The Los Angeles Dodgers Won Way More Than Expected in 2019

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP

Based on money line odds their expected record at this point of the season is 99.6-62.4. At 106-56 they ahead of expectations. If you bet on them to win every game you would be up big (+355 units). They are not good against the spread (81-81) for a -454 loss. Their over-under record is 77-76 with 9 pushes. They overachieved this season. Their game odds projected to 99.6 wins. Their 106-56 record this season was way ahead of what was expected of them. In terms of money line profit, they were one of the best teams at +355. They were not good against the spread going 81-81 (-454 loss). They went over 77 times and came in under 76 times.

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TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

Their average run differential is +1.64 which ranks #1 in the NL, which is the same as how they rank in win percentage. They are the #1 ranked team in run differential (based on all teams' road stats). This is the same ranking they have among home teams.

TEAM STATS PER GAME (League Rank):

SituationRunsBatting AvgOPS
All 167 Games5.4 (#1)0.256 (#5)0.645 (#2)
Road5.5 (#1)0.251 (#5)0.639 (#2)
Home5.4 (#3)0.262 (#5)0.652 (#5)

ALLOWED TO OPPOSING TEAMS (Lower # is Better):

SituationRunsBatting AvgOPS
All3.8 (#1)0.223 (#1)0.534 (#1)
Road4.2 (#3)0.230 (#20.531 (#1)
Home3.4 (#1)0.217 (#1)0.538 (#2)

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team this season led by Cody Bellinger who was the #1 first baseman / DH. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the position rankings.

PLAYEROWN%RANKBETTER OPTIONBETTER THAN
Cody Bellinger1001--Freddie Freeman
Max Muncy9711Nelson CruzPaul Goldschmidt
Justin Turner9311Mike MoustakasJose Ramirez
Joc Pederson8126Marcell OzunaYasiel Puig
Corey Seager9310Nick AhmedAmed Rosario
Enrique Hernandez2361Brian GoodwinKevin Kiermaier
Kenley Jansen948Felipe VazquezLiam Hendriks
Chris Taylor2531Lourdes GurrielTommy Edman
Alex Verdugo4274Garrett CooperManuel Margot
A.J. Pollock7981Dwight SmithJarrod Dyson