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    The Houston Astros (39-34) will try to stop a five-game losing streak when they host the New York Mets (34-38) on Tuesday at 8:10 PM ET. The Astros are favored (-145) to halt the streak against the Mets (+124). Houston’s Framber Valdez gets the start against New York’s Justin Verlander.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Astros vs. Mets

    • Game Day: Tuesday, June 20, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:10 PM ET
    • Location: Houston, Texas
    • Stadium: Minute Maid Park
    Astros vs Mets Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Astros -145 7.5

    How Do I Watch the Astros vs. the Mets?

    • TV Channel: SportsNet SW

    Astros Stats & Trends

    Astros Batting

    • The Astros are 15th in baseball with 82 total home runs.
    • Houston has the 17th-ranked batting average in the majors (.245).
    • The Astros are 21st in baseball with an on-base percentage of .314.
    • Houston’s batters strike out eight times per game, the eighth-fewest strikeouts in the majors.
    • The Astros have hit 41 homers at home this season (1.1 per game).
    • Houston has a .390 slugging percentage and is averaging 2.7 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The team is batting .240 with 306 hits (7.8 per game) at home this season.

    Astros Key Batters

    • Kyle Tucker leads Houston with a slugging percentage of .445, fueled by 24 extra-base hits. He has a .281 batting average and an on-base percentage of .355.
    • Among qualified hitters in the majors, he ranks 33rd in batting average, 38th in on-base percentage, and 65th in slugging.
    • Alex Bregman has nine doubles, two triples, nine home runs and 39 walks. He’s batting .242 and slugging .386 with an on-base percentage of .339.
    • Among qualified hitters, his batting average ranks him 108th, his on-base percentage 66th, and his slugging percentage 123rd.
    • Bregman heads into this game looking to extend his two-game hit streak. In his last five games he is batting .222 with a double, a triple, three walks and an RBI.
    • Jeremy Pena has 67 hits this season and has a slash line of .253/.307/.411.
    • Mauricio Dubon has been key for Houston with 66 hits, an OBP of .314 plus a slugging percentage of .399.
    • Dubon heads into this game on a two-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is batting .188 with a double.

    Mets Stats & Trends

    Mets Batting

    • The Mets have hit 87 homers this season, which ranks 10th in the league.
    • New York has a team batting average of .241 this season, which ranks 20th among MLB teams.
    • The Mets have the 17th-ranked on-base percentage in MLB this season (.320).
    • New York ranks fourth in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 7.7 Ks per contest.
    • They have averaged 1.2 home runs per game in their 40 road contests this season.
    • In 40 road games this season, it is slugging .404 with 113 hits going for extra bases.
    • In 40 road games this season, they have a batting average of .249 while averaging 8.6 base hits per contest.

    Mets Key Batters

    • Pete Alonso leads the Mets with 54 hits. He’s batting .228 and slugging .536 with an on-base percentage of .322.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, he ranks 133rd in batting average, while his on-base percentage is 98th and he is ninth in slugging.
    • Francisco Lindor is batting .216 with 18 doubles, 14 home runs and 26 walks. He’s slugging .436 with an on-base percentage of .295.
    • Including all qualified players, he is 143rd in batting average, 140th in on-base percentage and 76th in slugging percentage.
    • Brandon Nimmo has put up a team-high OBP (.374) and slugging percentage (.432).
    • Jeff McNeil is hitting .274 with eight doubles, a triple, three home runs and 24 walks.

    Astros vs. Mets Probable Pitchers

    Framber Valdez (HOU) Pitcher Justin Verlander (NYM)
    6 – 5 W/L 2 – 3
    91 IP 45
    2.27 ERA 4.40
    1.033 WHIP 1.222
    9.4 K/9 7.8
    2 BB/9 2.6

    Astros vs. Mets Injury Updates

    • Astros: Yordan Alvarez: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Michael Brantley: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Jose Urquidy: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Luis Garcia: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Lance McCullers Jr.: 60 Day IL (Elbow)
    • Mets: Edwin Uceta: 15 Day IL (Ankle), Tim Locastro: 60 Day IL (Back), 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), Francisco Álvarez: day-to-day (Hand)

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

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