Los Angeles Dodgers at New York Mets 6/24/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, June 24, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Rich Hill vs. Jason Vargas
The Los Angeles Dodgers head to Citi Field on Sunday, June 24, 2018 to take on the New York Mets. The expected starting pitchers are Rich Hill for the Dodgers and Jason Vargas for the Mets.
The odds for this matchup have Los Angeles at -155 and New York at +145. The Dodgers have a 35-36-5 over/under mark and a 34-42-0 run line record. The Mets are 32-41-0 against the run line and have a 31-40-2 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 35-36-5 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 34-42-0 against the run line
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 31-40-2 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 32-41-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
06/22/18 LF Chris Taylor Hamstring is "?" Saturday vs New York Mets
06/22/18 P Clayton Kershaw Back 10-day DL (06/01) will start Saturday 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)
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
06/22/18 P AJ Ramos Shoulder 60-day DL (05/27)
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 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 39-35 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Rich Hill has a 1-2 record with an earned run average of 4.99 and a WHIP of 1.57 this year. He has 31 strikeouts over his 30.2 innings pitched and he's given up 33 hits. He allows 9.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.51. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.67 and they have given up 263 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the bullpen and they've struck out 295 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 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.57. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 603 base hits and 266 earned runs. They have allowed 75 home runs this season, ranking them 23rd in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 221 batters and struck out 701. 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 .321, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.1 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 113. Matt Kemp is hitting .320 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .356. He has totaled 74 hits and he has driven in 43 men in 231 at bats. His OPS+ is 144 while his slugging percentage is at .545. The Dodgers have 603 hits, including 140 doubles and 93 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 281 times so far this season and they have struck out 626 times as a unit. They have left 507 men on base and have a team OPS of .742. They score 4.65 runs per contest and have scored a total of 344 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 31-42 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 8.60, Jason Vargas has a 2-6 record and a 1.83 WHIP this season. He has 32 strikeouts over the 37.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 55 hits. He allows 13.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.55. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.57 and they have given up 251 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 260 batters and walked 117 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.23. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 638 base knocks and 309 earned runs this season. They have given up 90 home runs this year, which ranks 12th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 238 hitters and struck out 672 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 4.06.
As a team, they are batting .233, good for 27th in the league. The Mets hold a .383 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, 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 .319. He has 77 hits this year along with 41 RBI in 278 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .475 with an OPS+ of 119. Brandon Nimmo is hitting .276 this season and he has an OBP of .396. He has collected 53 hits in 192 at bats while driving in 25 runs. He has an OPS+ of 165 and a slugging percentage of .563. The Mets as a unit have 572 base hits, including 115 doubles and 76 homers. New York has walked 259 times this year and they have struck out on 629 occasions. They have had 497 men left on base and have an OPS of .693. They have scored 3.96 runs per game and totaled 289 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mets +145
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