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    The New York Mets (96-57) and the Oakland Athletics (56-96) square off on Sunday at 4:07 PM ET to break a 1-1 series tie. The Mets are favored (-337) to win the contest against the Athletics (+264). New York has Max Scherzer set to start, while Oakland will send out JP Sears.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Mets vs. Athletics

    • Game Day: Sunday, September 25, 2022
    • Game Time: 4:07 PM ET
    • Location: Oakland, California
    • Stadium: Oakland Coliseum
    Mets vs Athletics Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Mets -337 7

    Mets Stats & Trends

    Mets Batting

    • The Mets are 15th in baseball with 158 home runs. They average 1.0 per game.
    • The Mets have the fifth-best batting average in the majors (.257).
    • The Mets’ .331 on-base percentage ranks second-best in the league.
    • The Mets strike out 7.5 times per game to rank fourth in the league.
    • The Mets have hit 86 home runs on the road this season (1.1 per game).
    • The Mets have a .424 slugging percentage and are averaging 3.3 extra-base hits per game on the road.
    • The club averages 9.2 hits per game and is batting .262 on the road this season.

    Mets Key Batters

    • Pete Alonso leads New York with 151 hits, batting .265 this season with 63 extra-base hits.
    • Alonso ranks 53rd in batting average, 37th in on-base percentage, and 13th in slugging among all qualifying hitters in baseball.
    • Alonso hopes to build on a two-game hitting streak in this matchup. In his last five games he is hitting .211 with three home runs, three walks and eight RBI.
    • Francisco Lindor has an OPS of .797, fueled by an OBP of .344 and a team-best slugging percentage of .453 this season.
    • Lindor’s batting average is 40th among qualified players, his on-base percentage 38th, and his slugging percentage 45th.
    • Lindor brings a 10-game streak with at least one hit into this contest. In his last 10 games he is batting .326 with a double, a triple, two home runs, a walk and eight RBI.
    • Brandon Nimmo has 146 hits this season and has a slash line of .266/.361/.419.
    • Nimmo has recorded a hit in two straight games. In his last five games he is hitting .389 with a triple, two walks and three RBI.
    • Jeff McNeil leads New York with an OBP of .374 this season while batting .318 with 37 walks and 67 runs scored.
    • McNeil has hit safely in two straight games. In his last five games he is batting .273 with a double, a walk and an RBI.

    Athletics Stats & Trends

    Athletics Batting

    • The Athletics have hit just 129 homers this season, which ranks 26th in the league.
    • The Athletics rank last in MLB with a team batting average of just .217.
    • The Athletics have an OBP of just .282 this season, which ranks last in MLB.
    • The Athletics rank 20th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.6 whiffs per contest.
    • They’ve hit 50 homers, an average of 0.6 per game, in 77 home contests this season.
    • They are slugging .326 in 77 home games this season.
    • They are averaging 6.6 base hits per game and batting .208 as a team at home this season.

    Athletics Key Batters

    • Sean Murphy has an on-base percentage of .333 and a slugging percentage of .437. Both lead the Athletics.
    • Including all the qualified hitters in the majors, Murphy’s batting average ranks 76th, his on-base percentage is 57th, and he is 63rd in slugging.
    • Murphy enters this matchup on a three-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is hitting .250 with three doubles, two walks and an RBI.
    • Tony Kemp is batting .236 with 23 doubles, two triples, seven home runs and 43 walks.
    • Kemp ranks 105th in batting average, 106th in on-base percentage and 128th in slugging percentage in the big leagues.
    • Seth Brown leads the Athletics with 108 hits.
    • Chad Pinder has 17 doubles, 12 home runs and 14 walks while batting .230.

    Mets vs. Athletics Probable Pitchers

    Scherzer Sears
    21 GS 10
    10-4 W-L 6-2
    2.15 ERA 3.58
    133.2 IP 60.1
    23 BB 19
    162 SO 43

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