Mets vs Dodgers Prediction MLB Experts Picks 7/14

Mets vs Dodgers Prediction MLB Experts Picks 7/14

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MLB Predictions: Los Angeles Dodgers vs. New York Mets - Dodgers Will Win

Welcome to KingPin.pro, your trusted source for MLB predictions and expert picks. In this article, we will provide an in-depth analysis of the upcoming game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the New York Mets. By examining each team's pitching, hitting, and injury reports, we will offer our prediction for this matchup. 

 

Los Angeles Dodgers

The Los Angeles Dodgers currently hold a strong record of 51-38, with a 22-22 away record. Julio Urias will take the mound as the starting pitcher for the Dodgers. Urias, a left-handed pitcher, boasts a 6-5 record with a 4.76 ERA and a WHIP of 1.18. In 64.1 innings pitched, he has allowed 62 hits and has struck out 63 batters. While Urias has faced some challenges, his ability to limit walks and strikeouts makes him a solid option for the Dodgers.

Offensively, the Dodgers have been led by Mookie Betts, who has hit 26 home runs and has 62 RBIs. Freddie Freeman has also been a consistent performer with a batting average of .320. As a team, the Dodgers have maintained a batting average of .244. Their pitching staff has posted a team ERA of 4.50.

 

New York Mets

The New York Mets enter this matchup with a record of 42-48, including a 20-19 home record. Justin Verlander will be the starting pitcher for the Mets. Verlander, a right-handed pitcher, holds a 3-4 record with a 3.60 ERA and a WHIP of 1.20. In 70.0 innings pitched, he has allowed 65 hits and has struck out 57 batters. However, Verlander's performance has declined, with an increased number of home runs given up compared to his previous seasons.

The Mets' offense is spearheaded by Pete Alonso, who has hit 26 home runs and has 61 RBIs. Brandon Nimmo has also contributed with a batting average of .266. As a team, the Mets have maintained a batting average of .241. Their pitching staff has posted a team ERA of 4.39, indicating their ability to keep runs in check.

 

Injury Reports

The Los Angeles Dodgers have players such as Clayton Kershaw, Jimmy Nelson, Chris Taylor, and Daniel Hudson on the injured list. The New York Mets are dealing with injuries to Jose Quintana and Tommy Pham. These injuries could impact the performance of both teams and should be considered when predicting the outcome of the game.

 

Prediction

Considering the overall performance of both teams and Justin Verlander's decline in performance, our prediction for this game is that the Los Angeles Dodgers will come out on top. Julio Urias' ability to limit hits and his solid strikeout numbers give the Dodgers an advantage. Additionally, the Dodgers' offensive capabilities and Verlander's struggles in giving up home runs suggest that the Dodgers will have the edge in scoring runs.

While the Mets have shown resilience throughout the season, the combination of the Dodgers' pitching staff and strong offensive lineup make them a formidable opponent. We believe they will secure the victory in this matchup.

Pick: Dodgers ML

In conclusion, the game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the New York Mets promises to be an exciting battle. However, based on our analysis, the Los Angeles Dodgers are favored to win due to Justin Verlander's decline in performance. Be sure to tune in to Apple TV+ for coverage of this thrilling game. And don't forget to check out the KingPin.pro iOS and Android app for more MLB predictions and expert picks.

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