New York Mets at Los Angeles Dodgers 9/3/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, September 3, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jacob deGrom vs. Alex Wood
Dodger Stadium is the site of the matchup between the New York Mets and the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday, September 3, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Jacob deGrom for the Mets and Alex Wood for the Dodgers.
New York opens at +121 while Los Angeles opens at -131. The Mets have a 61-68-6 over/under record and a 67-68-0 run line mark. The Dodgers are 63-73-0 against the run line and have a 60-69-7 over/under record.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The New York Mets are 61-68-6 against the over/under
The New York Mets are 67-68-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 60-69-7 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 63-73-0 against the run line
Key New York Mets Injuries
09/01/18 C Kevin Plawecki Paternity List is out indefinitely
08/17/18 P Bobby Wahl Hamstring 10-day DL (08/17)
08/05/18 P Anthony Swarzak Shoulder 10-day DL (08/04)
07/24/18 LF Yoenis Cespedes Heel 60-day DL (07/21)
06/22/18 P AJ Ramos Shoulder 60-day DL (05/27)
06/11/18 1B Adrian Gonzalez None has been released
06/10/18 CF Juan Lagares Toe is out for season
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)
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
08/25/18 P Daniel Hudson Forearm 10-day DL (08/25)
08/18/18 P Erik Goeddel Elbow 60-day DL (08/17)
08/16/18 P Ross Stripling Back 10-day DL (08/12)
08/14/18 P John Axford Leg 10-day DL (08/14)
06/10/18 P Dennis Santana Rotator Cuff 60-day DL (06/05)
06/08/18 P Tony Cingrani Shoulder 10-day DL (08/21)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 60-75 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jacob deGrom has a 8-8 record with an earned run average of 1.68 and a WHIP of 0.98 this year. He has 224 strikeouts over his 182 innings pitched and he's given up 137 hits. He's allowed 6.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.02. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.98 and they have given up 462 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the bullpen and they've struck out 430 hitters and walked 193 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.27. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 1,174 base hits and 572 earned runs. They have allowed 161 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 403 batters and struck out 1,177. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.08.
As a team New York is hitting .235, good for 30th in the league. The Mets hold a .387 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.9 hits per game. Amed Rosario is hitting .249 with an on-base percentage of .290. He has 110 hits this season in 441 at bats with 43 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .372 and an OPS+ of 85. Michael Conforto is hitting .232 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .346. He has totaled 100 hits and he has driven in 53 men in 431 at bats. His OPS+ is 111 while his slugging percentage is at .404. The Mets have 1,065 hits, including 215 doubles and 139 home runs. New York has walked 459 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,152 times as a unit. They have left 909 men on base and have a team OPS of .699. They score 4.15 runs per contest and have scored a total of 556 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 74-62 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.42, Alex Wood has a 8-6 record and a 1.17 WHIP this season. He has 122 strikeouts over the 139.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 128 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.5. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.85 and they have given up 428 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 525 batters and walked 175 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.43. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,071 base knocks and 468 earned runs this season. They have given up 147 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 360 hitters and struck out 1,295 batters. They give up a walk 2.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.16 while their FIP as a staff is 3.60.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 20th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .431 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Manny Machado comes into this matchup batting .302 with an OBP of .376. He has 158 hits this year along with 88 RBI in 523 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .551 with an OPS+ of 151. Matt Kemp is hitting .283 this season and he has an OBP of .336. He has collected 115 hits in 406 at bats while driving in 69 runs. He has an OPS+ of 116 and a slugging percentage of .468. The Dodgers as a unit have 1,128 base hits, including 240 doubles and 189 homers. Los Angeles has walked 526 times this year and they have struck out on 1,181 occasions. They have had 954 men left on base and have an OPS of .758. They have scored 4.73 runs per game and totaled 638 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mets +121
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