On Tuesday, August 30, the Los Angeles Dodgers (88-38) will visit the New York Mets (82-47) at Citi Field in Flushing, Queens for a regular season matchup. With the regular season winding down, each of these ball clubs will surely be looking for a win in this head-to-head matchup. You won’t want to miss the action when it all goes down at 7:10 PM ET!
Take a look at how the Mets and Dodgers have performed against each other historically for context related to Tuesday’s regular season tilt.
At this point in the season, these two clubs have played in four contests, in which the Mets have earned a win twice against the Dodgers. The last time these two teams saw each other on June 5, 2022, the Los Angeles Dodgers walked away with a 4-5 victory. The Dodgers racked up three runs on seven hits while the Mets scored 0 runs on three hits. We’ll see what happens this time when these two teams square off at Citi Field.
Betting Preview for the Los Angeles Dodgers vs New York Mets MLB Game on August 30 2022
Where: Citi Field in Flushing, Queens, NY
When: Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at 7:10 PM ET
Betting on the Los Angeles Dodgers
Record: (89W-38L) | National League West Standing: 1
The Dodgers were defeated by the Miami Marlins 2-3 the last time they met on Monday, and we can’t wait to find out if they can come away victorious in this one. The overall regular season batting average for the team right now is .262 and in particular Frederick Freeman is leading the squad with a .318 average. In terms of defense, the team is carrying an ERA of 2.83 and a .987 fielding percentage. Before you place your bets based on the teams’ recent performances, be sure to consult our odds analysis!
Absences and Injuries
Per the latest inactive report,the Dodgers are missing Blake Treinen (Shoulder), Victor González (Elbow), Anthony Gonsolin (Forearm), Walker Buehler (Elbow), Clayton Kershaw (Back), Yency Almonte (Elbow), Daniel Hudson (ACL), Kevin Pillar (Shoulder), James Nelson (Elbow), Thomas Kahnle (Forearm), and Daniel Duffy (Hand).
Betting on the New York Mets
Record: (82W-47L) | National League East Standing: 1
The last time we saw them, the Mets beat the Colorado Rockies on Sunday, by a 0-1 margin. Led by their top hitter, Jeff McNeil, who has a batting average of .328, the Mets are currently averaging .258 at the plate so far this season. In terms of defense, the team has an ERA of 3.53 and a .988 fielding percentage. Before you select your picks, be sure to read our odds analysis further down!
Absences and Injuries
With respect to inactive players in this game, the Mets will play without John Curtiss (Elbow), Joseph Lucchesi (Elbow), Luis Guillorme (Groin), Carlos Carrasco (Side), Andrew Smith (Back), Stephen Nogosek (Oblique), Tylor Megill (Shoulder), and Sean Reid-Foley (Elbow).
Los Angeles Dodgers vs New York Mets | Moneyline, Over/Under and Point Spread Odds
Moneyline Pick: Los Angeles Dodgers (-142) at FanDuel
The Los Angeles Dodgers are considered the favorite by many baseball fans and oddsmakers in this matchup. The club is enjoying a good August so far, entering this matchup sporting a winning percentage of 80.77% for this month, a record of 21 victories in total. The winning percentage of the New York Mets on the other hand, is lower at 66.67% for this month, accounting a total of 18 wins.
Over/Under Pick: Under 8.5 Total Runs (-114) at FanDuel
Be sure to consider that the estimated over/under for this game is under 8.5 before placing your bet. By this, we mean that the combined number of total runs for both teams will be under 8.5.
Runline Pick: Los Angeles Dodgers -1.5 Runs (+118) at FanDuel
The Los Angeles Dodgers will need to win by the amount of the spread or more in order to cover a runline of -1.5.
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