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April 23, 7:10 PM | GrassCiti Field

Los Angeles Dodgers vs New York Mets Odds

8-10TEAM RECORD9-8

The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between New York and Los Angeles on Tuesday, with the host Mets trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

Los Angeles puts its faith in starter Clayton Kershaw to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 2-2. Getting the ball for the Mets is Jonathon Niese, who owns a 2-1 record on the season with a 3.80 ERA.

View LA Dodgers vs NY Mets Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the MLB moneyline for this matchup, New York sat as +138 underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada. The total was set at 6.5, according to 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
The Mets sit at No. 9 in the National League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Dodgers sit at a National League No. 10 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits New York's No. 1-rated National League offense, averaging 5.8 runs per game, against a Dodgers defense that ranks No. 6 in the National League at 4 in runs allowed per game. The Mets have averaged 8.9 hits per game so far, more than Dodgers batters have averaged on the year (8.3 hits per game).

Defensively, Los Angeles features the National League's No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.4 runs per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 3 in the National League at home, scoring 5.7 runs per game.

The Dodgers were a 7-4 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Orioles. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at +115 on the moneyline, while the total score (11) was good news for OVER bettors. The Dodgers grabbed a win last time out, defeating Jake Arrieta and the Orioles 7-4 on Sunday at Camden Yards.

New York won its last outing, a 2-0 result against the Nationals on April 21. Bettors who backed the Mets at +119 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. New York threw a shutout at Washington in their last outing, using a shutdown performance by Dillon Gee to defeat Washington 2-0 on Sunday.

Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing NY Mets are 3-7
After playing Baltimore are 7-1
After a win are 5-5

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing LA Dodgers are 8-2
After playing Washington are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

A few Dodgers at Mets trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Dodgers' last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Dodgers' last 6 games when playing NY Mets
LA Dodgers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing NY Mets
LA Dodgers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets' last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets' last 6 games when playing LA Dodgers
NY Mets are 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Mets' last 8 games when playing at home against LA Dodgers

Next up:
LA Dodgers at NY Mets, Wednesday, April 24

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