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    The New York Mets host the San Diego Padres for Game 3 of the NL Wild Card Series on Sunday 7:07 PM ET at Citi Field. The series is tied 1-1. New York’s Chris Bassitt starts against San Diego’s Joe Musgrove.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Mets vs. Padres

    • Game Day: Sunday, October 9, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:07 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN
    • Location: Queens, New York
    • Stadium: Citi Field
    Mets vs Padres Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Mets -137 6.5

    Mets Stats & Trends

    Mets Batting

    • The Mets average 1.1 home runs per game to rank 15th in baseball with 171 total home runs .
    • The Mets’ .259 batting average is second-best in the majors.
    • The Mets’ .332 on-base percentage ranks second-best in baseball.
    • The Mets strike out 7.5 times per game, the third-best mark in the league.
    • The Mets average 1.0 home run per home game this season (81 total at home).
    • The Mets have a .399 slugging percentage and are averaging 2.6 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The club averages 8.2 hits per game and is batting .253 at home this season.

    Mets Key Batters

    • Pete Alonso leads New York in total hits (162) this season while batting .271 with 66 extra-base hits.
    • Among all qualified hitters, Alonso is 40th in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks 30th, and he is 11th in slugging.
    • Alonso hopes to build on a seven-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last 10 outings he is batting .371 with a double, three home runs, seven walks and nine RBI.
    • Francisco Lindor is batting .270 with 25 doubles, five triples, 26 home runs and 59 walks.
    • Among all qualifying players, Lindor is 43rd in batting average, 47th in on-base percentage and 47th in slugging percentage.
    • Brandon Nimmo has collected 159 base hits, an OBP of .367 and a slugging percentage of .433 this season.
    • Nimmo brings a seven-game hitting streak into this game. In his last 10 games he is batting .436 with two doubles, a triple, two home runs, five walks and seven RBI.
    • Jeff McNeil leads the Mets with an OPS of .836. He has a slash line of .326/.382/.454 this season.
    • McNeil enters this game on a 12-game hitting streak. In his last nine outings he is hitting .432 with two doubles, two home runs, two walks and five RBI.

    Padres Stats & Trends

    Padres Batting

    • The Padres have hit 153 homers this season, which ranks 21st in the league.
    • The Padres have a team batting average of .241 this season, which ranks 15th among MLB teams.
    • The Padres are among the best in the league at getting on base, ranking eighth with an OBP of .318.
    • The Padres rank ninth in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.2 whiffs per contest.
    • They’ve hit 76 homers, an average of 0.9 per game, in 81 road contests this season.
    • They are slugging .399 in 81 road games this season.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .251 with 8.8 base hits per contest.

    Padres Key Batters

    • Manny Machado has racked up 172 hits with a .531 slugging percentage, both team-high numbers for the Padres.
    • Including all qualifying players in the majors, Machado is 11th in batting average, 18th in on-base percentage and sixth in slugging percentage.
    • Juan Soto has a .401 on-base percentage to lead his team.
    • Including all qualified hitters, Soto is 90th in batting average, fifth in on-base percentage and 46th in slugging percentage.
    • Josh Bell is hitting .266 with 29 doubles, three triples, 17 home runs and 81 walks.
    • Jake Cronenworth has 31 doubles, four triples, 17 home runs and 70 walks while batting .240.

    Mets vs. Padres Probable Pitchers

    Bassitt Musgrove
    30 GS 30
    15-9 W-L 10-7
    3.42 ERA 2.93
    181.2 IP 181.0
    49 BB 42
    167 SO 184
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