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Kershaw Has Never Lost To The Mets

Clayton Kershaw is having one of the best pitching months in recent memory – 5-0 with a 0.64 ERA in five starts during May – and he aims to close out his perfect month when he takes on the New York Mets Sunday. Kershaw has absolutely dominated the Mets in his career with a 7-0 record and a 1.17 ERA while averaging nearly 10 strikeouts per nine innings.

Shark Bites
  • The Dodgers are 12-6 in their past 18 games at Citi Field.
  • The OVER is 4-1 in the Mets’ past five games.
  • Adrian Gonzalez is a career .444 hitter against Bartolo Colon.

The Mets will counter Kershaw with the one and only Bartolo Colon. The 18-year veteran has been especially solid at Citi Field this season with a 2.66 ERA, but the Mets have supplied him with just 2.75 runs of support in those outings.

The Dodgers enter the deciding game of the series with wins in five of their past six outings while limiting opponents to two runs or less on four occasions. Chase Utley has been one of the best batters in the Dodgers’ lineup during that span, as he has gone 9-for-23 with five RBIs.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the New York Mets as 180 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 6.5 at shops such as Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.8-0.7 win for the Dodgers on Sunday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Los Angeles Dodgers vs New York Mets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

New York (28-20) will face the 26-24 Dodgers in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Los Angeles injuries news.

This game puts the New York Mets, most recently No. 23 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Los Angeles Dodgers, who rate a No. 8 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits New York Mets No. 26-rated offense, averaging 3.9 runs per game, against a Los Angeles Dodgers defense that ranks No. 6 at 3.78 in runs allowed per game. The New York Mets have averaged 7.67 hits per game so far, less than Los Angeles Dodgers batters have averaged on the year (8.32 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and New York has the No. 3-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Dodgers own the No. 6 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Los Angeles got the job done in their last match in a 9-1 victory over New York on Saturday at Citi Field behind starter Kenta Maeda.

Betting Trends
  • LA Dodgers is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of LA Dodgers's last 10 games
  • LA Dodgers is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Dodgers's last 7 games on the road
  • NY Mets is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets's last 5 games
  • NY Mets is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets's last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Los Angeles at Chicago, Monday, May 30th
New York home to Chicago, Monday, May 30th