Jacob deGrom (3-1, 1.99 ERA) is on the hill for the New York Mets (20-11) as they square off against Alex Wood (1-3, 5.18 ERA) and the Los Angeles Dodgers (16-16) in the second of a four-game series at Dodger Stadium. The Mets won the last game 4-2, and New York leads the series 1-0. Action begins at 10:10 p.m. ET on Tuesday, May. 10 and can be seen on SNY and SNLA.
Wood pitched 5.0 innings in his last outing, surrendering five runs (one unearned) and striking out seven in an 8-5 defeat to the Rays. deGrom went 5.0 innings, surrendering three runs, striking out two and walking one in a 5-3 defeat to the Padres in his most recent start. Yoenis Cespedes (.300, 19 Rs, 11 HRs, 31 RBIs) went 1 for 3 yesterday with one RBI.
The odds for Los Angeles and New York are Mets -120, while the Over/Under (O/U) is 7 as of now.
The Mets have the edge in the season series, 1-0.
Predictions: SU Winner - NYM
When leading after seven innings, New York is 5-2, while Los Angeles is 4-7.
The Mets are coming into this game after allowing two walks during their last outing. The Dodgers have a 5-5 record when opponents give up two walks or less.
When they outhit their opponents, the Dodgers are 12-2. The Mets have a 13-2 record when outhitting opponents.
Ranking 16th, Los Angeles is in the bottom half of the league in runs, scoring 135 this season. New York ranks in the top half at 14th with 137.
Ranking 11th, Los Angeles is in the top half of the league in walks, notching 111 this season. New York ranks in the top 10 at seventh with 114.
The Dodgers are 10-7 in games where they hit one or more home runs. The Mets are 16-4 when they hit at least one homer.