New York Mets vs Los Angeles Dodgers MLB Betting Prediction

MLB York Mets vs Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction 4/20/2024

The New York Mets (11-8) travel to face off against the Los Angeles Dodgers (12-10) on Saturday, April 20th. This game will be played at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles and televised on WPIX. 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 Dodgers. First pitch is set for 4:05 ET.

Mets vs Dodgers

new york mets nba

New York cruised to a 9-4 win over the Dodgers in the most recent game of this series. The Mets had a huge 3rd inning, scoring seven of their nine runs. As for the Dodgers, they scored their only four runs in the 4th. Heading into the game, the Mets were at +171 on the money line.

Sean Manaea got the start for the Mets, going just five innings while giving up two runs and striking out three. Reed Garrett got the win out of the bullpen. Yoshinobu Yamamoto only went six innings for the Dodgers, giving up three earned runs on seven hits.

Harrison Bader had a big game at the plate for the Mets, going 4/5 with an RBI. Both DJ Stewart and Francisco Lindor each drove in three runs for New York’s offense.

The Mets are riding a five-game winning streak as they take on the Dodgers today. In the NL East, they are 2.5 games behind the Phillies for 2nd place and trail the Braves by 2.5 games for the division lead. So far, they have a series record of 4-2.

When playing at home, the Mets are just above .500 at 6-6, and they have been good on the road, with a record of 5-2. As the underdog, New York has won three straight games and is 4-2 for the season in that role.

When the Mets are on the road, they have been a good bet to cover the run line, going 6-1 so far. They have covered the run line in five straight road games and have an average scoring margin of 2.4 runs per game. The Mets have been an underdog in all but one of those games, and they have covered the run line in all six of those contests.

The Mets have played 19 games this season, and the over/under record is 10-9. The average over/under line for their games is 8 runs, but today’s line is set at 9 runs. The Mets have played four games with lines set at 9 runs or higher, and the over/under record in those games is 0-1. The combined run average in their games this season is 9.1 runs per game, and the over/under record for their games when the line is set at 9 runs is 0-1. The over has hit in two straight games for the Mets.

José Buttó Gets The Start For The Mets

Jose Butto will be making his third start of the season for the Mets, and it will be his first road start of the year. So far, he has gone 6 innings in each of his first two starts, and he has 15 strikeouts to just 5 walks. Butto has not given up a home run yet this season, and he has only allowed 5 hits in 12 innings of work.

Mets Offense Breakdown

According to our projections, Starling Marte is expected to have the highest total hits for the Mets in today’s game, as his hits projection is 16th best in the league. DJ Stewart has the 2nd best odds to hit a home run for the Mets, with his home run projection being 9th best in today’s slate of games. Pete Alonso is our top choice to hit a home run for the Mets, as his home run projection is 7th best in today’s games. Brandon Nimmo’s total hits projection is 22nd in the league today.

As the Dodgers are at home today, they will look to pick up a win, as they are currently just two games above .500 at 12-10 and have lost two straight games. In the NL West, they are just ahead of the Padres by one game.

Looking at their overall series record, the Dodgers are 4-4, but they have lost two straight series. When favored, they have a record of 12-10 this season, and they are 8-7 at home compared to 4-3 on the road.

Los Angeles has been a run line loser at home this season, going 5-10 against the run line at Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers are 9-13 overall against the run line, with an average run margin of 0.3 runs per game. They have been a run line winner on the road, going 4-3 against the run line away from home.

The Dodgers have gone over the over/under line in 14 of their 22 games this season. Their games have averaged 9.7 runs per game, and the over/under line for their games has been set at an average of 8 runs. The over/under line for today’s game against the Mets is 9 runs.

Gavin Stone Gets The Start For The Dodgers

Gavin Stone and the Dodgers will be hosting the Mets today. Stone is coming off a win in his last outing, where he went 6 2/3 innings and struck out 4. He has had a start at home and on the road so far this season, and in his first start, he took the loss against the Cubs.

Dodgers Offense Breakdown

los angeles dodgers

For the Dodgers, we have Shohei Ohtani with the highest home run projection on the team and the 7th highest in the league today. Freddie Freeman has the highest total hits projection on the team and the 16th highest in the league. Mookie Betts is 2nd in terms of home run projections on the Dodgers and 9th in the league. Max Muncy is 2nd on the team in terms of home run projections and 9th in the league.


Mets vs Dodgers Prediction


Our prediction for today’s Mets vs. Dodgers game is to take the over, with the line currently sitting at 9 runs. We see the Dodgers winning this one by a score of 6-4, giving us some wiggle room on the over/under line.

If you’re looking for a money line pick, then the Dodgers at -190 is a solid option. However, we see there being more value in taking the over, as we have the Dodgers’ offense finishing with 8 total hits and the Mets with 8.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

* All odds are provided by Action247 Sportsbook and all odds subject to change.**All views expressed are my own. My picks are my own and are not a guarantee, bet at your own risk.Action247 does not warrant the accuracy of completeness of the information, text, graphics, links or other items contained within these post.