New York favored by -110 against Los Angeles on Thursday
Los Angeles Dodgers vs New York Mets Odds
The New York Mets will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Los Angeles Dodgers invade Citi Field on Thursday.
New York hands the ball to starter Jeremy Hefner in this one and he'll try to improve on his 0-2 mark on the year. Los Angeles counters with Hyun-Jin Ryu, who will try to quiet the fans and the Mets bats at the same time.
The visitors were +-110 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 8 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under wagers.
The Mets - Dodgers odds would favor the Mets if the lines were set according to our power ranks. New York is rated No. 9 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Los Angeles is at No. 10 in the National League.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features New York's National League No. 1-ranked scoring average of 5.7 runs per game, against a Dodgers offense rated No. 14 and scoring 3.2 runs per game in the league. The Mets have averaged 8.7 hits per game to date this season, more than the Dodgers hitters have managed (8.3 per nine innings).
Defensively, Los Angeles features the National League's No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.5 runs per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 2 in the National League at home, scoring 5.5 runs per game.
The Dodgers were a 7-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Mets. That made winners of bettors who got New York at -169 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors. Los Angeles lost in extra innings against the Mets on Wednesday as New York edged them 7-3 at Citi Field.
Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Milwaukee are 2-8
After playing NY Mets are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After playing LA Dodgers are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
A few Dodgers at Mets trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 7 of LA Dodgers' last 8 games
LA Dodgers are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets' last 5 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets' last 5 games when playing at home against LA Dodgers
The total has gone OVER in 7 of NY Mets' last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets' last 5 games at home
LA Dodgers home to Milwaukee, Friday, April 26
NY Mets home to Philadelphia, Friday, April 26