/28/17 SS T.J. Rivera Elbow 10-day DL (07/28)
07/24/17 P Zack Wheeler Arm 10-day DL (07/23)
07/08/17 CF Brandon Nimmo Lung 10-day DL (07/08)
06/28/17 P Robert Gsellman Hamstring 10-day DL (06/28)
06/23/17 P Tommy Milone Knee 60-day DL (05/22)
06/16/17 CF Juan Lagares Thumb 10-day DL (06/16)
06/15/17 P Matt Harvey Arm 10-day DL (06/15)
05/12/17 P Jeurys Familia Shoulder 60-day DL (05/11)
05/01/17 P Noah Syndergaard Side 60-day DL (05/01)
03/31/17 3B David Wright Neck 60-day DL (03/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Dodgers have a 76-32 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Rich Hill has a 8-4 record with an earned run average of 3.35 and a WHIP of 1.18. He has 90 strikeouts over his 78 innings pitched and he's given up 59 hits. He allows 6.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.71. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.96 and they have given up 286 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .212 against the bullpen and they've struck out 404 hitters and walked 107 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.11. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 805 base hits and 335 earned runs. They have allowed 106 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 285 batters and struck out 1012. They have walked 2.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.13 and their FIP as a unit is 3.45.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .259, good for 12th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .452 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .343, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Cody Bellinger is hitting .268 with an on-base percentage of .348. He has 87 hits this season in 325 at bats with 71 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .606 and an OPS+ of 144. Corey Seager is hitting .302 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .393. He has totaled 112 hits and he has driven in 53 men in 371 at bats. His OPS+ is 138 while his slugging percentage is at .520. The Dodgers have 937 hits, including 212 doubles and 153 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 439 times so far this season and they have struck out 935 times as a unit. They have left 765 men on base and have a team OPS of .796. They score 5.07 runs per contest and have scored a total of 548 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 49-57 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.53, Seth Lugo has a 5-3 record and a 1.37 WHIP. He has 39 strikeouts over the 57.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 65 hits. He allows 10.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.43. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.69 and they have given up 382 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .264 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 392 batters and walked 166 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.91. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 1026 base knocks and 517 earned runs this season. They have given up 147 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 374 hitters and struck out 919 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.48 while their FIP as a staff is 4.53.
As a team, they are batting .252, good for 19th in the league. The Mets hold a .446 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Jay Bruce comes into this matchup batting .262 with an OBP of .325. He has 104 hits this year along with 75 RBI in 397 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .531 with an OPS+ of 120. Michael Conforto is hitting .293 this season and he has an OBP of .398. He has collected 90 hits in 307 at bats while driving in 56 runs. He has an OPS+ of 150 and a slugging percentage of .567. The Mets as a unit have 919 base hits, including 195 doubles and 156 homers. New York has walked 344 times this year and they have struck out on 818 occasions. They have had 713 men left on base and have an OPS of .766. They have scored 4.79 runs per game and totaled 508 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mets +105
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