New York Mets at Los Angeles Dodgers MLB Tips 5/27/2019
Monday, May 27, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jacob deGrom vs. Clayton Kershaw
Dodger Stadium is the site where Cody Bellinger and the Los Angeles Dodgers (34-18, 1st in NL West) will play the New York Mets (25-26, 3rd in NL East) on Monday. The Mets open this contest at +146 while the Dodgers are priced at -156. The total is set at 7.
The Mets have been a hot and cold pick for bettors, having gone 25-26-0 SU. Los Angeles is covering 65.4% of the time, going 34-18-0 straight up. The Dodgers have been an excellent pick for bettors as a favorite, going 34-16-0 SU. New York has gone 11-12-0 straight up as an underdog, so they cover 47.8% of the time.
Valuable New York Mets Betting Trends
The Mets have been a terrible Under option for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 26-20-5.
New York is covering 39.3% of the time as the road team, having gone 11-17-0 straight up.
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Dodgers cover 76.0% of the time at Dodger Stadium, going 19-6-0 SU.
The Dodgers have been a less than ideal Under option for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 27-23-2.
Key New York Mets Injuries
5/25/2019 Brandon Nimmo LF Neck Expected to be out until at least Jun 8
5/24/2019 Jed Lowrie 3B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jun 17
5/24/2019 Justin Wilson RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 4
5/24/2019 Michael Conforto RF Concussion Expected to be out until at least May 26
5/23/2019 Jeff McNeil LF Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jun 1
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
5/21/2019 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
5/25/2019 Tony Cingrani RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least May 26
5/25/2019 Pedro Baez RP Knee Probable for May 26
5/17/2019 Kenta Maeda SP Thigh Expected to be out until at least May 26
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 25-26 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jacob deGrom has a 3-5 record with an earned run average of 3.72 and a WHIP of 1.14 this season. He has 75 strikeouts over his 58 innings pitched and he's given up 49 hits. He's allowed 7.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.34. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.43 and they have given up 166 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the bullpen and they've struck out 187 hitters and walked 85 batters. As a team, New York allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.4 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.45. The Mets pitchers collectively have given up 444 base hits and 227 earned runs. They have allowed 61 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 178 batters and struck out 477. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 4.04.
As a team New York is hitting .242, good for 22nd in the league. The Mets hold a .406 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Amed Rosario is hitting .253 with an on-base percentage of .297. He has 48 hits this season in 190 at bats with 27 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .400 and an OPS+ of 91. Pete Alonso is hitting .250 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .330. He has totaled 46 hits and he has driven in 38 men in 184 at bats. His OPS+ is 147 while his slugging percentage is at .587. The Mets have 426 hits, including 83 doubles and 64 home runs. New York has walked 179 times so far this season and they have struck out 485 times as a unit. They have left 361 men on base and have a team OPS of .727. They score 4.61 runs per contest and have scored a total of 235 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 34-18 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.33, Clayton Kershaw has a 4-0 record and a 0.98 WHIP. He has 44 strikeouts over the 46 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 37 hits. He's allowing 7.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.69. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.50 and they have given up 142 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 155 batters and walked 48 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.5 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 3.41. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 386 base knocks and 175 earned runs this season. They have given up 60 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 115 hitters and struck out 452 batters. They give up a walk 2.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.09 while their FIP as a staff is 3.71.
As a team, they are batting .256, good for 10th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .453 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .343, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Cody Bellinger comes into this matchup batting .391 with an OBP of .474. He has 70 hits this year along with 48 RBI in 179 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .765 with an OPS+ of 225. Justin Turner is hitting .283 this season and he has an OBP of .378. He has collected 47 hits in 166 at bats while driving in 23 runs. He has an OPS+ of 116 and a slugging percentage of .428. The Dodgers as a unit have 443 base hits, including 84 doubles and 79 homers. Los Angeles has walked 214 times this year and they have struck out on 406 occasions. They have had 378 men left on base and have an OPS of .797. They have scored 5.27 runs per game and totaled 274 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Mets/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Dodgers -156
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