Moneyline Favors Los Angeles Dodgers in MLB Battle with New York Mets

New York Mets

vs

Los Angeles Dodgers
Saturday, August 23, 2014 9:10 PM ET
Dodger Stadium

The Los Angeles Dodgers will look to improve on a 73-57 record when they take on the New York Mets, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Saturday.

For the Los Angeles Dodgers, Zack Greinke gets the ball, charged with keeping the New York Mets hitters off the base paths. He'll face Jacob deGrom, 6-5 on the year.

New York Mets vs Los Angeles Dodgers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Los Angeles Dodgers as -158 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 7 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: New York Mets vs Los Angeles Dodgers Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.3-3.8 victory for the Dodgers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

New York Mets vs Los Angeles Dodgers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Los Angeles (73-57) will face the 60-69 Mets in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Los Angeles vs New York injuries news.

The Los Angeles Dodgers sit at No. 15 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the New York Mets sit at No. 24 on the same chart.

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How New York Mets vs Los Angeles Dodgers Stats Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Los Angeles has baseball's No. 15-rated offensive output, at 8.75 hits per game. The New York Mets average 7.93 hits per game, good for No. 29 on the list.

Los Angeles owns the No. 7 defense, allowing 4.08 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with New York's No. 12-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Mets were a 6-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Dodgers. That made winners of bettors who got Los Angeles at -132 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for OVER bettors. New York didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 6-2 to Los Angeles on Friday at Dodger Stadium.

New York Mets vs Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Odds Trends

NY Mets is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets's last 5 games on the road
NY Mets is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing LA Dodgers
LA Dodgers is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Dodgers's last 5 games when playing NY Mets
LA Dodgers is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against NY Mets

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Los Angeles, Sunday, August 24th