Los Angeles Dodgers at New York Mets MLB Picks Against the Spread 9/14/2019
Saturday, September 14, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Hyun-Jin Ryu vs. Jacob deGrom
Citi Field is the venue where Pete Alonso and the New York Mets (76-70, 3rd in NL East) will play the Los Angeles Dodgers (95-53, 1st in NL West) on Saturday. The Dodgers open this contest at +130 while the Mets are priced at -140. The total is set at 7.5.
The Dodgers have been a great play for wagerers, having gone 95-53-0 SU. New York covers 52.0% of the time, going 76-70-0 straight up.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Dodgers have been a less than ideal Under choice for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 69-72-7.
Los Angeles covers 54.2% of the time as the road team, having gone 39-33-0 straight up.
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
New York covers 59.2% of the time at Citi Field, going 42-29-0 SU.
The Mets have been a less than ideal Under choice for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 70-61-15.
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
9/12/2019 Justin Turner 3B Ankle Expected to be out until at least Sep 14
9/12/2019 Rich Hill SP Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 25
9/12/2019 Scott Alexander RP Hand Out for the season
9/7/2019 Max Muncy 2B Wrist Expected to be out until at least Sep 13
9/4/2019 Alex Verdugo CF Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 24
9/3/2019 Tyler White 1B Lat Out for the season
8/29/2019 Tom Koehler SP Shoulder Out for the season
Key New York Mets Injuries
9/7/2019 Dominic Smith LF Foot Expected to be out until at least Sep 25
9/4/2019 Robert Gsellman RP Triceps Expected to be out until at least Sep 25
8/14/2019 Jacob Rhame RP Elbow Out for the season
5/23/2019 Yoenis Cespedes CF Ankle Out for the season
5/3/2019 Drew Smith RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Dodgers have a 95-53 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu has a 12-5 record with an earned run average of 2.45 and a WHIP of 1.06 this season. He has 142 strikeouts over his 161.2 innings pitched and he's given up 147 hits. He's allowed 8.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.18. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.96 and they have given up 409 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the bullpen and they've struck out 509 hitters and walked 166 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.6 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 3.41. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 1,112 base hits and 500 earned runs. They have allowed 173 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 351 batters and struck out 1,377. They have walked 2.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.11 and their FIP as a unit is 3.76.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .258, good for 10th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .475 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .339, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Justin Turner is hitting .291 with an on-base percentage of .370. He has 137 hits this season in 471 at bats with 67 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .514 and an OPS+ of 131. Cody Bellinger is hitting .305 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .408. He has totaled 156 hits and he has driven in 107 men in 512 at bats. His OPS+ is 170 while his slugging percentage is at .633. The Dodgers have 1,293 hits, including 276 doubles and 259 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 565 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,219 times as a unit. They have left 1,041 men on base and have a team OPS of .814. They score 5.45 runs per contest and have scored a total of 806 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 76-70 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.70, Jacob deGrom has a 9-8 record and a 1.03 WHIP. He has 231 strikeouts over the 183 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 145 hits. He's allowing 7.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.84. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.13 and they have given up 471 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 502 batters and walked 211 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.33. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,272 base knocks and 632 earned runs this season. They have given up 183 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 464 hitters and struck out 1,360 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.32 while their FIP as a staff is 4.13.Related: Gambling 101 - MLB Betting Tips - Tony George of Doc's Sports
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 8th in the league. The Mets hold a .443 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Pete Alonso comes into this matchup batting .264 with an OBP of .363. He has 142 hits this year along with 109 RBI in 538 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .586 with an OPS+ of 149. Amed Rosario is hitting .287 this season and he has an OBP of .324. He has collected 160 hits in 557 at bats while driving in 60 runs. He has an OPS+ of 100 and a slugging percentage of .425. The Mets as a unit have 1,318 base hits, including 254 doubles and 217 homers. New York has walked 461 times this year and they have struck out on 1,248 occasions. They have had 1,025 men left on base and have an OPS of .773. They have scored 4.9 runs per game and totaled 716 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Mets (-140)
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