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Mets vs Dodgers Predictions & Best Bets | Picking Against the Spread

Posted: Aug 31, 2022Last updated: Aug 31, 2022

In the second game of this double header, the Mets (82-47) will once again take on the Dodgers (89-38) at Citi Field in Flushing, Queens on Wednesday, August 31. As we move through the home stretch of the regular season, each of these teams will of course be searching for a win. Be sure to catch first pitch at 7:10 p.m. ET!

Coming into their next game, the Mets have claimed victory against their opponents. In their most recent meeting on Tuesday, the score was 3-4 in favor of the Mets. The Mets had three runs to the Dodgers four runs. We’ll see what happens when it all goes down at Citi Field.

Mets vs Dodgers Prediction

The bookmakers think this should be a win for the Mets. FanDuel has them at odds of -146 for victory, while Los Angeles are +124. The predicted number of total runs is 6.5.

The last time these two teams met, the Mets outplayed the Dodgers on Tuesday, by a 3-4 margin. Led by their top hitter, Jeff McNeil, who has a batting average of .328, the team is currently batting .258 so far this season. In terms of defense, the team carries an ERA of 3.53 and a .987 fielding percentage.

The last time they played, the Dodgers were defeated by the Mets on Tuesday by a 3-4 margin. Led by their top hitter, Frederick Freeman, who has a batting average of .318, the team is currently batting .261 on the season. In terms of defense, the team holds an ERA of 2.82 and a .986 fielding percentage. Don’t forget to consult our odds assessment and make your picks based on the teams’ recent performances!

Going into this clash, the Mets are without John Curtiss (Elbow), Joseph Lucchesi (Elbow), Luis Guillorme (Groin), Carlos Carrasco (Side), Andrew Smith (Back), Stephen Nogosek (Oblique), Tylor Megill (Shoulder) and Sean Reid-Foley (Elbow). Then, the Dodgers are missing Blake Treinen (Shoulder), Victor González (Elbow), Anthony Gonsolin (Forearm), Walker Buehler (Elbow), Clayton Kershaw (Back), Yency Almonte (Elbow), Daniel Hudson (ACL), Kevin Pillar (Shoulder), James Nelson (Elbow), Thomas Kahnle (Forearm) and Daniel Duffy (Hand).

Moneyline Pick: Mets (-146) at FanDuel

The team is considered the favorite in the betting market. In their last encounter against these opponents, the Mets won 3-4.

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Mets vs Dodgers Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: New York (-146), Los Angeles (+124) at FanDuel
  • Run Line: New York -1.5 (+158), Los Angeles 1.5 (-192) at FanDuel
  • Over/Under: Under 6.5 Runs (-102), Over 6.5 Runs (-120) at FanDuel

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Mets vs Dodgers Betting Trends

  • Win % as favorite: Mets 0.77%, Dodgers 1.06%
  • Win % as underdog: Mets 0.19%, Dodgers 0.01%
  • Win-loss record last 10 games: New York 6-4, Los Angeles 8-2

Runline Pick: Mets -1.5 Runs (+158) at FanDuel

Wager: 1 unit

For our spread pick to win, the Mets will need to win by the amount of the spread or more in order to cover.

Over/Under Pick: Under 6.5 Total Runs (-102) at FanDuel

Wager: 0.5 units

The Dodgers have recorded 4.4 runs per game over their last 10. Meanwhile, the Mets have averaged 4.4 runs per game in the same stretch.

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