Los Angeles Dodgers vs New York Mets: Predictions, Odds and Roster Notes

How to Watch

Where: Citi Field, New York City, NY

When: Friday, September 13th at 7:10 PM EST

How (TV/Radio): Mets TV/Radio: SNY, WCBS 880 AM. Dodgers TV/Radio: SportsNet LA, KLAC 570 AM.

Team Notes

Los Angeles Dodgers

The Dodgers clinched their 7th straight National League West title this week and currently have a four-game lead on Atlanta for home-field advantage throughout the playoffs.

Los Angeles clinched a spot in the postseason this week and have a 24.9% chance to win the World Series, the highest odds in the National League.

The Dodgers are 4-7 to win the NL title and 5-2 to win the 2019 World Series.

New York Mets

The Mets are clinging to a remote chance to grab one of the NL Wild Card berths as they are three games back of the Cubs for the second spot.

The Mets have a 7.0% chance to make the postseason and a 0.2% chance to win the World Series according to baseball-reference.com.

The Mets hold 100-1 odds to win the National League title and fallen to 200-1 to win the 2019 World Series.

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Pitcher Notes

Los Angeles Dodgers: Clayton Kershaw (13-5, 3.06 ERA)

In his 11th season, Kershaw is putting up another fantastic season although he hasn’t been sharp in his last four starts.

  • Kershaw had his shortest start of the season in his last outing, allowing three earned runs in four innings against the Giants.
  • The Dodgers starter has struck out 54 batters in his last 42 innings.
  • In his last four outings, Kershaw has allowed nine home runs.

New York Mets: Noah Syndergaard (10-7, 4.06 ERA)

Syndergaard has been feast or famine over his last four starts with two shutouts and two games where he allowed 13 combined runs.

  • Syndergaard allowed four earned runs in five innings in his last start against the Phillies.
  • The Mets’ righty has given up just five homers in his last seven starts.
  • Syndergaard has struck out opposing batters 39 times in his last 41 innings.

Hitter Notes

Los Angeles Dodgers

Despite several injuries to starters, the Dodgers are still scoring runs at a high clip in September, averaging six runs in their first eight games.

  • SS Corey Seager is 5 for 8 off Syndergaard with two doubles and one solo homer.
  • 1B Cody Bellinger is 0 for 3 versus Syndergaard in their only career matchup.
  • OF Joc Pederson is 0 for 9 with five strikeouts off the Mets right-hander.

New York Mets

The Mets continue to put up runs in the month of September, averaging five runs per contest over their first nine games.

  • C Wilson Ramos is 2 for 12 against Kershaw in his career with four strikeouts.
  • 1B Pete Alonso is 1 for 3 versus the Dodgers’ lefty with one RBI.
  • 3B Todd Frazier is 5 for 18 with two doubles against Kershaw in his career.

Roster Notes

Los Angeles Dodgers

  • 1B Max Muncy expects to return on Friday for the game against the Mets from a fractured wrist.
  • OF Alex Verdugo has been shut down from all baseball activities after a slow process recovering from an oblique strain.
  • 1B Tyler White’s season is over after the team placed him on the 60-day IL with a strained trapezius muscle.

New York Mets

    • 1B Dominic Smith has been transferred to the 60-day IL and is eligible to return on Sept. 25th.
    • 2B Jed Lowrie has been activated for the first time this season after a long year of injury problems.
    • RP Seth Lugo has become the Mets’ closer after Edwin Diaz’s poor season.

Game Odds

Take a look at the current odds for the Dodgers vs Mets provided by New Jersey sportsbook BetMGM.

Moneyline

SportsbookDodgersMets
BetMGM-134+110

Total Runs

Sportsbook Over 7.5 Under 7.5
BetMGM-115-106

Run Line

SportsbookDodgers -1.5Mets +1.5
BetMGM+125-154

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