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    The New York Mets (5-4) will look to Pete Alonso, who is riding a three-game home run streak, when they square off against the Miami Marlins (3-6). The Mets are favored (-152) for this matchup with the Marlins (+131), which begins at 1:40 PM ET on Sunday at Citi Field. Carlos Carrasco starts for New York while Miami will counter with Johnny Cueto.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Mets vs. Marlins

    • Game Day: Sunday, April 9, 2023
    • Game Time: 1:40 PM ET
    • Location: Queens, New York
    • Stadium: Citi Field
    Mets vs Marlins Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Mets -152 8

    How Do I Watch the Mets vs. the Marlins?

    • TV Channel: SNY

    Mets Stats & Trends

    Mets Batting

    • The Mets are 11th in baseball with 10 total home runs.
    • New York’s .213 batting average ranks 27th in the majors.
    • The Mets rank 15th in MLB with a .329 on-base percentage.
    • New York’s batters strike out 6.8 times per game, the seventh-fewest strikeouts in baseball.

    Mets Key Batters

    • Alonso has eight hits, which is tops among New York hitters this season, while batting .235 with six extra-base hits.
    • Among all qualified hitters in the majors, Alonso ranks 130th in batting average, 108th in on-base percentage, and 14th in slugging.
    • Alonso hopes to build on a three-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last five outings he is batting .250 with four home runs, a walk and eight RBI.
    • Brandon Nimmo leads New York in OBP (.421) this season, fueled by five hits.
    • Among qualified hitters, Nimmo’s batting average ranks him 162nd, his on-base percentage 31st, and his slugging percentage 181st.
    • Francisco Lindor has seven hits this season and has a slash line of .241/.395/.448.
    • Lindor has logged a hit or more in three straight games. In his last five games he is hitting .313 with two doubles, a home run, four walks and four RBI.
    • Starling Marte has an OPS of .799, fueled by an OBP of .361 and a team-best slugging percentage of .438 this season.
    • Marte enters this matchup on a four-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is batting .222 with a double, a home run, two walks and an RBI.

    Marlins Stats & Trends

    Marlins Batting

    • The Marlins rank 16th in Major League Baseball with nine home runs.
    • Miami has a team batting average of just .221 this season, which ranks 26th among MLB teams.
    • The Marlins have an OBP of just .280 this season, which ranks 28th in MLB.
    • Miami is a team with a lot of swing and miss this season, ranking 28th with an average of 9.8 strikeouts per game.

    Marlins Key Batters

    • Luis Arraez has racked up a team-high OBP (.529) and slugging percentage (.533).
    • Including all qualifying players in the majors, Arraez’s batting average places him second, his on-base percentage ranks fifth, and he is 50th in slugging.
    • Jorge Soler is batting .206 with three doubles, three home runs and two walks.
    • Soler’s batting average ranks 153rd among all qualified players, his on-base percentage ranks 172nd, and he is 39th in slugging.
    • Garrett Cooper is leading the Marlins with nine hits.
    • Jazz Chisholm has a double, two home runs and three walks while batting .200.

    Mets vs. Marlins Probable Pitchers

    Carlos Carrasco (NYM) Pitcher Johnny Cueto (MIA)
    0 – 1 W/L 0 – 1
    4 IP 1
    11.25 ERA 36.00
    2.000 WHIP 4.000
    9.0 K/9 0.0
    9.0 BB/9 9.0

    Mets vs. Marlins Injury Updates

    • Mets: Omar Narváez: 10 Day IL (Calf), Tommy Hunter: 15 Day IL (Back), Justin Verlander: 15 Day IL (Teres major), Stephen Ridings: 15 Day IL (Lat), Elieser Hernandez: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), José Quintana: 15 Day IL (Rib), Sam Coonrod: 60 Day IL (Lat), Bryce Montes de Oca: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Edwin Díaz: 60 Day IL (Knee)
    • Marlins: Joey Wendle: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Johnny Cueto: 15 Day IL (Biceps), Tommy Nance: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Steven Okert: 15 Day IL (Adductor), Max Meyer: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Anthony Bender: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Nic Enright: 60 Day IL (Illness)

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