Los Angeles Dodgers vs New York Mets Prediction, 9/1/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Los Angeles Dodgers vs New York Mets
Date: Thursday, September 1, 2022
Location: Citi Field in Queens, NY
TV: Sportsnet New York
Odds/Point Spread: Los Angeles (-175) New York (+150)
The New York Mets (82-48) will try to defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers (90-38) at Citi Field on Thursday. The moneyline on this contest has Los Angeles at -175 and New York opens at +150. The total has been set at 7.5. The starting pitchers will be Clayton Kershaw and Chris Bassitt.
Los Angeles has a slugging rate of .451 and have been rung up 1,064 times, while taking a walk on 484 occasions. They have 657 RBI's in addition to 1,149 base knocks on the campaign, while their batting average is .262. The Dodgers have tallied 270 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 169 balls out of the stadium. They have 690 runs scored and hold an on-base percentage of .338. As a unit, the Los Angeles Dodgers are knocking in 5.4 runs per contest, which is 1st in MLB.
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The Dodgers are sitting with a team ERA of 2.83 so far this season (1st in baseball), and their staff has struck out 1,143 hitters. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.57 and their pitching staff holds a collective WHIP of 1.05. Dodgers pitchers have relinquished 113 long balls in addition to 403 runs in total (1st in baseball). They have walked 320 players from the other team and their FIP comes in at 3.40 as a squad on the campaign.
Dodgers pitchers have gone to the mound with runners on base 85 times and also have had 104 appearances in high leverage situations. The relievers are sitting with 79 holds over the course of the season (7th in baseball). The Dodgers relief pitchers have a save rate of 72.0% and stepped onto the hill in 131 save situations. They have compiled 36 saves on the year and have not converted 14 of 50 chances to save the game. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 118 base runners so far this season and 25.4% of those runners crossed home plate. The Dodgers have sent 445 relievers to the hill on the year.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have earned a total of 3,431 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 1,053 assists and 61 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .987 which puts them in 10th in professional baseball, and have a total of 96 double plays. The Dodgers have converted 72.8% of balls hit into play into outs out of their 10,293 innings on the field, ranking them 1st in professional baseball.
Kershaw has taken the mound for 2,540 innings and has tallied 2,758 punch outs in his career. His earned run average is 2.49 (704 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.004. He has given up 1,928 hits (6.8 hits per 9 innings) and has 621 walks. Kershaw (192-87 record in his career) sits with a FIP of 2.76 and he has faced 10,003 hitters during his time in the majors.
The New York Mets have accumulated a team OBP of .329 as well as a team batting average of .257 on the year. They have been rung up on 987 occasions (26th in MLB) and have tallied 1,132 hits. New York has accumulated 131 HRs over the course of the season and 578 runs batted in. The Mets hold a slugging percentage of .407 and they are earning 4.69 runs per contest (5th in baseball). They have hit 222 two-baggers, while taking a walk 398 times as well as racking up 610 runs.
The New York pitching staff have conceded 484 runs on the year while holding a team ERA of 3.53 (454 earned runs conceded). They have surrendered 133 home runs and they yield 3.77 runs per 9 innings (4th in the league). The Mets have a WHIP of 1.194 with a FIP of 3.59 as a squad this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 3.44 (1,223 strikeouts vs 356 bases on balls). They are currently ranked 10th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits conceded with 1,024.
Sitting with 123 save situations, the Mets have accrued 71 holds and also 15 blown saves. New York has had relief pitchers enter the contest in 51 save chances and they have tallied 36 saves. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 113 times in high leverage situations in addition to 117 occasions with runners on base. New York relievers have an inherited score percentage of 40.0% of 160 inherited runners. They are ranked 8th in MLB holding a save rate of 70.6%, and they have sent 384 relievers to the mound this year.
Out of their 10,410 innings played, the Mets have accumulated a efficiency on defense of 69.4% (17th in the majors). The New York Mets have gotten 103 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .987 (5th in pro baseball). The Mets have racked up 1,096 assists, 58 errors and have earned 3,470 putouts over the course of the season.
Bassitt (42-32 career win-loss mark) has earned a 3.44 earned run average and has allowed 8.0 hits per 9 innings. His strikeout to walk ratio is 2.98 and he has gone up against 2,955 hitters during his MLB career. He has surrendered 269 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.196 and being the owner of a FIP of 3.8. During his career, Bassitt has surrendered 626 hits and he has 643 punch outs in 704 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Los Angeles (-175)
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