Mets vs. Dodgers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Wednesday, April 19, 2023

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Mets vs. Dodgers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Wednesday, April 19, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Los Angeles Dodgers (9-9) and J.D. Martinez, coming off a four-hit game, are underdogs (+113) on the moneyline and will look to upset the New York Mets (11-7) on Wednesday at 3:10 PM ET on SportsNet LA.

Max Scherzer starts for New York while Noah Syndergaard is Los Angeles’ starter for the contest.

Mets vs. Dodgers Odds

  • Mets odds to win: -133
  • Dodgers odds to win: +113
  • Spread: Mets -1.5
  • Total: 8.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2023
  • Time: 3:10 PM ET
  • TV: SportsNet LA

Who Will Win Mets vs. Dodgers?

Mets and Dodgers Betting Trends

The Mets are 9-4 in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 69.2% of those games).

New York has gone 6-3 (winning 66.7% of its games) when it has played as moneyline favorites of -133 or shorter.

The Dodgers will play as the underdog for the first time this season.

Los Angeles has not entered a game this season with longer moneyline odds than +113.

In the 18 games in which bookmakers have set an over/under for the Mets, they have combined with opponents to go over the total eight times (8-10-0).

The Dodgers’ games have gone over the total in nine of their 18 chances.

Mets Stats & Insights

The Mets rank 13th in runs scored with 83, 4.6 per game.

New York ranks 16th in MLB with 19 total home runs.

The Mets are 27th in MLB with a .222 batting average.

New York strikes out 7.1 times per game, the second-best average in MLB.

The pitching staff for the Mets has a collective 8.8 K/9, which ranks 14th in the majors.

New York has the 14th-ranked team ERA among all MLB pitching staffs (4.22).

Dodgers Stats & Insights

The Dodgers have scored 96 runs this season, which ranks fourth in MLB.

Los Angeles’ 32 home runs rank second in Major League Baseball.

The Dodgers have a team batting average of .237 this season, which ranks 21st among MLB teams.

Los Angeles ranks just 28th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 9.6 whiffs per contest.

The Dodgers average the 17th-most strikeouts per nine innings (8.7) in the league this season.

Los Angeles has pitched to a 4.16 ERA this season, which ranks 12th in baseball.

Mets Key Players to Watch

Scherzer (2-1 with a 4.41 ERA and 14 strikeouts in 16 1/3 innings pitched) gets the start for the Mets, his fourth of the season.

Pete Alonso is batting .275 this season with a team-high eight home runs.

Francisco Lindor leads New York in runs batted in (17) this season. He’s batting .231 while slugging .508.

Brandon Nimmo leads New York with a .293 batting average.

Starling Marte has collected 14 hits this season and has an OBP of .343. He’s slugging .350 on the year.

Dodgers Key Players to Watch

Syndergaard (0-2) will take the mound for the Dodgers, his fourth start of the season.

Freddie Freeman leads the Dodgers with a .338 batting average.

Max Muncy’s seven home runs and 15 RBI are both team-highs.

James Outman is hitting .288 with a double, three triples, three home runs and 10 walks.

Martinez is hitting .271 with seven doubles, two triples, three home runs and three walks.

Mets and Dodgers Injuries

Mets: Tim Locastro: 10 Day IL (Back spasms), Omar Narváez: 10 Day IL (Calf), Justin Verlander: 15 Day IL (Teres major), Stephen Nogosek: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Carlos Carrasco: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Tommy Hunter: 15 Day IL (Back), Stephen Ridings: 15 Day IL (Lat), Elieser Hernandez: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Sam Coonrod: 60 Day IL (Lat), Bryce Montes de Oca: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Edwin Díaz: 60 Day IL (Knee), José Quintana: 60 Day IL (Rib)

Dodgers: Ryan Pepiot: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Jimmy Nelson: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Tony Gonsolin: 15 Day IL (Ankle), Daniel Hudson: 15 Day IL (Knee), Álex Reyes: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Walker Buehler: 60 Day IL (Elbow), J.P. Feyereisen: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Blake Treinen: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Gavin Lux: 60 Day IL (Knee), Will Smith: 7 Day IL (Concussion), Chris Taylor: day-to-day (Side)

Mets vs. Dodgers Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Dodgers 7, Mets 6
  • Total Prediction: Over 8.5 runs
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