Jacob deGrom (3-1, 3.07 ERA) and the New York Mets (27-19) go up against Julio Urias (MLB debut) and the Los Angeles Dodgers (25-23) in the first of a three-game series at Citi Field. The game starts at 7:10 p.m. ET on Friday, May. 27 and will air on SNY and SNLA.
In his most recent outing, deGrom pitched 5.0 innings, allowing four runs, striking out seven and walking three in a 5-4 victory over the Brewers. The Dodgers are hoping to be successful with 19-year-old rookie Julio Urias, making his Major League debut. Joc Pederson (.256, 22 Rs, 8 HRs, 24 RBIs, 2 SBs) went 1 for 3 Wednesday with two RBIs.
The odds for Los Angeles and New York are Mets -130, while the Over/Under (O/U) is 7 as of now.
SU Pick - NYM
New York won its last game in a shutout, its fifth of the season. Los Angeles has been shut out one time this season.
The Mets are coming into this game after allowing one walk during their last outing. The Dodgers have a 4-3 record when opponents give up one walk or less.
When they are outhit, the Dodgers are 3-19. The Mets have a 7-15 record when opponents outhit them.
Ranking first in home runs, New York has hit 66 this season. Los Angeles ranks 20th with 45 home runs.
Ranking 13th, New York is in the top half of the league in walks, notching 151 this season. Los Angeles ranks in the top 10 at ninth with 163.
The Mets are 23-8 in games where they hit one or more home runs. The Dodgers are 17-12 when they hit at least one homer.