Los Angeles Dodgers at New York Mets 6/23/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, June 23, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Caleb Ferguson vs. Jacob deGrom
The Los Angeles Dodgers head to Citi Field on Saturday, June 23, 2018 to take on the New York Mets. The expected starting pitchers are Caleb Ferguson for the Dodgers and Jacob deGrom for the Mets.
The odds for this matchup have Los Angeles at +133 and New York at -143. The Dodgers have a 35-35-5 over/under mark and a 34-41-0 run line record. The Mets are 32-40-0 against the run line and have a 31-39-2 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 35-35-5 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 34-41-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 31-39-2 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 32-40-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
06/21/18 LF Chris Taylor Hamstring left last game, is "?" Friday vs New York Mets
06/16/18 P Pedro Baez Biceps 10-day DL (06/13)
06/10/18 P Dennis Santana Rotator Cuff 60-day DL (06/05)
06/09/18 P Walker Buehler Ribs 10-day DL (06/12)
06/08/18 P Tony Cingrani Shoulder 10-day DL (06/07)
06/01/18 P Clayton Kershaw Back 10-day DL (06/01)
05/03/18 P Hyun-Jin Ryu Groin 60-day DL (05/03)
05/01/18 SS Corey Seager Elbow is out for season
03/30/18 P Julio Urias Shoulder 60-day DL (02/23)
03/30/18 P Tom Koehler Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Key New York Mets Injuries
06/19/18 RF Jay Bruce Hip 10-day DL (06/18)
06/11/18 1B Adrian Gonzalez None has been released
06/10/18 CF Juan Lagares Toe is out for season
05/29/18 P AJ Ramos Shoulder 10-day DL (05/27)
05/29/18 P Noah Syndergaard Finger 10-day DL (05/26)
05/17/18 LF Yoenis Cespedes Hip 10-day DL (05/14)
04/28/18 3B David Wright Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
04/14/18 C Travis d'Arnaud Elbow 60-day DL (04/11)
03/26/18 P Rafael Montero Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 SS T.J. Rivera Elbow 60-day DL (02/18)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Dodgers have a 38-35 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Caleb Ferguson has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 7.59 and a WHIP of 1.41 this year. He has 12 strikeouts over his 10.2 innings pitched and he's given up 9 hits. He allows 7.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.53. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.71 and they have given up 261 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the bullpen and they've struck out 292 hitters and walked 118 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.59. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 595 base hits and 264 earned runs. They have allowed 74 home runs this season, ranking them 23rd in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 220 batters and struck out 691. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.23 and their FIP as a unit is 3.55.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .241, good for 19th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Chris Taylor is hitting .249 with an on-base percentage of .335. He has 69 hits this season in 277 at bats with 27 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .444 and an OPS+ of 112. Matt Kemp is hitting .322 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .358. He has totaled 73 hits and he has driven in 43 men in 227 at bats. His OPS+ is 145 while his slugging percentage is at .551. The Dodgers have 597 hits, including 140 doubles and 91 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 278 times so far this season and they have struck out 618 times as a unit. They have left 504 men on base and have a team OPS of .743. They score 4.64 runs per contest and have scored a total of 339 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 31-41 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.51, Jacob deGrom has a 5-2 record and a 0.99 WHIP this season. He has 120 strikeouts over the 95.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 70 hits. He allows 6.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 1.97. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.57 and they have given up 250 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 259 batters and walked 117 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.22. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 632 base knocks and 304 earned runs this season. They have given up 88 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 235 hitters and struck out 664 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.34 while their FIP as a staff is 4.03.
As a team, they are batting .233, good for 25th in the league. The Mets hold a .384 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Asdrubal Cabrera comes into this matchup batting .277 with an OBP of .320. He has 76 hits this year along with 41 RBI in 274 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .478 with an OPS+ of 120. Brandon Nimmo is hitting .282 this season and he has an OBP of .403. He has collected 53 hits in 188 at bats while driving in 25 runs. He has an OPS+ of 170 and a slugging percentage of .574. The Mets as a unit have 564 base hits, including 115 doubles and 75 homers. New York has walked 258 times this year and they have struck out on 619 occasions. They have had 490 men left on base and have an OPS of .695. They have scored 3.99 runs per game and totaled 287 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mets -143
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