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    The New York Mets (32-36) and the St. Louis Cardinals (27-42) take the field in a matchup sportsbooks have set as a pick ’em, with both teams equal on the moneyline, on Friday at Citi Field, beginning at 7:10 PM ET. Tylor Megill takes the mound first for New York, and Miles Mikolas is St. Louis’ choice to start.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Mets vs. Cardinals

    • Game Day: Friday, June 16, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
    • Location: Queens, New York
    • Stadium: Citi Field
    Mets vs Cardinals Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    -110 9

    How Do I Watch the Mets vs. the Cardinals?

    • TV Channel: SNY

    Mets Stats & Trends

    Mets Batting

    • The Mets are 11th in baseball with 80 total home runs.
    • New York is 21st in MLB with a .239 batting average.
    • The Mets’ .318 on-base percentage is 17th in MLB.
    • New York’s batters strike out 7.7 times per game, the fourth-fewest strikeouts in the majors.
    • The Mets average 1.2 homers per home game this season (35 total at home).
    • New York is averaging 2.4 extra-base hits per game while slugging .384 at home.
    • The club is batting .228 with 211 hits (7.3 per game) at home this season.

    Mets Key Batters

    • Francisco Lindor has 17 doubles, 12 home runs and 25 walks while batting .214. He has an on-base percentage of .293 and a slugging percentage of .416.
    • Among qualified hitters in baseball, he ranks 149th in batting average, 144th in on-base percentage, and 98th in slugging.
    • Brandon Nimmo leads the Mets with an OPS of .815. He has a slash line of .289/.381/.434 this season.
    • Among qualified batters, his batting average ranks him 24th, his on-base percentage 15th, and his slugging percentage 77th.
    • Nimmo has picked up a hit in two games in a row. During his last five outings he is batting .368 with a double, a home run, a walk and four RBI.
    • Jeff McNeil is batting .273 with a .351 slugging percentage and 20 RBI this year.
    • Mark Canha is batting .247 with a .333 OBP and 22 RBI for New York this season.
    • Canha enters this matchup on a four-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is hitting .278 with three doubles, a walk and four RBI.

    Cardinals Stats & Trends

    Cardinals Batting

    • The Cardinals have hit 93 homers this season, which ranks sixth in the league.
    • St. Louis ranks 15th in MLB with a .249 team batting average.
    • The Cardinals have an OBP of .324 this season, which ranks 13th in MLB.
    • St. Louis ranks 10th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.3 Ks per contest.
    • They’ve hit 45 homers, an average of 1.3 per game, in 35 road contests this season.
    • St. Louis has a team slugging percentage of .402 in away games this season with 103 extra-base hits.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .235 with 7.9 base hits per contest.

    Cardinals Key Batters

    • Paul Goldschmidt has a .382 on-base percentage and a .488 slugging percentage, both team-high numbers for the Cardinals. He’s batting .288.
    • Including all qualifying hitters in the big leagues, he ranks 25th in batting average, 14th in on-base percentage and 27th in slugging percentage.
    • Goldschmidt hopes to build on a five-game hitting streak in this matchup. In his last five games he is batting .381 with a double, a home run, two walks and four RBI.
    • Nolan Arenado is batting .283 with 10 doubles, two triples, 13 home runs and 19 walks. He’s slugging .488 with an on-base percentage of .331.
    • He is 32nd in batting average, 86th in on-base percentage and 27th in slugging percentage in the majors.
    • Nolan Gorman has accumulated 53 hits, a team-best for the Cardinals.
    • Tommy Edman has 12 doubles, two triples, seven home runs and 17 walks while batting .237.

    Mets vs. Cardinals Probable Pitchers

    Tylor Megill (NYM) Pitcher Miles Mikolas (STL)
    5 – 4 W/L 4 – 3
    63 IP 80.2
    5.14 ERA 4.02
    1.698 WHIP 1.351
    7.0 K/9 6.9
    5.0 BB/9 1.9

    Mets vs. Cardinals Injury Updates

    • Mets: Pete Alonso: 10 Day IL (Wrist), Edwin Uceta: 15 Day IL (Ankle), Tim Locastro: 60 Day IL (Back), 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)
    • Cardinals: Lars Nootbaar: 10 Day IL (Back), Tyler O’Neill: 10 Day IL (Back), Ryan Helsley: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Packy Naughton: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Wilking Rodriguez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)

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

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