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2021 MLB Handicapping
(69-45) Los Angeles Dodgers vs. New York Mets (57-55)
Date: Friday, August 13th, 2021
Time: 7:10 PM ET
Venue: Citi Field, Queens, NY
Projected Pitchers: Julio Urias (LAD) vs. Tylor Megill (NYM)
MLB Moneyline Odds: Dodgers -161 Mets +125
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Indians -1.5, Tigers +1.5
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U: 8
The Dodgers will be in New York to take on the Mets for game 1 Friday at 7:10 ET.
Julio Urias is going for the Dodgers and Tylor Megill gets the ball for the Mets.
This is the first time these teams are playing this year.
Los Angeles Dodgers
The Dodgers are having another impressive season this year. Even with their good play, they are having a hard time gaining ground on the Giants.
This ball club is in 2nd place of the National League West with a record of 69-45. San Francisco leads them by 4 games.
Los Angeles beat the Phillies 8-2 on Wednesday.
David Price went 4 innings and allowed 2 earned runs on Wednesday night.
Julio Urias has been having a very impressive season so far. He is 13-3 with a 3.41 ERA. His last start was against the Angels where he went 5 innings and allowed 2 earned runs. The Dodgers won this game 5-3.
Even with all their injuries, the pitching for this team has been the best in the league when it comes to ERA. The number sits at 3.13.
Their offense has also dealt with their injuries, but it still has done a good job scoring runs. LA is scoring 5.23 runs per game which is 2nd best in baseball.
Los Angeles is known for their home run hitting ability. They have hit 158 of them which is 5th best in the majors.
New York Mets
The Mets have had a good season for the most part, but they have been struggling as of late.
This club is in 3rd place of the National League East with a record of 57-55. They are 1 game out of 1st place.
New York beat the Nationals 8-7 on Wednesday. As I write this, the Mets are up 3-0 on the Nationals in the 3rd inning.
Rich Hill went 3 innings and allowed 3 earned runs on Wednesday.
Tylor Megill is 1-2 with a 3.20 ERA. His last start was against the Phillies where he went 4.2 innings and allowed 4 earned runs. Philadelphia won this game 5-3.
Pitching has been the best part of this team so far. The team holds an ERA of 3.72 which is 9th best in baseball.
Their offense has really struggled to produce runs on a consistent basis. They are scoring 3.79 runs per game which is 28th best in the game.
New York has hit 119 home runs which is 26th best overall.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Dodgers are 4-0 in their last 4 games overall.
- Dodgers are 4-0 in their last 4 games on grass.
- Dodgers are 4-0 in their last 4 games vs. a team with a winning record.
- Dodgers are 4-0 in their last 4 road games.
- Mets are 2-5 in their last 7 games vs. a starter with a WHIP less than 1.15.
- Mets are 1-4 in their last 5 games overall.
- Mets are 1-4 in their last 5 games on grass.
- Mets are 1-4 in their last 5 games vs. a left handed starter.
Los Angeles Dodgers vs. New York Mets MLB Prediction:
As a baseball fan, I am really looking forward to this series. I feel it will be a very entertaining one.
Los Angeles is the better team and they have seemed to elevate their game when facing better teams. I look for them to keep up their good play and take game 1.
Urias is the better pitcher here and he has been amazing this year. I feel he will be able to have success against this New York Lineup.
I like the Dodgers on the moneyline.
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