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

How to Watch

Where: Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, CA

When: Monday, May 27th at 8:00 PM EST

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

Team Notes

New York Mets

The Mets have slipped below .500 with a 23-25 record through 48 games.

The Mets have a 19.6% chance to make the postseason and a 1.2% chance to win the World Series according to baseball-reference.com.

The Mets hold 20-1 odds to win the National League title and fallen to 35-1 to win the 2019 World Series.

Los Angeles Dodgers

The Dodgers are off to another strong start as they are 31-19 and in command of the NL West.

Los Angeles have a 99.8% chance to reach the postseason and a 27.7% chance to win the World Series, highest odds in the National League.

The Dodgers are 5-2 to win the NL title and 9-2 to win the 2019 World Series.

Pitcher Notes

New York Mets: Jacob deGrom (3-5, 3.72 ERA)

The 2018 Cy Young Winner is coming off a strong start against the Nationals, allowing just one solo homer as the only run surrendered over six innings.

deGrom has been better in May, allowing only 30 baserunners in 32 innings.

  • deGrom is allowing a .193 average to opposing hitters in May.
  • deGrom has given up eight homers in 58 innings this year.
  • Opposing batters have struck out 75 times in 58 innings against deGrom this season.

Los Angeles Dodgers: Clayton Kershaw (4-0, 3.33 ERA)

The Dodgers have won every Kershaw start this season, with the lefty providing solid starts in each of his eight appearances.

In his last start, the 31-year old lefty held Tampa Bay to two earned runs in 6.1 innings pitched, striking out eight along the way.

  • Kershaw has given up 12 earned runs over 26 innings in May.
  • The Dodgers starter has allowed just seven home runs in his 46 innings this season.
  • Opposing hitters are batting .260 in May off the lefty, after hitting .162 in April.

Hitter Notes

New York Mets

The Mets rank 17th in baseball, averaging just 4.5 runs per contest.

New York is struggling to score runs on the road, plating just 4.1 runs per contest away from Citi Field.

  • C Wilson Ramos is 2 for 12 against Kershaw in his career with four strikeouts.
  • OF Carlos Gomez is 7 for 24 versus the Dodgers lefty with one homer and four RBI.
  • 3B Todd Frazier is 4 for 15 with two doubles against Kershaw in his career.

Los Angeles Dodgers

With almost a third of the season in the books, the Dodgers are scoring 5.6 runs per contest at home, the best second home run total in the National League.

Los Angeles is 8th overall in baseball, scoring 5.1 runs per game. The run average is good for 2nd in the National League.

  • 3B Justin Turner is 1 for 19 off deGrom, with one solo homer to his credit.
  • 1B Cody Bellinger is 1 for 8 versus deGrom with one triple and five strikeouts.
  • OF Joc Pederson is 2 for 14 with one double off the Mets right-hander.

Roster Notes

New York Mets

  • OF Jeff McNeil has hamstring tightness and has been placed on the 10-day IL.
  • OF Yoenis Cespedes fractured his ankle after stepping in a hole on his ranch. He’ll be out for all of 2019, most likely.
  • 2B Robinson Cano has a low-grade quad strain and is on the 10-day IL.

Los Angeles Dodgers

  • OF A.J. Pollock is on the 10-day IL after elbow surgery to replace an old plate from previous surgery.
  • RP Tony Cingrani has shoulder discomfort and has yet to make an appearance this season for Los Angeles.
  • SP Kenta Maeda is on the 10-day IL with an adductor contusion.

Game Odds New York Mets vs Los Angeles Dodgers

If you are in New Jersey you can bet on the Mets vs Dodgers at 888Sport and BetStars. Here are the latest odds for the game. 

Moneyline

SportsbookNY MetsLA DodgersLink
888Sport NJ+135-165
BetStars NJ+145-167

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Total Runs

Sportsbook Over 6.5  Under 6.5Link
888Sport NJ-113-107
BetStars NJ-118-105

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Run Line

SportsbookNY Mets +1.5LA Dodgers -1.5Link
888Sport NJ-162+133
BetStars NJ-162+135 

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