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    The Pittsburgh Pirates (55-90) visit the New York Mets (91-55) on Saturday at 7:10 PM ET. The Pirates are moneyline underdogs (+258) against the favored Mets (-327). Chris Bassitt starts for New York while Pittsburgh will counter with Bryse Wilson.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Mets vs. Pirates

    • Game Day: Saturday, September 17, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
    • Location: Queens, New York
    • Stadium: Citi Field
    Mets vs Pirates Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Mets -327 7.5

    Mets Stats & Trends

    Mets Batting

    • The Mets are 15th in baseball with 151 total home runs.
    • The Mets have the fourth-best batting average in the league (.258).
    • The Mets are second in the league with a .330 on-base percentage.
    • The Mets strike out 7.5 times per game, the fifth-fewest average in baseball.
    • The Mets average 1.0 home run per game when playing at home this season (71 total in home outings).
    • The Mets are slugging .395 with 2.6 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The club is batting .252 with 605 hits (8.2 per game) at home this season.

    Mets Key Batters

    • Pete Alonso leads New York in total hits (146) this season while batting .269 with 59 extra-base hits.
    • Among qualified hitters, Alonso ranks 43rd in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks 41st, and he is 14th in slugging.
    • Francisco Lindor is hitting .267 with 21 doubles, four triples, 24 home runs and 58 walks.
    • Among all qualifying players, Lindor ranks 49th in batting average, 43rd in on-base percentage and 52nd in slugging percentage.
    • Lindor has picked up at least one hit in three games in a row. During his last five outings he is hitting .250 with two home runs, two walks and three RBI.
    • Brandon Nimmo has 139 hits this season and has a slash line of .263/.356/.418.
    • Jeff McNeil is slashing .319/.371/.446 this season and leads the Mets with an OPS of .817.

    Pirates Stats & Trends

    Pirates Batting

    • The Pirates’ 146 home runs rank 17th in Major League Baseball.
    • The Pirates have a team batting average of just .222 this season, which ranks 29th among MLB teams.
    • The Pirates have an OBP of just .288 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 74 road contests this season.
    • In 74 road games this season, they’re slugging .363 with 188 hits going for extra bases.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .218 with 7.3 base hits per contest.

    Pirates Key Batters

    • Bryan Reynolds has accumulated an on-base percentage of .336, a slugging percentage of .448, and has 124 hits, all club-bests for the Pirates.
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in the big leagues, Reynolds’ batting average ranks 70th, his on-base percentage is 57th, and he is 50th in slugging.
    • Ke’Bryan Hayes is batting .246 with 22 doubles, three triples, seven home runs and 44 walks.
    • Including all qualifying players, Hayes’ batting average places him 87th, his on-base percentage ranks 93rd, and he is 125th in slugging.
    • Ben Gamel is hitting .233 with 19 doubles, two triples, eight home runs and 40 walks.
    • Michael Chavis has 16 doubles, three triples, 14 home runs and 18 walks while batting .241.

    Mets vs. Pirates Probable Pitchers

    Bassitt Wilson
    27 GS 17
    13-8 W-L 3-8
    3.44 ERA 6.03
    165.0 IP 94.0
    43 BB 24
    155 SO 62
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