Mets vs Dodgers Prediction - MLB Picks 4/19/23

Los Angeles Dodgers (8-9) vs New York Mets (11-6)

Game Info: Wednesday, April 19, 2023 at 3:10 pm (Dodger Stadium)

Noah Syndergaard (0-2) (5.62) vs Max Scherzer (2-1) (4.41)

Betting Odds: Los Angeles Dodgers +110 / New York Mets -141 --- Over/Under: 8.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Los Angeles Dodgers will host the New York Mets for their series finale this Wednesday from Dodger Stadium. LAD took game two after shutting out the Mets, 5-0.

Mets Betting Preview

New York moved to 11-6 following a loss to Los Angeles. The Mets had their five-game win streak snapped, and they’ll look to get back on track before heading up the Bay to face San Francisco. The New York offense is scoring 4.37 runs per game, while batting .216, with a .325 on-base percentage. The pitching staff carries a 4.81 ERA, with a 1.44 WHIP. Brandon Nimmo leads the Mets in batting average (.293), after going for multiple hits in four of the last six games. Pete Alonso has recorded a hit in eight of the last ten games, and he’s second on the team in hitting (.275) and RBI (15). 

Max Scherzer (2-1, 4.41 ERA, 14 Ks) will take the bump for New York. The veteran pitcher responded to a rough outing versus Milwaukee by striking out six in five shutout innings versus San Diego last week. 

Dodgdrs Betting Preview

Los Angeles moved to 9-9 after defeating New York. The Dodgers have struggled to find consistency early on, and they’ll look to win consecutive games for the first time in two weeks. The Los Angeles offense is scoring 5.75 runs per game, while batting .238, with a .360 on-base percentage. The pitching staff carries a 4.30 ERA, with a 1.19 WHIP. Freddie Freeman will look to respond to a quiet series in the Bay, and he leads LAD in batting average (.353). Max Muncy was dominant in San Francisco, homering four times to take over the team lead in RBI (14). 

Noah Syndergaard (1-1, 3.75 ERA, 13 Ks) will take the mound for Los Angeles. The former Mets product pitched well versus the Cubs last week, striking out nine in six innings of work, despite earning the losing decision. 

New York vs Los Angeles Trends

NYM is 10-8 against the spread this season, with a 10-8 over/under record. LAD is 8-10 ATS this year, with a 9-8-1 O/U record.

Corey's Free Pick

The writing is on the wall for the Mets to bounce back with a victory here. Prior to yesterday’s master class from Clayton Kershaw, New York was streaking, and there’s a chance lightning strikes twice with a veteran gem from the mound. Mad Max thrived in Los Angeles, and a solid outing from him should keep the Mets in this contest.

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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