Los Angeles Dodgers vs New York Mets MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Dodgers vs New York Mets Prediction 5/29/2024

The Los Angeles Dodgers (35-22) travel to face off against the New York Mets (22-32) on Wednesday, May 29th. This game will be played at Citi Field in New York and televised on SNY. The Dodgers are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Mets are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Dodgers. First pitch is set for 4:10 ET.

Dodgers vs Mets

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Los Angeles cruised to a 3-0 win over the Mets in the most recent game of this series. The Dodgers had a two-run 1st inning and added their final run in the 2nd. As for the Mets, they were held in check all game and didn’t score a run until the 7th.

Gavin Stone started for the Dodgers and picked up the win, going seven innings and not giving up a run. He finished the game with seven strikeouts but issued five walks. Jose Quintana got the start for the Mets and took the loss, giving up three earned runs in six innings of work.

Will Smith, Miguel Vargas, and Andy Pages each had an RBI for the Dodgers’ offense. Smith, Freddie Freeman, and Mookie Betts each had two hits and scored a run for Los Angeles.

Los Angeles is on the road today, leading the NL West with a record of 35-22. They hold a 5.5-game lead over the Giants for the division lead. The Dodgers have gone 11-8 in their previous series and are 2-0 in this series vs. the Mets.

At home, the Dodgers have gone 19-11 this season, and they are 16-11 on the road. Los Angeles has been the favorite in most of their games, putting together a record of 34-20 as the favorite. As the underdog, the Dodgers are just 1-2 this year. Their overall record includes an 11-9 mark in the division.

When the Dodgers are on the road, they have a run line record of 15-12, including a current streak of two wins. They have covered the run line in two straight games as the favorite and are 29-28 overall. Their average run margin in winning games is 4.0 runs, while it is -2.9 in losses.

Los Angeles is on the road against the New York Mets today. The over/under line for the game is set at 8.5 runs. The Dodgers’ games have averaged 8.4 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 29-28. When the over/under line is set at 8.5 runs, their record is 16-9. So far this season, 26.3% of their games have had over/under lines set at 8.5 runs, and their current under streak is at 4 games.

James Paxton Gets The Start For The Dodgers

Left-hander James Paxton gets the start for the Dodgers today as he faces the Mets on the road. He has made nine starts this season and has a record of 5-0 with an ERA of 3.49. Paxton’s WHIP for the season is currently 1.43. In his last outing, he finished with a no-decision, giving up five earned runs in 4 2/3 innings of work. Before that, he had picked up the win in three straight outings. Paxton has made four quality starts this year and is averaging 5.14 walks per nine innings compared to 5.14 strikeouts.

Dodgers Offense Breakdown

Los Angeles comes into the game with the league’s 3rd best home run total and are 5th in the league in scoring at 4.9 runs per game. The Dodgers have been even better at home, averaging 5.2 runs per contest. As a team, they are batting .254, which is the 5th best mark in the MLB right now.

Shohei Ohtani and Mookie Betts have been two of the league’s top hitters this season, with Ohtani batting .329 with a team-high 13 homers, and Betts is batting .338 with eight homers. Betts is also on a six-game hitting streak and has gone 9/22 in his last five games. Teoscar Hernandez has also been swinging a hot bat of late, going 8/19 in his last five games.

The Mets are 22-32 overall and trail the Phillies by 15 games in the NL East. New York is 5-8 in divisional games and has dropped two straight games overall. Their losing streak extends to two games, and they are just 2-8 over their last 10 contests.

At home, the Mets are 11-18 this year, and they are 11-14 on the road. As the underdog, the Mets are 10-17 this year and 12-15 when favored. So far, they have struggled at home, going just 2-7 as the underdog. New York’s overall series record is 6-10-2, and they have lost three straight series.

Despite being 9-20 against the run line at home, the Mets are 14-11 on the road. They are 23-31 overall against the run line. The Mets have been favored in 27 games and are 9-18 against the run line in those contests. They are 14-13 against the run line as the underdog.

The Mets have played in 53 games this season, and 33 of them have had lower over/under lines than today’s 8.5. Their games have averaged 8.9 runs per game, and their over/under record is 27-26. The under has hit in their last three games.

David Peterson Gets The Start For The Mets

David Peterson is coming off a season in which he made 21 starts and 27 total appearances. His record for the season was 3-8, and his ERA was 5.03. Last season, Peterson made two appearances against the Dodgers, going 1-0 with an ERA of 4.5. For the season, Peterson allowed a total of 16 home runs and had a WHIP of 1.57. His FIP for the season was 4.34, and he finished the season with four quality starts and one complete game. On a per-nine-inning basis, Peterson averaged 10.38 strikeouts and 4.05 walks. His strikeouts per walk for the season was 2.6, and he averaged 1.9 walks per game.

Mets Offense Breakdown

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So far this season, the Mets are averaging 4.1 runs per game, which is 20th in the league. However, they have been much better on the road, averaging 5.2 runs per contest. As a team, they are batting just .231 and have the 18th ranked on-base percentage in the league.

Brandon Nimmo is hitting just .215 this season, but he does have a team-high seven home runs and 29 RBIs. Over his last nine games, Francisco Lindor is hitting .300, and he is currently on a seven-game hitting streak. Pete Alonso and Lindor are tied for the team lead in RBIs, with 26, but Alonso is batting just .231 for the season.

Dodgers vs Mets Prediction

With the Dodgers on the road, we like them to pick up a win over the Mets. The money line payout for the Dodgers is -129, and we have them winning this one by a final score of 5-4.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have James Paxton finishing with six strikeouts, which is good for eighth among starters. As for David Peterson, we have him finishing with six K’s, which has him at 12th.

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