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    Both the New York Mets (98-61) and the Washington Nationals (55-104) head into Monday’s outing on losing streaks. The favored Mets (-304) have lost three straight games, while the underdog Nationals (+248) have dropped their last two. Carlos Carrasco gets the starting nod for New York, and Cory Abbott is Washington’s choice to start.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Mets vs. Nationals

    • Game Day: Monday, October 3, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
    • Location: Queens, New York
    • Stadium: Citi Field
    Mets vs Nationals Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Mets -304 7.5

    Mets Stats & Trends

    Mets Batting

    • The Mets are 16th in baseball with 164 total home runs.
    • The Mets’ .258 batting average is second-best in MLB.
    • The Mets rank second in the league with a .331 on-base percentage.
    • Mets hitters strike out 7.5 times per game, the fourth-fewest strikeouts in baseball.
    • The Mets have hit 74 home runs at home this season (0.9 per game).
    • The Mets are averaging 2.5 extra-base hits per game while slugging .391 at home.
    • The club averages 8.2 hits per game and is batting .251 at home this season.

    Mets Key Batters

    • Pete Alonso leads New York with 159 hits, batting .269 this season with 66 extra-base hits.
    • Among qualifying batters in MLB, Alonso’s batting average ranks 44th, his on-base percentage ranks 33rd, and he is 11th in slugging.
    • Alonso has hit safely in three straight games. During his last five outings he is hitting .222 with a home run, three walks and three RBI.
    • Francisco Lindor has 24 doubles, five triples, 25 home runs and 59 walks while hitting .271.
    • Lindor is 42nd in batting average, 43rd in on-base percentage and 51st in slugging in MLB.
    • Brandon Nimmo has 153 hits this season and has a slash line of .267/.363/.414.
    • Nimmo has picked up a hit in three straight games. During his last five outings he is hitting .263 with three walks.
    • Jeff McNeil is slashing .326/.381/.448 this season and leads the Mets with an OPS of .829.
    • McNeil takes an eight-game hitting streak into this matchup. In his last 10 games he is hitting .395 with a double, a home run, two walks and three RBI.

    Nationals Stats & Trends

    Nationals Batting

    • The Nationals rank 28th in Major League Baseball with just 134 home runs as a team.
    • The Nationals rank 11th in MLB with a .249 team batting average.
    • The Nationals have an on-base percentage of .311 this season, which ranks 17th in the league.
    • The Nationals have shown patience at the plate this season with the third-best rate of strikeouts per game (7.5) among MLB offenses.
    • In 78 games on the road this season, they’ve hit 58 homers, an average of 0.7 per contest.
    • They are slugging .379 in 78 road games this season.
    • In 78 road games this season, they have a batting average of .259 while averaging 8.9 base hits per contest.

    Nationals Key Batters

    • Lane Thomas has collected 119 hits, a team-high for the Nationals.
    • Including all qualified hitters, Thomas is 92nd in batting average, while his on-base percentage is 111th and he is 81st in slugging.
    • Cesar Hernandez’s .319 slugging percentage paces his team.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, Hernandez is 84th in batting average, 97th in on-base percentage and 133rd in slugging percentage.
    • Luke Voit a has .313 on-base percentage to lead the Nationals.
    • Nelson Cruz’s .313 OBP leads his team.

    Mets vs. Nationals Probable Pitchers

    Carrasco Abbott
    28 GS 8
    15-7 W-L 0-4
    3.95 ERA 5.11
    148.0 IP 44.0
    40 BB 21
    149 SO 39

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