New York Mets vs Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction, 6/2/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: New York Mets vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Date: Thursday, June 2, 2022
Location: Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA
TV: Spectrum SportsNet LA
Dodger Stadium is the location where the Los Angeles Dodgers (33-16) will play the New York Mets (34-17) on Thursday. The pitchers taking the mound will be Taijuan Walker and Tony Gonsolin.
As a team, the New York Mets are compiling 5.2 runs per game, which puts them at 2nd in baseball. They have earned a total of 266 runs scored and have an OBP of .339. The Mets have accumulated 82 two-baggers as a squad and have hit 47 baseballs out of the park. They have amassed 254 runs batted in in addition to 465 hits this year, and their batting average is at .268. New York has a slugging % of .412 and have struck out 383 times, while drawing a walk on 165 occasions.
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Mets pitchers have allowed 51 long balls in addition to 194 total runs (11th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 146 opposing batters and their FIP sits at 3.68 as a unit so far this year. Their K/BB ratio is 3.17 and their pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.19. The Mets are sitting with a team earned run average of 3.71 this year (11th in the league), and the staff has rung up 463 hitters.
Mets pitchers have gone to the mound with opponents on base 47 times in addition to having 44 appearances in high leverage situations. The relief pitchers have accumulated 36 holds this year (4th in MLB). The Mets relief pitchers have accumulated a save percentage of 60.9% and stepped onto the hill in 60 save situations. They have recorded 14 saves for the year and have blown 9 of 23 save opportunities. The relief pitchers have inherited 63 base runners so far this year with 36.5% of them crossed home plate. The Mets have dispatched 161 relief pitchers to the hill on the season.
The New York Mets are sitting with 1,364 putouts over the course of the season, as well as 422 assists and 21 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .988 which has them sitting 5th in baseball, and have 39 double plays. The Mets have converted 70.4% of balls in play into outs out of 4,092 innings on the field, which has them sitting 12th in the majors.
Walker has thrown 775 innings and has totaled 693 K's in his MLB career. Walker (45-45 career mark) is the owner of a FIP of 4.29 while he has faced 3,266 batters in the majors. His ERA is 3.92 (338 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.234. He has surrendered 706 base knocks (8.2 hits per nine innings) and has 251 free passes.
The Los Angeles Dodgers hold an OBP of .337 and a batting average of .251 for the year. They have been called out on strikes on 397 instances (20th in MLB) and have notched a total of 415 base knocks. Los Angeles has 59 HRs on the campaign to go along with 252 runs batted in. The Dodgers hold a team slugging percentage of .430 and they tally 5.51 runs per game (1st in the league). They have 99 two-baggers, while getting a free base 208 times as well as racking up 270 runs.
The Los Angeles pitching staff have conceded 154 runs so far this year while having an ERA of 2.77 (134 earned runs relinquished). They have given up 42 long balls and they allow 3.18 runs per 9 innings (2nd in the league). The Dodgers hold a team WHIP of 1.091 with a FIP of 3.41 as a staff for the season. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.46 (433 strikeouts against 125 free passes). They are sitting at 4th in MLB as a staff in total hits conceded with 351.
Los Angeles relievers hold an inherited score rate of 27.5% out of their 40 inherited runners. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 38 times in high leverage situations in addition to 27 occasions with runners on. Sitting with 50 save situations, the Dodgers have accrued 31 holds in addition to 5 blown saves. They are ranked 6th in MLB with a save percentage of 72.2%, and they have dispatched 164 bullpen pitchers to the hill so far this year. Los Angeles has had bullpen pitchers step onto the mound in 18 save chances and they have walked away with 13 saves.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have gotten 47 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .987 (11th in baseball). The Dodgers have accrued 422 assists, 23 errors and have a total of 1,309 putouts so far this season. In 3,927 innings on the field, the Dodgers are sitting with a efficiency on defense of 71.7% (6th in MLB).
During his career, Gonsolin has conceded 125 base knocks while accumulating 192 strikeouts in 187 frames. He has allowed 54 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.052 and a FIP of 3.5. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.67 and he has gone up against 752 opposing batters in his pro baseball career. Gonsolin (15-5 win-loss mark in his career) has a 2.59 ERA and has surrendered 6.0 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Los Angeles
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