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    The New York Mets (85-50) visit the Pittsburgh Pirates (49-84) on Tuesday at 6:35 PM ET in a contest between a pair of teams on losing streaks. The favored Mets (-325) have dropped two games in a row, while the underdog Pirates (+270) have lost their last four. Taijuan Walker gets the starting nod for New York, and Mitch Keller is Pittsburgh’s pick to start.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Mets vs. Pirates

    • Game Day: Tuesday, September 6, 2022
    • Game Time: 6:35 PM ET
    • Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • Stadium: PNC Park
    Mets vs Pirates Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Mets -325 7.5

    Mets Stats & Trends

    Mets Batting

    • The Mets are 16th in MLB action with 135 total home runs.
    • The Mets have the seventh-best batting average in the majors (.256).
    • The Mets are third in baseball with a .327 on-base percentage.
    • Mets batters strike out 7.5 times per game, the fourth-fewest strikeouts in the league.
    • The Mets average 1.1 home runs per road game this season (70 total away from home).
    • The Mets are slugging .415 with 3.2 extra-base hits per game on the road.
    • Away from home this season the team averages 9.1 hits per game and is batting .258.

    Mets Key Batters

    • Pete Alonso leads New York in total hits (133) this season while batting .266 with 55 extra-base hits.
    • Among qualified hitters in the majors, Alonso is 49th in batting average, 44th in on-base percentage, and 12th in slugging.
    • Francisco Lindor is hitting .264 with 18 doubles, four triples, 21 home runs and 54 walks.
    • Among qualifiers, Lindor ranks 58th in batting average, 48th in on-base percentage and 58th in slugging percentage.
    • Starling Marte has 136 hits this season and has a slash line of .292/.345/.468.
    • Brandon Nimmo is batting .266 with a .352 OBP and 46 RBI for New York this season.

    Pirates Stats & Trends

    Pirates Batting

    • The Pirates have hit 129 homers this season, which ranks 19th in the league.
    • The Pirates have a team batting average of just .219 this season, which ranks 29th among MLB teams.
    • The Pirates have an on-base percentage of .286 this season, which ranks 28th in the league.
    • The Pirates rank 28th in strikeouts per game (9.3) among MLB offenses.
    • In 65 games at home this season, they’ve hit 60 homers, an average of 0.9 per contest.
    • They have a team slugging percentage of .358 in home games this season with 157 extra-base hits.
    • In 65 home games this season, they have a batting average of .220 while averaging 7.1 base hits per contest.

    Pirates Key Batters

    • Bryan Reynolds has accumulated 109 hits with a .331 on-base percentage and a .447 slugging percentage, all club-highs for the Pirates.
    • Including all the qualified players in MLB, Reynolds’ batting average is 79th, his on-base percentage is 67th, and he is 47th in slugging.
    • Ke’Bryan Hayes is batting .242 with 20 doubles, three triples, six home runs and 40 walks.
    • Hayes’ batting average is 101st among all qualified players, his on-base percentage ranks 101st, and he is 131st in slugging.
    • Ben Gamel is batting .241 with 18 doubles, two triples, seven home runs and 37 walks.
    • Michael Chavis is hitting .237 with 13 doubles, two triples, 14 home runs and 14 walks.

    Mets vs. Pirates Probable Pitchers

    Walker Keller
    23 GS 23
    10-3 W-L 4-10
    3.45 ERA 4.43
    122.2 IP 124.0
    38 BB 46
    93 SO 107

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