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    The New York Mets (89-53) will look for Eduardo Escobar to continue a 10-game hitting streak when they square off against the Chicago Cubs (59-82) on Tuesday at 7:10 PM ET at Citi Field. The Mets are favored (-420) over the Cubs (+326). Jacob deGrom starts for New York while Chicago will counter with Adrian Sampson.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Mets vs. Cubs

    • Game Day: Tuesday, September 13, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
    • Location: Queens, New York
    • Stadium: Citi Field
    Mets vs Cubs Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Mets -420 6.5

    Mets Stats & Trends

    Mets Batting

    • The Mets average 1.0 home run per game to rank 16th in MLB action with 146 total home runs .
    • The Mets have the fifth-best batting average in the league (.259).
    • The Mets rank second in baseball with a .330 on-base percentage.
    • Mets batters strike out 7.5 times per game, the fourth-lowest average in the league.
    • The Mets average 0.9 homers per home game this season (66 total at home).
    • The Mets have a .396 slugging percentage and are averaging 2.6 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The team is batting .253 with 576 hits (8.2 per game) at home this season.

    Mets Key Batters

    • Pete Alonso leads New York in total hits (142) this season while batting .268 with 57 extra-base hits.
    • Among qualified hitters, Alonso ranks 49th in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks 46th, and he is 14th in slugging.
    • Alonso has recorded at least one hit in six straight games. During his last 10 games he is hitting .250 with a double, two home runs, three walks and four RBI.
    • Francisco Lindor has hit 23 homers this season while driving in 92 runs. He’s batting .269 this season.
    • Among qualifying hitters, Lindor is 46th in batting average, 39th in on-base percentage and 50th in slugging percentage.
    • Lindor enters this matchup looking to extend his five-game hit streak. In his last five games he is hitting .429 with three doubles, two home runs, two walks and six RBI.
    • Brandon Nimmo has collected 137 base hits, an OBP of .354 and a slugging percentage of .424 this season.
    • Jeff McNeil has a slash line of .321/.372/.450 this season and a team-best OPS of .822.
    • McNeil has safely hit in three games in a row. During his last five outings he is hitting .450 with a double, three walks and five RBI.

    Cubs Stats & Trends

    Cubs Batting

    • The Cubs rank 17th in Major League Baseball with 142 home runs.
    • The Cubs have a team batting average of .241 this season, which ranks 18th among MLB teams.
    • The Cubs have an OBP of .313 this season, which ranks 17th in MLB.
    • The Cubs rank 23rd with an average of 8.8 strikeouts per game.
    • They’ve hit 74 homers, an average of 1.1 per game, in 69 road contests this season.
    • In 69 road games this season, they’re slugging .386 with 205 hits going for extra bases.
    • They are averaging 8.0 base hits per game and batting .232 on the road this season.

    Cubs Key Batters

    • Ian Happ has a .451 slugging percentage, which paces the Cubs.
    • Including all the qualified hitters in MLB, Happ ranks 43rd in batting average, 42nd in on-base percentage and 44th in slugging percentage.
    • Nico Hoerner is hitting .291 with 21 doubles, five triples, nine home runs and 26 walks.
    • Hoerner is currently 20th in batting average, 54th in on-base percentage and 72nd in slugging percentage among all qualified hitters.
    • Seiya Suzuki has 22 doubles, a triple, 13 home runs and 37 walks while hitting .263.
    • Patrick Wisdom has 25 doubles, 22 home runs and 51 walks while batting .213.

    Mets vs. Cubs Probable Pitchers

    deGrom Sampson
    7 GS 14
    5-1 W-L 1-5
    1.66 ERA 3.76
    43.1 IP 76.2
    4 BB 19
    63 SO 55

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