LA Dodgers vs New York Mets Prediction MLB Picks 5/27/24

New York Mets (22-30) vs LA Dodgers (33-22)

Game Info: Monday, May 27, 2024 at 4:10 pm (Citi Field)

Tylor Megill (0-2) (3.00) vs Gavin Stone (4-2) (2.88)

Betting Odds: New York Mets +125 / LA Dodgers -145 --- Over/Under: 8.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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In this article we will formulate a LA Dodgers vs New York Mets prediction for this MLB game on Monday, May 27th at Citi Field in New York. To formulate this prediction for game one in the series, we will examine:

  • The Dodgers recent form and recent player performance 
  • The Mets recent form and recent play performance
  • Recent Betting trends and streaks involving Los Angeles
  • Recent Betting trends and streaks involving New York
  • Recent betting trends in games played between Los Angeles and New York 
  • A summary that ties it all together and produces a favorable betting outcome for Today’s Game between Los Angeles and New York

Dodgers Need to Snap Losing Streak

The Los Angeles Dodgers are 33-22 this year and they have lost five games in a row. Los Angeles is coming off of a series loss against Cincinnati, where they lost all three games by scores of 9-6, 3-1, and 4-1. Prior to that series, the Dodgers lost two out of three against Arizona, won three out of four against Cincinnati, and won two out of three against San Francisco. Los Angeles is just 4-7 in their last 11 games, but they continue to lead the NL West.

The Los Angeles pitching staff has a 3.42 ERA, a 1.13 WHIP, and a .219 opponent batting average. The Dodgers offense has scored 270 runs with a .253 batting average and a .333 on base percentage. Shohei Ohtani is batting .336 with 13 home runs and 35 RBI’s for the Dodgers this season. Los Angeles has scored three runs or fewer in seven of their last eleven games. 

Mets Look for Two in a Row

The New York Mets are 22-30 this season and they have lost five of their last six games. New York is coming off of a series loss against the Giants, where they lost two out of three games, but did win game three on a walk-off. Prior to that series, the Mets were swept by Cleveland, lost two out of three against Miami, and lost three out of four against Philadelphia. New York has not won back to back games in their last 16 games, and they are fourth in the NL East behind the Phillies, Braves, and Nationals. 

The New York pitching staff has a 4.08 ERA, a 1.32 WHIP, and a .229 opponent batting average. The Mets offense has scored 222 runs with a .236 batting average and a .308 on base percentage. Pete Alonso is batting .230 with 12 home runs and 26 RBI’s for the Mets this season. New York is 17th in team ERA this season and they have allowed at least six runs in four of their last five games. 

Starting Pitchers

The projected starting pitcher for Los Angeles is Gavin Stone, who is 4-2 with a 3.60 ERA and a 1.30 WHIP over 50.0 innings pitched this season. Stone has allowed one earned run in four of his last five starts, but did allow four earned runs and eight hits in his last start against Arizona. The projected starting pitcher for New York is Tylor Megill, who is 0-2 with a 3.00 ERA and a 1.33 WHIP over 9.0 innings pitched this season. Megill has allowed three earned runs and seven hits in 9.0 innings over two starts this year. 

Why the Los Angeles Dodgers will win

The Dodgers have won each of their last six games against NL East opponents that held a losing record.The Mets have lost seven of their last eight games against National League opponents following a win.The Mets have failed to cover the run line in eight of their last nine home games.The Dodgers have covered the run line in eight of their last nine games at Citi Field against National League opponents that held a losing record.

Total Runs Facts

Each of the Dodgers' last six day games against National League opponents have gone UNDER the total runs line.Five of the Mets' last six home games against NL West opponents have gone OVER the total runs line.The 'Inning 1 UNDER 0.5 runs' market has hit in each of the Mets' last four day games against NL West opponents.The 'Inning 1 UNDER 0.5 runs' market has hit in each of the Dodgers' last three games at Citi Field.

LA Dodgers vs New York Mets Prediction 

Both of these teams come into this series struggling over the last week, but the Mets are coming off of a dramatic win on Sunday afternoon. The Mets are just 11-16 on the road and their pitching staff has not been very good recently, but the Dodgers offense is also struggling. LA will turn to Gavin Stone, who has actually been very solid over his last five starts. New York is going with Tylor Megill, who has only pitched nine innings so far. I know the Dodgers are struggling right now, but this Mets team is a mess and got lucky to win on Sunday. My LA Dodgers vs New York Mets prediction is for the Dodgers to get the win on the road. 

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

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