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The New York Mets are favored (-118) on the road when they open the season against the Miami Marlins (-101) at LoanDepot park on Friday at 6:40 PM ET. David Peterson starts for New York, and Jesus Luzardo is Miami’s pick to start.
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Game Info, Betting Lines for Mets vs. Marlins
- Game Day: Friday, March 31, 2023
- Game Time: 6:40 PM ET
- Location: Miami, Florida
- Stadium: LoanDepot park
How Do I Watch the Mets vs. the Marlins?
- TV Channel: MLB Network
Mets Stats & Trends
- The Mets ranked 15th in MLB action with 171 total home runs last season.
- New York’s .259 batting average was second-best in the majors.
- Last season the Mets scored the fifth-most runs in baseball (772 total, 4.8 per game).
- The club struck out 7.5 times per game, the third-fewest mark in the majors.
- The Mets averaged 1.1 home runs per game when playing on the road last season (90 total in road contests).
- New York slugged .424 with 3.2 extra-base hits per game on the road.
- The club averaged 9.3 hits per game and batted .265 away from home last season.
Mets Key Batters
- Last season, Pete Alonso had 162 base hits, batting .271 with 66 extra-base hits.
- Francisco Lindor slashed .270/.340/.449 and finished with an OPS of .790.
- Brandon Nimmo ended his last campaign with 159 hits, an OBP of .367, plus a slugging percentage of .433.
- Jeff McNeil slashed .326/.383/.454 and finished with an OPS of .837.
Marlins Stats & Trends
- The Marlins ranked 24th in Major League Baseball with 144 home runs.
- Miami had a team batting average of just .230 last season, which ranked 26th among MLB teams.
- The Marlins were among the lowest scoring teams in the league, ranking 28th with just 586 total runs (3.6 per game) last season.
- Miami ranked 22nd with an average of 8.8 strikeouts per game.
- In 81 games at home last season, they hit 71 homers, an average of 0.9 per contest.
- Miami had a team slugging percentage of .377 in home games last season with 218 extra-base hits.
- They averaged 7.7 base hits per game and hit .236 as a team at home last season.
Marlins Key Batters
- Luis Arraez racked up an on-base percentage of .377, a slugging percentage of .420, and had 173 hits last season.
- Jean Segura hit .277 with nine doubles, 10 home runs and 26 walks.
- Jon Berti hit .237 with 17 doubles, three triples, four home runs and 42 walks a season ago.
- Garrett Cooper hit .261 with 33 doubles, two triples, nine home runs and 40 walks.
Mets vs. Marlins Probable Pitchers
|David Peterson (NYM)||Pitcher||Jesús Luzardo (MIA)|
|7 – 5||W/L||4 – 7|
Mets vs. Marlins Injury Updates
- Mets: José Quintana: 15 Day IL (Rib), Elieser Hernandez: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Sam Coonrod: 15 Day IL (Lat), Stephen Ridings: 15 Day IL (Lat), Bryce Montes de Oca: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Edwin Díaz: 60 Day IL (Knee)
- Marlins: Steven Okert: 15 Day IL (Adductor), Tommy Nance: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Nic Enright: 15 Day IL (Illness), Anthony Bender: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Max Meyer: 60 Day IL (Elbow)