Los Angeles Dodgers at New York Mets MLB Picks & Predictions 9/13/2019
Friday, September 13, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Clayton Kershaw vs. Noah Syndergaard
Citi Field is the site where Amed Rosario and the New York Mets (75-70, 3rd in NL East) will play the Los Angeles Dodgers (94-53, 1st in NL West) on Friday. The moneyline on this contest has the Dodgers priced at -125 and the Mets are at +115. The over/under opens at 8.
The Dodgers have been a great bet for baseball bettors, having gone 94-53-0 SU. The Mets cover 51.7% of the time, going 75-70-0 straight up.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Dodgers have been an inconsistent Under choice for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 69-71-7.
Los Angeles is covering 53.5% of the time as a visitor, having gone 38-33-0 straight up.
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
New York is covering 58.6% of the time at Citi Field, going 41-29-0 SU.
The Mets have been an inconsistent Under choice for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 69-61-15.
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
9/12/2019 Joe Kelly RP Leg Probable for Sep 12
9/11/2019 Justin Turner 3B Ankle Expected to be out until at least Sep 13
9/7/2019 Max Muncy 2B Wrist Expected to be out until at least Sep 13
9/6/2019 Rich Hill SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 12
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
9/1/2019 Scott Alexander RP Forearm 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 94-53 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw has a 13-5 record with an earned run average of 3.06 and a WHIP of 1.05 this season. He has 171 strikeouts over his 159 innings pitched and he's given up 131 hits. He's allowed 7.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.74. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.01 and they have given up 407 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .222 against the bullpen and they've struck out 501 hitters and walked 163 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 3.42. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 1,110 base hits and 498 earned runs. They have allowed 172 home runs this season, ranking them 28th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 346 batters and struck out 1,367. 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 3.75.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .258, good for 10th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .477 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .340, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Cody Bellinger is hitting .303 with an on-base percentage of .407. He has 154 hits this season in 508 at bats with 106 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .634 and an OPS+ of 170. Justin Turner is hitting .291 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .370. He has totaled 137 hits and he has driven in 67 men in 471 at bats. His OPS+ is 131 while his slugging percentage is at .514. The Dodgers have 1,287 hits, including 274 doubles and 259 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 563 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,211 times as a unit. They have left 1,035 men on base and have a team OPS of .816. They score 5.46 runs per contest and have scored a total of 802 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 75-70 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.06, Noah Syndergaard has a 10-7 record and a 1.19 WHIP. He has 176 strikeouts over the 175 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 164 hits. He's allowing 8.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.47. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.16 and they have given up 471 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 501 batters and walked 210 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 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.35. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,268 base knocks and 631 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 459 hitters and struck out 1,353 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 4.14.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 8th in the league. The Mets hold a .441 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Amed Rosario comes into this matchup batting .288 with an OBP of .325. He has 159 hits this year along with 60 RBI in 552 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .428 with an OPS+ of 101. Pete Alonso is hitting .266 this season and he has an OBP of .366. He has collected 142 hits in 533 at bats while driving in 109 runs. He has an OPS+ of 151 and a slugging percentage of .591. The Mets as a unit have 1,307 base hits, including 254 doubles and 211 homers. New York has walked 458 times this year and they have struck out on 1,241 occasions. They have had 1,022 men left on base and have an OPS of .770. They have scored 4.86 runs per game and totaled 705 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Dodgers (-125)
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