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    The New York Mets (19-20) and the Washington Nationals (16-22) meet on Sunday at 12:35 PM ET. The Mets are moneyline favorites (-206) against the underdog Nationals (+173). New York has Joey Lucchesi starting things off, and Washington counters with Trevor Williams.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Mets vs. Nationals

    • Game Day: Sunday, May 14, 2023
    • Game Time: 12:35 PM ET
    • Location: Washington D.C.
    • Stadium: Nationals Park
    Mets vs Nationals Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Mets -206 9

    How Do I Watch the Mets vs. the Nationals?

    • TV Channel: MASN

    Mets Stats & Trends

    Mets Batting

    • The Mets rank 18th in MLB play with 41 home runs. They average 1.1 per game.
    • New York is 21st in the majors with a .237 batting average.
    • The Mets are 12th in MLB with an on-base percentage of .324.
    • New York strikes out 7.6 times per game to rank third in MLB.
    • The Mets average 1.1 home runs per road game this season (27 total away from home).
    • New York is averaging 2.6 extra-base hits per game while slugging .381 away from home.
    • The team is batting .238 with 193 hits (eight per game) on the road this season.

    Mets Key Batters

    • Pete Alonso has 34 hits, which ranks first among New York hitters this season, while batting .234 with 16 extra-base hits. He has an on-base percentage of .331 and a slugging percentage of .524.
    • Among qualified hitters, he ranks 118th in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks 85th, and he is 25th in slugging.
    • Brandon Nimmo has a slash line of .317/.414/.451 this season and a team-best OPS of .865.
    • He ranks seventh in batting average, ninth in on-base percentage and 70th in slugging among qualified hitters.
    • Nimmo heads into this matchup looking to extend his three-game hit streak. In his last five games he is batting .316 with three walks and an RBI.
    • Francisco Lindor has 33 hits this season and has a slash line of .223/.314/.426.
    • Lindor takes a four-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is batting .227 with a home run, two walks and five RBI.
    • Jeff McNeil has two home runs, 12 RBI and a batting average of .273 this season.

    Nationals Stats & Trends

    Nationals Batting

    • The Nationals’ 24 home runs rank 29th in MLB this season.
    • Washington ranks 11th in MLB with a .255 team batting average.
    • The Nationals have an on-base percentage of .318 this season, which ranks 17th in the league.
    • Washington has the fewest strikeouts in MLB, fanning only seven times per game on average.
    • They have averaged 0.5 home runs per game in their 19 home contests this season.
    • Washington is slugging .333 in 19 home games this season.
    • In home games this season, they’re batting .242 with 7.9 base hits per contest.

    Nationals Key Batters

    • Luis Garcia is hitting .258 with five doubles, a triple, three home runs and 10 walks. He’s slugging .387 with an on-base percentage of .309.
    • Including all qualified hitters in MLB, his batting average places him 90th, his on-base percentage ranks 122nd, and he is 114th in slugging.
    • Lane Thomas has collected 38 hits to lead his team. He has a batting average of .273 while slugging .403 with an on-base percentage of .329.
    • He is currently 53rd in batting average, 89th in on-base percentage and 99th in slugging percentage among all qualifying hitters.
    • Alex Call is batting .238 with five doubles, three home runs and 17 walks.
    • Joey Meneses leads his team with a .369 slugging percentage.

    Mets vs. Nationals Probable Pitchers

    Joey Lucchesi (NYM) Pitcher Trevor Williams (WSH)
    1 – 0 W/L 1 – 1
    20.1 IP 36
    4.43 ERA 4.25
    1.230 WHIP 1.333
    7.5 K/9 6.5
    3.1 BB/9 2.3

    Mets vs. Nationals Injury Updates

    • Mets: Tim Locastro: 10 Day IL (Back), Tomás Nido: 10 Day IL (Eye), Jimmy Yacabonis: 15 Day IL (Quadricep), Brooks Raley: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Edwin Uceta: 15 Day IL (Ankle), Carlos Carrasco: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Omar Narváez: 60 Day IL (Calf), Stephen Ridings: 60 Day IL (Lat), Sam Coonrod: 60 Day IL (Lat), Bryce Montes de Oca: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Elieser Hernandez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Edwin Díaz: 60 Day IL (Knee), José Quintana: 60 Day IL (Rib), Max Scherzer: day-to-day (Neck)
    • Nationals: Victor Robles: 10 Day IL (Back), Corey Dickerson: 10 Day IL (Calf), Israel Pineda: 10 Day IL (Finger), Chad Kuhl: 15 Day IL (Foot), Stephen Strasburg: 60 Day IL (Ribs/shoulder), Tanner Rainey: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Cade Cavalli: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Victor Arano: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Mets and Nationals (Last 10 Games)


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