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    Sportsbooks give the New York Mets (85-48) the edge (-445 on the moneyline) to add on to their three-game winning streak when they play the Washington Nationals (45-87), at +342, on Saturday at 7:10 PM ET. Max Scherzer starts for New York while Washington will counter with Patrick Corbin.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Mets vs. Nationals

    • Game Day: Saturday, September 3, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
    • TV Channel: SNY
    • Location: Queens, New York
    • Stadium: Citi Field
    Mets vs Nationals Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Mets -445 7.5

    Mets Stats & Trends

    Mets Batting

    • The Mets rank 16th in MLB action with 134 total home runs.
    • The Mets’ .257 batting average is seventh-best in MLB.
    • The Mets rank third in the league with an on-base percentage of .328.
    • The Mets strike out 7.5 times per game, the fifth-best average in the league.
    • The Mets average 1.0 home run per home game this season (64 total at home).
    • The Mets have a .402 slugging percentage and are averaging 2.7 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The club averages 8.3 hits per game and is batting .256 at home this season.

    Mets Key Batters

    • Pete Alonso leads New York with 133 hits, batting .270 this season with 55 extra-base hits.
    • Among qualifying hitters, Alonso is 46th in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks 41st, and he is 12th in slugging.
    • Francisco Lindor has hit 21 homers this season while driving in 86 runs. He’s batting .267 this season.
    • Among qualifying batters, Lindor’s batting average places him 53rd, his on-base percentage 44th, and his slugging percentage 54th.
    • Starling Marte is batting .293 with a .472 slugging percentage and 63 RBI this year.
    • Brandon Nimmo is batting .268 with a .356 OBP and 46 RBI for New York this season.
    • Nimmo enters this matchup on a four-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is batting .333 with two doubles, a triple and two RBI.

    Nationals Stats & Trends

    Nationals Batting

    • The Nationals’ 111 home runs rank 27th in MLB this season.
    • The Nationals’ .247 batting average ranks 12th in the league this season.
    • The Nationals have an OBP of .312 this season, which ranks 17th in MLB.
    • The Nationals have shown patience at the plate this season with the third-best rate of strikeouts per game (7.4) among MLB offenses.
    • They have averaged 0.7 home runs per game in their 63 road contests this season.
    • They have a team slugging percentage of .371 in away games this season with 152 extra-base hits.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .252 with 8.6 base hits per contest.

    Nationals Key Batters

    • Nelson Cruz is batting .235 with 16 doubles, 10 home runs and 47 walks.
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in MLB, Cruz’s batting average places him 117th, his on-base percentage ranks 97th, and he is 135th in slugging.
    • Cesar Hernandez’s .309 slugging percentage leads his team.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, Hernandez’s batting average places him 95th, his on-base percentage ranks 114th, and he is 141st in slugging.
    • Keibert Ruiz is hitting .246 with 21 doubles, six home runs and 28 walks.
    • Lane Thomas is hitting .237 with 20 doubles, a triple, 14 home runs and 27 walks.

    Mets vs. Nationals Probable Pitchers

    Scherzer Corbin
    19 GS 26
    9-4 W-L 5-17
    2.27 ERA 6.56
    122.2 IP 127.2
    22 BB 45
    148 SO 113

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