The New York Mets and the Los Angeles Dodgers will both be trying to pick up a win on Wednesday when they battle at Dodger Stadium.
The Mets will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Livan Hernandez in this game. Hernandez has a 3-1 record and a 5.59 ERA this season.
Meanwhile, it’ll be Jeff Weaver who starts for the Dodgers. Righthander Weaver is 2-1 with a 3.37 ERA so far this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Dodgers listed as 129-moneyline favorites versus the Mets, while the game’s total is sitting at 9½.
Casey Blake belted a three-run homer to lift the Dodgers to a 5-3 win over the Mets on Tuesday, as -155 favorites. That game’s eight runs went as a PUSH against the posted over/under (8).
Chad Billingsley tossed 6 1-3 innings for the win, allowing four hits and three runs. Jonathan Broxton secured the win with his 10th save of the season.
John Maine drove in two runs to lead the Mets, but took the loss after surrendering eight hits and five runs. The Mets were +135 underdogs in that game.
New York has lost 3 straight games.
Los Angeles has won 3 straight games.
New York: 21-18 SU
Los Angeles: 28-13 SU
New York most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing LA Dodgers are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
Los Angeles most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing LA Angels are 6-4
After playing NY Mets are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
NY Mets are 11-5 SU in its last 16 games
NY Mets are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against LA Dodgers
LA Dodgers are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games
LA Dodgers are 16-3 SU in their last 19 games at home
LA Dodgers are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against NY Mets
NY Mets at Boston, Friday, May 22
LA Dodgers home to LA Angels, Friday, May 22