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    The New York Mets (82-46) host the Colorado Rockies (54-74) at 1:40 PM ET on Sunday in a matchup featuring two of the league’s most consistent hitters. Jeff McNeil has a batting average of .322 (second in the majors) for the favored Mets (-345), while Jose Iglesias ranks seventh in MLB play batting .307 this season for the underdog Rockies (+274). Max Scherzer starts for New York while Colorado will counter with German Marquez.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Mets vs. Rockies

    • Game Day: Sunday, August 28, 2022
    • Game Time: 1:40 PM ET
    • Location: Queens, New York
    • Stadium: Citi Field
    Mets vs Rockies Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Mets -345 7.5

    Mets Stats & Trends

    Mets Batting

    • The Mets rank 16th in MLB action with 129 home runs. They average one per game.
    • The Mets are sixth in MLB with a .258 batting average.
    • The Mets are third in baseball with a .330 on-base percentage.
    • The Mets strike out 7.6 times per game to rank fourth in baseball.
    • The Mets average one home run per game when playing at home this season (59 total in home contests).
    • The Mets are averaging 2.6 extra-base hits per game while slugging .402 at home.
    • The team is batting .257 with 521 hits (8.4 per game) at home this season.

    Mets Key Batters

    • Pete Alonso leads New York with 130 hits, batting .273 this season with 54 extra-base hits.
    • Among all qualified hitters in MLB, Alonso’s batting average ranks 45th, his on-base percentage ranks 38th, and he is 10th in slugging.
    • Alonso has recorded a base hit in four straight games. During his last five outings he is batting .333 with a home run and three RBI.
    • Francisco Lindor has an OPS of .788, fueled by an OBP of .343 and a team-best slugging percentage of .445 this season.
    • Among qualifying batters, Lindor ranks 56th in batting average, 46th in on-base percentage and 49th in slugging percentage.
    • Starling Marte has 129 hits this season and has a slash line of .292/.347/.464.
    • Marte heads into this game with two games in a row with at least one hit. During his last five outings he is hitting .211 with a double, a triple, a walk and four RBI.
    • Brandon Nimmo has 12 home runs, 44 RBI and a batting average of .265 this season.

    Rockies Stats & Trends

    Rockies Batting

    • The Rockies have hit 114 homers this season, which ranks 21st in the league.
    • The Rockies lead baseball with a .262 batting average.
    • The Rockies have an on-base percentage of .322 this season, which ranks sixth in the league.
    • The Rockies rank eighth in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 7.8 whiffs per contest.
    • In 60 games on the road this season, they’ve hit 36 homers, an average of 0.6 per contest.
    • In 60 road games this season, they’re slugging .345 with 146 hits going for extra bases.
    • In 60 road games this season, they have a batting average of .235 while averaging 8.1 base hits per contest.

    Rockies Key Batters

    • C.J. Cron has totaled 128 hits with a .494 slugging percentage, both team-high numbers for the Rockies.
    • Including all the qualified hitters in MLB, Cron’s batting average ranks 46th, his on-base percentage is 79th, and he is 16th in slugging.
    • Cron heads into this matchup on a two-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is batting .368 with a home run, a walk and four RBI.
    • Charlie Blackmon has 19 doubles, four triples, 16 home runs and 27 walks while hitting .270.
    • Including all qualified hitters, Blackmon ranks 48th in batting average, 84th in on-base percentage and 56th in slugging percentage.
    • Brendan Rodgers has 28 doubles, two triples, 11 home runs and 36 walks while hitting .280.
    • Iglesias leads his team with a .343 on-base percentage.

    Mets vs. Rockies Probable Pitchers

    Scherzer Márquez
    18 GS 24
    9-3 W-L 6-10
    2.33 ERA 5.22
    115.2 IP 139.2
    21 BB 48
    137 SO 115

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