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Los Angeles Dodgers at New York Mets Betting Pick

The Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Mets are set to finish their three game series on Wednesday afternoon. The Dodgers and Mets played two on Tuesday after a Monday rain out. Los Angeles won both games of the doubleheader. The Dodgers will seek a sweep on Wednesday.

Los Angeles is now 35-22 on the season. The Dodgers are in first place in the National League West. Los Angeles had lost five straight games before their pair of wins at Citi Field on Tuesday.

For the Mets, they are now 22-32. It has been a rough season for New York. They are in fourth place in the National League East. The Mets are only ahead of the Miami Marlins in the divisional standings. 

The Los Angeles Dodgers are -130 over the New York Mets in this game. The total for the affair is set at 8.5 runs.

First Place Los Angeles Dodgers

In the Game 1 win of the double header, after Mookie Betts drove in Andy Pages, Freddie Freeman clubbed his sixth homerun of the season to put them up three. That would be enough. The Dodgers finished the game with 11 hits, including three from Freeman. Shohei Ohtani went a rare 0 for 5.

In Game 2, Will Smith got the party started with a solo homerun in the first inning. Miguel Rojas drove in a run in the second and Miguel Vegas clubbed his first homerun of the season. The Dodgers now have 70 homeruns, which is third in all of Major League Baseball. The team leader is Ohtani, with 13.

Lefthander James Paxton will get the start for the Los Angeles Dodgers in this game.  Paxton is 5-0 on the season, with a 3.49 earned run average. He has gone 49 innings, and struck out just 28 batters this season. He also has 28 walks. His last outing came on May 24th in Cincinnati. This will be his 9th start of the season.

Stumbling New York Mets

For the New York Mets, David Peterson is projected to get the start. This will be his first start of the season. The 28 year old was injured with a hip problem. He made 21 starts last season, and went 3-8 on the season. In 111 innings, Peterson struck out 128 batters.

In the doubleheader loss, the Mets scored just a total of two runs. Both came on a Francisco Lindor two run home run in the third inning of Game 1. Lindor now has 8 on the season. The Mets got just three hits in game two. Pete Alonso has struggled to a .231 average, while Lindor is down to .210.

New York as a team is scoring 4.3 runs per game, which is in the middle of the pack within the National League. The Mets have a team batting average of .236 on the season. New York’s team earned run average is 4.08.

Los Angeles Slugs to Victory

The Los Angeles Dodgers had their losing streak. Now, Los Angeles is looking to get back on track and stay hot. The Dodgers are ready for a three game sweep over the Mets here.

We like the Dodgers offense to get to Pederson in his first start of the season. Our final bet for this game is the Los Angeles Dodgers -130 over the New York Mets. Enjoy the game and best of luck with all your Major League Baseball betting!

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