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    Luis Garcia leads the Washington Nationals (46-87) into a contest with the New York Mets (85-49) following his four-hit outing in a 7-1 win over the Mets. The Mets are favored on the moneyline (-313) in this game against the underdog Nationals (+250), which begins at 1:40 PM ET on Sunday. New York has Carlos Carrasco starting things off, while Washington will counter with Erick Fedde.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Mets vs. Nationals

    • Game Day: Sunday, September 4, 2022
    • Game Time: 1:40 PM ET
    • Location: Queens, New York
    • Stadium: Citi Field
    Mets vs Nationals Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Mets -313 8

    Mets Stats & Trends

    Mets Batting

    • The Mets average 1.0 home run per game to rank 16th in baseball with 135 total home runs .
    • The Mets’ .256 batting average is seventh-best in the majors.
    • The Mets are third in baseball with an on-base percentage of .327.
    • 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 (65 total at home).
    • The Mets have a .399 slugging percentage and are averaging 2.6 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • At home this season the club averages 8.3 hits per game and is batting .254.

    Mets Key Batters

    • Pete Alonso leads New York with 133 hits, batting .268 this season with 55 extra-base hits.
    • Among qualifying hitters in the majors, Alonso’s batting average ranks 46th, his on-base percentage ranks 43rd, 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.
    • Lindor is 49th in batting average, 45th in on-base percentage and 54th in slugging in MLB.
    • Starling Marte has collected 136 base hits, an OBP of .348 and a slugging percentage of .472 this season.
    • Brandon Nimmo has 12 home runs, 46 RBI and a batting average of .266 this season.

    Nationals Stats & Trends

    Nationals Batting

    • The Nationals rank 27th in Major League Baseball with just 113 home runs as a team.
    • The Nationals have a team batting average of .248 this season, which ranks 11th among MLB teams.
    • The Nationals have the 16th-ranked on-base percentage in MLB this season (.313).
    • The Nationals have shown patience at the plate this season with the third-best rate of strikeouts per game (7.5) among MLB offenses.
    • They’ve hit 48 homers, an average of 0.8 per game, in 64 road contests this season.
    • They have a team slugging percentage of .375 in away games this season with 157 extra-base hits.
    • They are averaging 8.7 base hits per game and batting .254 on the road this season.

    Nationals Key Batters

    • Nelson Cruz is batting .235 with 16 doubles, 10 home runs and 47 walks.
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in the majors, Cruz’s batting average puts him 117th, his on-base percentage ranks 98th, and he is 135th in slugging.
    • Cesar Hernandez paces his team with a .309 slugging percentage.
    • Including all qualified hitters, Hernandez’s batting average puts him 95th, his on-base percentage is 112th, and he is 141st in slugging.
    • Keibert Ruiz has 22 doubles, six home runs and 28 walks while hitting .245.
    • Lane Thomas leads his team with 94 hits.

    Mets vs. Nationals Probable Pitchers

    Carrasco Fedde
    0 GS 21
    0-0 W-L 5-9
    ERA 5.29
    0 IP 100.1
    0 BB 49
    0 SO 80

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