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    Carlos Carrasco’s New York Mets (89-55) are favorites (-263) against the Pittsburgh Pirates (55-88), who are at +212, on Thursday as he attempts to earn his 15th win of the season. The contest starts at 7:20 PM ET. New York’s Carrasco and Pittsburgh’s JT Brubaker will take the mound first.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Mets vs. Pirates

    • Game Day: Thursday, September 15, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:20 PM ET
    • TV Channel: FOX
    • Location: Queens, New York
    • Stadium: Citi Field
    Mets vs Pirates Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Mets -263 7.5

    Mets Stats & Trends

    Mets Batting

    • The Mets are 15th in baseball with 149 total home runs.
    • The Mets have the fifth-best batting average in the majors (.258).
    • The Mets’ .329 on-base percentage is second-best in baseball.
    • The Mets strike out 7.5 times per game to rank fourth in baseball.
    • The Mets average 1.0 home run per home game this season (69 total at home).
    • The Mets have a .394 slugging percentage and are averaging 2.6 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • At home this season the club averages 8.2 hits per game and is batting .251.

    Mets Key Batters

    • Pete Alonso leads New York in total hits (144) this season while batting .268 with 59 extra-base hits.
    • Alonso ranks 46th in batting average, 42nd in on-base percentage, and 13th in slugging among qualifying hitters in baseball.
    • Alonso will look for his ninth straight game with a hit in this contest. In his last 10 outings he is batting .275 with a double, three home runs, three walks and five RBI.
    • Francisco Lindor has 21 doubles, four triples, 23 home runs and 58 walks while batting .268.
    • Among all qualifying players, Lindor ranks 46th in batting average, 42nd in on-base percentage and 53rd in slugging percentage.
    • Brandon Nimmo has collected 137 base hits, an OBP of .353 and a slugging percentage of .419 this season.
    • Jeff McNeil leads the Mets with an OPS of .822. He has a slash line of .321/.374/.448 this season.

    Pirates Stats & Trends

    Pirates Batting

    • The Pirates’ 145 home runs rank 17th in Major League Baseball.
    • The Pirates rank 29th in MLB with a team batting average of just .223.
    • The Pirates have an OBP of just .289 this season, which ranks 28th in MLB.
    • The Pirates rank just 29th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 9.3 whiffs per contest.
    • They have averaged 1.1 home runs per game in their 72 road contests this season.
    • They are slugging .367 in 72 road games this season.
    • They are averaging 7.4 base hits per game and batting .220 on the road this season.

    Pirates Key Batters

    • Bryan Reynolds has racked up an on-base percentage of .337, a slugging percentage of .451, and has 122 hits, all club-bests for the Pirates.
    • Including all qualified hitters in MLB, Reynolds ranks 71st in batting average, 57th in on-base percentage and 48th in slugging percentage.
    • Ke’Bryan Hayes is batting .250 with 22 doubles, three triples, seven home runs and 44 walks.
    • Hayes ranks 79th in batting average, 85th in on-base percentage and 123rd in slugging percentage in MLB.
    • Ben Gamel is hitting .237 with 19 doubles, two triples, eight home runs and 39 walks.
    • Michael Chavis is batting .237 with 15 doubles, three triples, 14 home runs and 18 walks.

    Mets vs. Pirates Probable Pitchers

    Carrasco Brubaker
    25 GS 26
    14-6 W-L 3-11
    3.80 ERA 4.36
    135.0 IP 138.1
    35 BB 51
    132 SO 140

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