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    Bookmakers give the New York Mets (85-51) the edge, -240 on the moneyline, to break their three-game losing streak when they meet the Pittsburgh Pirates (50-84), at +190, on Wednesday at 12:35 PM ET. Chris Bassitt takes the mound first for New York, and Bryse Wilson is Pittsburgh’s pick to start.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Mets vs. Pirates

    • Game Day: Wednesday, September 7, 2022
    • Game Time: 12:35 PM ET
    • TV Channel: SportsNet PT
    • Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • Stadium: PNC Park
    Mets vs Pirates Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Mets -240

    Mets Stats & Trends

    Mets Batting

    • The Mets rank 16th in MLB action with 136 total home runs.
    • The Mets’ .256 batting average is seventh-best in MLB.
    • The Mets are third in baseball with a .327 on-base percentage.
    • Mets hitters strike out 7.5 times per game, the fourth-fewest strikeouts in the league.
    • The Mets average 1.1 homers per game when playing on the road this season (71 total in road contests).
    • The Mets are averaging 3.1 extra-base hits per game while slugging .414 away from home.
    • The club averages nine hits per game and is batting .258 away from home this season.

    Mets Key Batters

    • Pete Alonso has 133 hits, which leads New York hitters this season, while batting .264 with 55 extra-base hits.
    • Among qualifying hitters in the majors, Alonso’s batting average ranks 59th, his on-base percentage ranks 48th, and he is 13th in slugging.
    • Francisco Lindor leads New York in slugging percentage (.436) thanks to 43 extra-base hits.
    • Lindor is 55th in batting average, 48th in on-base percentage and 57th in slugging in the major leagues.
    • Starling Marte has collected 136 base hits, an OBP of .347 and a slugging percentage of .468 this season.
    • Brandon Nimmo is batting .266 with a .352 OBP and 48 RBI for New York this season.
    • Nimmo has hit safely in two straight games. During his last five outings he is batting .250 with two doubles, a triple, a home run and four RBI.

    Pirates Stats & Trends

    Pirates Batting

    • The Pirates have hit 131 homers this season, which ranks 18th in the league.
    • The Pirates have a team batting average of just .220 this season, which ranks 29th among MLB teams.
    • The Pirates have an on-base percentage of .287 this season, which ranks 28th in the league.
    • The Pirates rank 28th in strikeouts per game (9.3) among MLB offenses.
    • They’ve hit 62 homers, an average of 0.9 per game, in 66 home contests this season.
    • In 66 home games this season, they’re slugging .361 with 160 hits going for extra bases.
    • In 66 home games this season, they have a batting average of .223 while averaging 7.2 base hits per contest.

    Pirates Key Batters

    • Bryan Reynolds has accumulated a team-high OBP (.336) and slugging percentage (.449), and paces the Pirates in hits (111).
    • Including all the qualified players in the majors, Reynolds is 75th in batting average, 58th in on-base percentage and 46th in slugging percentage.
    • Ke’Bryan Hayes has 20 doubles, three triples, six home runs and 41 walks while hitting .242.
    • Hayes’ batting average is 101st among all qualified players, his on-base percentage is 100th, and he is 131st in slugging.
    • Ben Gamel has 18 doubles, two triples, seven home runs and 38 walks while batting .238.
    • Michael Chavis is hitting .235 with 13 doubles, two triples, 14 home runs and 14 walks.

    Mets vs. Pirates Probable Pitchers

    Bassitt Wilson
    25 GS 16
    12-7 W-L 2-8
    3.32 ERA 6.12
    154.1 IP 82.1
    40 BB 22
    143 SO 55

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