Los Angeles Dodgers vs New York Mets MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Dodgers vs New York Mets Prediction 5/27/2024

The Los Angeles Dodgers (33-22) travel to face off against the New York Mets (22-30) on Monday, May 27th. This game will be played at Citi Field in New York and televised on MLBN. The Mets are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Dodgers are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Reds. First pitch is set for 4:10 ET.

Dodgers vs Mets

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Heading into their last game vs. the Reds, the Dodgers closed out the series with a 4-1 loss. Los Angeles was the heavy favorite at -212. Offensively, the Dodgers only scored one run on five hits and didn’t hit a home run.

Yoshinobu Yamamoto got the start for the Dodgers and took the loss. He only lasted five innings, giving up four earned runs on six hits. Teoscar Hernandez was hot at the plate, going 2/4 with two doubles and a run scored. The rest of the Dodgers lineup only had three hits.

Los Angeles heads into today’s road matchup vs. the Mets having dropped five straight games, and they are 33-22 overall. The Dodgers lead the NL West by 5.5 games over the Giants. So far, they have gone just 11-9 in divisional games. The Dodgers lost the final three games of their series vs. the Reds.

As the road team, the Dodgers are 14-11 this year compared to 19-11 at home. Los Angeles has been the favorite in most of their games, putting together a record of 32-20 as the favorite. As the underdog, the Dodgers are just 1-2 this year. Looking at their overall series record, the Dodgers are 11-8 and lost two straight series.

The Dodgers have been a solid bet on the run line this season, going 27-28 overall. They have been especially good on the road, going 13-12 on the run line. They have an average run margin of 1.3 runs per game this season.

While the Los Angeles Dodgers are on the road against the New York Mets, the over/under line for today’s game is set at 8.5 runs. The Dodgers have an over/under record of 29-26 on the season, and their games have had an average combined run total of 8.6. When the over/under line has been set at 8.5 runs, the Dodgers have gone over the total in 16 of their 24 games.

Gavin Stone Gets The Start For The Dodgers

Right-hander Gavin Stone gets the start for the Dodgers today as he faces the Mets on the road. Stone has made nine starts this year and has a record of 4-2 with a 3.60 ERA. Looking at his overall numbers, opponents are batting .242 this year, and Stone has turned in five quality starts. In his most recent outing, Stone took the loss, giving up four earned runs in six innings of work. Before that, he had won two straight starts. Stone’s ERA on the road is 5.93 compared to 3.71 at home.

Dodgers Offense Breakdown

Shohei Ohtani and Mookie Betts have been two of the top hitters in the MLB this season, with Ohtani leading the Dodgers with a .336 batting average and Betts close behind at .335. Ohtani also leads the team with 13 homers, which is 5th in the league, and Betts has gone deep 8 times. Teoscar Hernandez is also a big power threat in the lineup, as he has 12 homers and is batting .259.

Teoscar Hernandez is currently on a four-game hitting streak, and he has gone 7/18 in his last six games. Freddie Freeman has also gone deep in his last six games, but he is just 5/24 in that stretch. Enrique Hernandez is just 2/16 in his last six games.

The Mets’s offense was hot right out of the gates in their most recent game vs. the Giants, closing out their series with a 4-3 win. After the Giants scored a run in the top of the 2nd, the Mets responded with a run of their own. New York went on to add another run in the 2nd inning, taking the lead. The Mets were the slight favorite at -104 at home going into the game.

Sean Manaea started for the Mets, going five innings and giving up just two runs on five hits. He only had six strikeouts in the outing and got the win. The Mets’s offense was carried by Harrison Bader, who went 2/4 with three RBIs.

The Mets are 22-30 overall, putting them 4th in the NL East, 15.0 games behind the Phillies for the division lead. So far, they are 5-8 in divisional matchups. New York will open their series vs. the Dodgers today, and they are 2-5 as home underdogs this season.

At home, the Mets are 11-16 this season and 11-14 on the road. New York has dropped three straight series and are 6-10-2 in series this year. They are also just 3-7 in their last 10 games.

When the Mets win, they win big, with an average run margin of +2.9 runs per game. However, when they lose, they lose by an average of -2.9 runs per game. Overall, their run line record is 23-29, with a -0.5 run differential per game. They have been a better bet on the road, going 14-11 against the run line, compared to 9-18 at home.

When the Mets play at home, the over/under line is set at 8.5 runs, and their games have averaged 9.0 runs per game this season. Overall, the Mets’ over/under record is 27-24, and when the line is set at 8.5 runs, their record is 6-4. So far this season, 19.2% of their games have had over/under lines set at 8.5 runs, while 61.5% have had lower lines.

Tylor Megill Gets The Start For The Mets

Tylor Megill will be making his third start of the season for the Mets, and he will be facing the Dodgers at home. He has taken the loss in both of his starts so far this season, going 5 innings in his last outing, where he gave up 3 runs on 4 hits and struck out 7.

Mets Offense Breakdown

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So far this season, the Mets offense is averaging 4.3 runs per game, which is 18th in the league. However, they have been much better on the road, averaging 5.2 runs per contest. As a team, the Mets are batting .236, which is 12th in the league, and they are also 9th in home runs. New York’s team on-base percentage is just .308, and they are also near the bottom of the league in terms of walks and OPS.

Francisco Lindor comes into the game on a five-game hitting streak and has gone 10/31 in his last seven games. Over this stretch, he has scored three runs and driven in two. Lindor is batting just .210 for the season. Pete Alonso is hitting just .230 this season but does have a team-high 12 homers. His 26 RBIs are the 2nd most on the team.

Dodgers vs Mets Prediction

Our predicted final score for the Dodgers vs. Mets matchup is 5-4 in favor of the Dodgers. With the Dodgers picking up the win, we recommend taking them on the money line, where the payout is at -150.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Gavin Stone finishing with six strikeouts, which would have him as a top-five starter in terms of K’s. As for Tylor Megill, we have him finishing with five strikeouts, which would have him near the bottom of today’s starters.

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