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    Cesar Hernandez will try to get his 100th hit of the season (he has 98) when the Washington Nationals (36-69) play the New York Mets (65-38) on Wednesday at 4:05 PM ET. The Nationals are underdogs (+220) versus the Mets (-269). Chris Bassitt starts for New York while Washington will counter with Anibal Sanchez.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Mets vs. Nationals

    • Game Day: Wednesday, August 3, 2022
    • Game Time: 4:05 PM ET
    • Location: Washington D.C.
    • Stadium: Nationals Park
    Mets vs Nationals Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Mets -269 9

    Mets Stats & Trends

    Mets Batting

    • The Mets are 16th in MLB play with 104 total home runs.
    • The Mets have the fifth-best batting average in the majors (.256).
    • The Mets are fourth in the league with a .327 on-base percentage.
    • The Mets strike out 7.6 times per game, the third-best average in the league.
    • The Mets have hit 58 home runs on the road this season (1.1 per game).
    • The Mets are averaging 3.1 extra-base hits per game while slugging .412 away from home.
    • The club is batting .259 with 501 hits (9.1 per game) on the road this season.

    Mets Key Batters

    • Pete Alonso has 105 hits to go with a slugging percentage of .542, both of which are tops among New York hitters this season.
    • Alonso ranks 39th in batting average, 36th in on-base percentage, and ninth in slugging among qualified hitters in MLB.
    • Francisco Lindor is hitting .261 with 16 doubles, three triples, 19 home runs and 41 walks.
    • Among qualifying batters, Lindor is 63rd in batting average, 58th in on-base percentage and 46th in slugging percentage.
    • Lindor has picked up at least one hit in nine games in a row. In his last 10 games he is hitting .385 with four doubles, three home runs, five walks and eight RBI.
    • Starling Marte has an OPS of .819, fueled by an OBP of .348 and a team-best slugging percentage of .471 this season.
    • Marte brings a two-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is hitting .318 with a triple, a home run and five RBI.
    • Brandon Nimmo has been key for New York with 99 hits, an OBP of .347 plus a slugging percentage of .426.

    Nationals Stats & Trends

    Nationals Batting

    • The Nationals have hit just 83 homers this season, which ranks 28th in the league.
    • The Nationals have a team batting average of .246 this season, which ranks 12th among MLB teams.
    • The Nationals have an on-base percentage of .314 this season, which ranks 15th in the league.
    • The Nationals rank second in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 7.2 whiffs per contest.
    • In 56 games at home this season, they’ve hit 50 homers, an average of 0.9 per contest.
    • They have a team slugging percentage of .372 in home games this season with 141 extra-base hits.
    • In home games this season, they’re batting .237 with 7.7 base hits per contest.

    Nationals Key Batters

    • Nelson Cruz is hitting .231 with 15 doubles, eight home runs and 40 walks.
    • Including all the qualified hitters in the majors, Cruz’s batting average ranks 122nd, his on-base percentage ranks 101st, and he is 138th in slugging.
    • Hernandez’s .309 slugging percentage leads his team.
    • Hernandez’s batting average ranks 111th among all qualified players, his on-base percentage ranks 117th, and he is 148th in slugging.
    • Luke Voit has a team-high OBP (.317), while pacing the Nationals in hits (67).
    • Keibert Ruiz is batting .245 with 18 doubles, three home runs and 22 walks.

    Mets vs. Nationals Probable Pitchers

    Bassitt Sánchez
    19 GS 3
    7-7 W-L 0-3
    3.83 ERA 7.47
    115.0 IP 15.2
    32 BB 6
    117 SO 13

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