New York Mets at Los Angeles Dodgers MLB Point Spread Picks 5/29/2019
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Noah Syndergaard vs. Walker Buehler
Cody Bellinger and the Los Angeles Dodgers (36-18, 1st in NL West) host the New York Mets (26-27, 3rd in NL East) at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. The Dodgers open this game at -160 while the Mets are priced at +150. The total has been set at 7.5.
The Mets have been decent for Las Vegas, having gone 26-27-0 SU. The Dodgers are covering 66.7% of the time, going 36-18-0 straight up. The Dodgers have been awful for Vegas oddsmakers as a favorite, going 36-16-0 SU. New York has went 11-13-0 straight up as an underdog, so they are covering 45.8% of the time.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The Mets have been a terrible Under choice for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 27-21-5.
The Mets are covering 37.9% of the time as the visitor, having gone 11-18-0 straight up.
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Dodgers are covering 76.9% of the time at Dodger Stadium, going 20-6-0 SU.
The Dodgers have been a terrible Under choice for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 29-23-2.
Key New York Mets Injuries
5/25/2019 Brandon Nimmo LF Neck Expected to be out until at least Jun 8
5/24/2019 Justin Wilson RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 4
5/24/2019 Jed Lowrie 3B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jun 17
5/23/2019 Robinson Cano 2B Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Jun 4
5/23/2019 Yoenis Cespedes CF Ankle Out for the season
5/23/2019 Jeff McNeil LF Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jun 1
5/21/2019 Seth Lugo RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 25
5/18/2019 Luis Avilan RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 1
5/3/2019 Drew Smith RP Elbow Out for the season
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
5/27/2019 Austin Barnes C Groin Expected to be out until at least Jun 7
5/26/2019 Tony Cingrani RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 3
5/1/2019 A.J CF Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 2
2/6/2019 Tom Koehler SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Mets have a 26-27 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard has a 3-4 record with an earned run average of 4.93 and a WHIP of 1.26 this season. He has 72 strikeouts over his 69.1 innings pitched and he's given up 72 hits. He's allowed 9.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.69. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.65 and they have given up 177 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the bullpen and they've struck out 193 hitters and walked 87 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.52. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 467 base hits and 239 earned runs. They have allowed 65 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 182 batters and struck out 493. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 4.10.
As a team New York is hitting .246, good for 20th in the league. The Mets hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Amed Rosario is hitting .256 with an on-base percentage of .299. He has 51 hits this season in 199 at bats with 27 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .407 and an OPS+ of 93. Pete Alonso is hitting .254 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .332. He has totaled 48 hits and he has driven in 39 men in 189 at bats. His OPS+ is 148 while his slugging percentage is at .593. The Mets have 449 hits, including 87 doubles and 67 home runs. New York has walked 182 times so far this season and they have struck out 502 times as a unit. They have left 375 men on base and have a team OPS of .734. They score 4.6 runs per contest and have scored a total of 244 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 36-18 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.58, Walker Buehler has a 5-1 record and a 1.05 WHIP. He has 52 strikeouts over the 55.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 47 hits. He's allowing 7.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.06. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.63 and they have given up 154 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 162 batters and walked 51 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.51. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 413 base knocks and 187 earned runs this season. They have given up 64 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 119 hitters and struck out 468 batters. They give up a walk 2.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.11 while their FIP as a staff is 3.77.
As a team, they are batting .261, good for 3rd in the league. The Dodgers hold a .460 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .349, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Cody Bellinger comes into this matchup batting .383 with an OBP of .469. He has 72 hits this year along with 49 RBI in 188 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .761 with an OPS+ of 222. Justin Turner is hitting .307 this season and he has an OBP of .396. He has collected 54 hits in 176 at bats while driving in 23 runs. He has an OPS+ of 127 and a slugging percentage of .449. The Dodgers as a unit have 472 base hits, including 86 doubles and 84 homers. Los Angeles has walked 224 times this year and they have struck out on 413 occasions. They have had 401 men left on base and have an OPS of .809. They have scored 5.44 runs per game and totaled 294 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Mets +150
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