Mets vs. Dodgers Moneyline Bet

by | Last updated Jun 3, 2022 | mlb

New York Mets vs Los Angeles Dodgers
Date: Friday, June 3rd, 10:10 ET
Location: Dodger Stadium
TV: SportsNet LA
Money Line: Mets +134 / Dodgers -160
Total Line: 8.5<
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New York: Chris Bassitt (4-2, 3.66)
Los Angeles: Tyler Anderson (6-0, 2.9)

Mets Projected Lineup

J.D. Davis 3B
Luis Guillorme SS
Eduardo Escobar 3B
Starling Marte RF
Mark Canha LF
Tomás Nido C
Francisco Lindor SS
Pete Alonso 1B
Brandon Nimmo CF
Chris Bassitt P

Dodgers Projected Lineup

Cody Bellinger CF
Chris Taylor LF
Edwin Ríos 3B
Mookie Betts RF
Justin Turner 3B
Gavin Lux 2B
Will Smith C
Trea Turner SS
Freddie Freeman 1B
Tyler Anderson P


New York Mets: 35-18-0 SU / OU 27-23-3 / Run Line W/L 32-21-0
Los Angeles Dodgers: 34-17-0 SU / OU 23-26-2 / Run Line W/L 30-21-0

The Los Angeles Dodgers host the New York Mets on Friday, June 3rd at Dodger Stadium. The first pitch in this matchup is scheduled for 10:10 ET. The MLB Odds Board places Los Angeles as the favorite (-160), with an OU line set at 8.5.

Recent Form

The Mets come into this game having suffered a 2-0 loss to the Dodgers. In the losing effort, the pitching staff still held the Dodgers to just 2 runs on 8 hits. Offensively, they finished with just 0 runs on 3 hits. New York’s loss came as the underdog, getting 165.0 on the moneyline. Combined, the Mets and Dodgers fell short of the over-under betting line of 8.5 runs. Even after this game, New York’s overall over-under record sits at 27-23-3.

The Mets come into this game with a 4-1 record in their last 5 contests. During this time, they have an average scoring differential of +22. Their hot play has been driven by an offense that typically averages 5.11 runs per game. But over this stretch, this figure has bumped up to 6.6. So far, New York has won over half of their 17 series played, going 13-3-1.

Los Angeles will look to keep things rolling in today’s game, as they most recently took down the Mets by 2 runs 2-0. For the game, the pitching staff held the Mets to 0 runs on 3 hits. At the plate, the Dodgers only came through for 2 runs on 8 hits. Heading into action, Los Angeles was the favorite, at -180.0. So far, the team has won 66.0% of the games in which they were favored. With this result, the Dodgers and Mets combined to fall below the over-under line of 8.5 runs. Now, Los Angeles had an over-under record of 23-26-2.

In their last 5 contests, the Dodgers have just 2 wins, going 2-3. This recent slump is backed by a scoring margin of -3 over their last 5 games. The team’s offense is partly to blame for their recent slump, as they have averaged just 3.4 runs over their last 5 game. On the season, Los Angeles has won more than half of their series, going 12-5-0.

Pitching Matchup

Chris Bassitt gets the start for the Mets, with an overall record of 4-2. To date, Bassitt has an ERA of 3.66 while lasting an average of 5.9 innings per appearance. Through 10 outings, opposing teams have combined for a batting average of 0.226. Despite a strong batting average allowed, Bassitt is prone to giving up home runs, averaging 1.37 homers per 9 innings pitched. On the season, Chris Bassitt has had no problem racking up strikeouts, posting a strikeout percentage of 24.0% while averaging 6.0 K’s per game. For the season, he has struggled with command averaging 2.9 walks per outing.

The Los Angeles Dodgers will send Tyler Anderson to the mound with an overall record of 6-0. Currently, Anderson has a strong ERA of just 2.9 while pitching an average of 5.47 innings per outing. In his previous outings, left-hander opponents are hitting 0.237 off the left-hander. Opposing batters are hitting for power at a below-average rate against Anderson, as he is allowing just 1.1 per 9 innings. Overall, he is averaging 5.33 per game, on a K rate of 24.0%. Leading into the game, he has shown a strong command of his pitches, averaging just 1.09 walks per contest.

New York vs Los Angeles History

Today’s matchup between the New York Mets and Los Angeles Dodgers will be their 2nd meeting of the season. Los Angeles holds the edge in the series at 1-0. Through 1 game, the series’ over-under record is 0-1, with the average run total sitting at 8.29 runs per game. In these matchups, the average scoring differential sits at 2.0 runs. Dating back to last season, the Los Angeles picked up 6 wins compared to 1, taking the season series. In these 7 meetings, the two teams combined for an over-under record of 3-4. Last year, the Mets and Dodgers averaged 8.29 runs per game. The average scoring differential in this series was 3.14 runs per game.

Betting Trends

NY Mets is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
NY Mets is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
LA Dodgers is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing NY Mets
LA Dodgers is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against NY Mets

New York Mets at Los Angeles Dodgers Prediction

Friday night’s matchup between New York and Los Angeles features two strong starting pitchers in Chris Bassitt and Tyler Anderson. After grabbing game 1, the Dodgers will be looking for another strong start from Anderson, who has allowed just 2 runs across his last 3 outings. I recommend taking Los Angeles on the moneyline.

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