Dodgers vs. Mets - 5/12/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New York Mets (21-12) at Los Angeles Dodgers (17-17)
MLB Baseball: Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 10:10 pm (Dodger Stadium)
B Colon (3-1) (2.82) vs. C Kershaw (4-1) (2.04)
The Line: Los Angeles Dodgers -216 / New York Mets +200 --- Over/Under: 6.5 See the Latest Odds
The New York Mets and Los Angeles Dodgers end their four-game series Thursday night.
The New York Mets look to stay hot after winning five of their last eight games. The Mets have allowed eight runs in their last three games and three or less runs in six straight games. The New York Mets have an ERA of 2.78 and have won 13 of their last 16 games when allowing three or less runs. Offensively, Asdrubal Cabrera leads New York with 34 hits, Yoenis Cespedes has 31 RBI and Neil Walker has nine home runs. Bartolo Colon gets the nod, and he’s 3-1 with a 2.82 ERA and 33 strikeouts this season. Colon is 2-5 with a 5.16 ERA and 28 strikeouts in his career against the Dodgers.
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The Los Angeles Dodgers look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Dodgers have allowed 10 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in eight of their last 12 games. The Los Angeles Dodgers have an ERA of 3.52 and have lost eight of their last nine games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Adrian Gonzalez leads Los Angeles with 36 hits, Corey Seager has 16 RBI and Yasiel Puig has three home runs. Clayton Kershaw takes the hill, and he’s 4-1 with a 2.04 ERA and 64 strikeouts this season. Kershaw is 6-0 with a 1.34 ERA and 61 strikeouts in his career against the Mets.
The Mets are 6-1 in their last 7 during game 4 of a series and 4-1 in Colons last 5 starts. The Dodgers are 16-6 in their last 22 during game 4 of a series and 47-18 in Kershaws last 65 starts. The Dodgers are 9-2 in Kershaws last 11 starts vs. Mets.
It's tough to bet against Kershaw as it is... After looking at his career numbers against the Mets, it's even tougher. Dodgers have to be the pick here.