New York Mets vs. Los Angeles Dodgers Odds Guide

Posted by Ryan Knuppel on May 9, 2016 in

The New York Mets will make the trip all the way to the Los Angeles, and play the Dodgers in the second game of a four game MLB betting lines series at Dodger Stadium. The New York Mets came into the series in first place in the National League East. The Mets are 19-11, and hold a ½ game lead over the Washington Nationals. Philadelphia is just two games back, and the Marlins are three. For the Los Angeles Dodgers, they are in first place in the National League West, but hold just a 16-15 record overall. The Dodgers are tied with San Francisco, and just a single game ahead of Colorado.

How To Bet on the Mets vs. Dodgers MLB Odds, TV and Game Info

When: Tuesday, May 10, 10:10 PM ET
Where: Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, California
TV: Sportsnet LA, MLBN
Radio: Mets and Dodgers
Stream Option: MLBN
Pitching Matchups: Mets: Jacob deGrom (3-1) vs. Dodgers: Alex Wood (1-3)

Why Bet the Mets

You can bet on the New York Mets, because they are one of the hottest teams in all of Major League Baseball. The Mets just wrapped up a four game series in San Diego, where after losing the first two, they won the final two. New York is led offensively by Yoenis Cespedes. He is putting together just a sensational season with the Mets, with 11 homeruns and 30 runs batted in. The Mets are sending Jacob DeGrom to the mound. The right hander is 3-1 on the season with a 1.99 earned run average.

Why Bet the Dodgers

Alex Wood will take the start for the Los Angeles Dodgers. The lefthander has struggled this season, with a 1-3 record, and a 5.18 earned run average. His WHIP is 1.48 on the season, and has struck out 28, while walking 12. The Dodgers have struggled at home this season, winning just 5 of 13 games. Los Angeles is led offensively by Chase Utley, with a .298 batting average, as well as Joc Pedersen with 6 homeruns. The Dodgers are batting .241 as a team, and have scored 129 runs on the season.

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My Expert Score & Prediction

This should be a pretty fun game. How will Alex Wood do against a tough New York Mets lineup? After a slow start offensively, the Mets have been hitting the baseball all over the ballpark. Yoenis Cespedes is quite the challenge, but even more against lefthanded pitching. He can crush the ball well out of Dodger Ballpark if Alex Wood doesn’t be careful. Look for the Mets to out score the Dodgers in this game, especially with Jacob DeGrom on the hill. The bet for this game is the New York Mets -129 over the Los Angeles Dodgers.

The final score prediction:NY Mets 4 – LA Dodgers 3.