Free MLB Playoff Prediction: Mets vs Dodgers
Major League Baseball betting sees the New York Mets taking on the Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday October 15th at Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, California. Cappers Picks provides complimentary handicapping picks all MLB season long so stay tuned for more FREE MLB baseball predictions.
MLB Playoffs: NLDS
SERIES TIED 2-2
New York Mets (2-2) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (2-2)
Date: Thursday October 15
Time: 8:00 PM
Venue: Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, California
MLB Betting Lines:Los Angeles -150
MLB Betting Total: 6.0
Probable Pitchers:Mets RH Jacob deGrom (0-0, 0.00 ERA), vs. Dodgers RH Zack Greinke (1-0, 2.57)
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The Dodgers used their aces’ masterful performance to steal the series back as they knocked off New York 3-1 in Game 4, forcing a Game 5.
Clayton Kershaw allowed 1 run on 3 hits in 7.0 innings as he had the Mets baffled from the opening pitch of the game.
Now, New York must go on the road and find a way to steal Game 5 with Jacob deGrom on the hill. Opposing him will be Zack Greinke.
The Mets inability to figure out Clayton Kershaw for a 2nd time as led this series back to LA for a Game 5.
The Mets will look to the veterans here like David Wright and Yoenis Cespedes to get things going. While Cespedes has found his bat this seres, David Wright continues to struggle.
The Mets 3B is just 1 for 12 with 5 strikeouts in this series.
The Mets will turn to RH Jacob deGrom, who pitched a masterpiece when he opposed Kershaw in Game 1. The RH struck out 13 Dodgers and scattered just 5 hits over 7.0 scoreless innings of work.
Over his last 3 starts he’s allowed just 1 run and 10 hits in 17 innings of work.
Both Yoenis Cespedes and Michael Conforto homered off Zack Greinke in Game 2.
The Dodgers have leaned on their experience and veterans in this series and will look to do the same with veteran Zack Greinke in Game 5.
After having just abysmal post season stats, Clayton Kershaw put all that behind him and went out to turn in one of the best performances of this post season. Kershaw had hitters completely off balance and was on cruise control from inning number 1.
RH Zack Greinke allowed just the two solo home runs to Cespedes and Conforto in Game 2 as he allowed 5 hits in 7.0 innings to grab the win. He struck out 8 Mets hitters without issuing a single walk and continues to be extremely impressive.
The RH has allowed 2 runs or less in 5 straight starts now.
With his win in Game 2, Greinke has improved to 3-2 with an ERA of 3.48 in 8 postseason starts.
MLB Betting Trends:
- Mets are 8-2 in their last 10 Divisional Playoff games.
- Mets are 4-1 in their last 5 road games vs. a team with a winning record.
- Mets are 4-1 in their last 5 during game 5 of a series.
- Dodgers are 8-2 in their last 10 Thursday games.
- Dodgers are 7-2 in their last 9 Divisional Playoff home games.
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The Mets had their chances at home to clinch, but couldn’t find the offense to do so. With home field and Zack Greinke going, the Dodgers at the listed price is worth it.
MLB Baseball Free Score Prediction: Los Angeles 6 – New York 3
Greinke turns in another quality start as the Dodgers roll here and advance.
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