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    The Houston Astros (40-34) and the New York Mets (34-39) square off on Wednesday at 2:10 PM ET with the series tied 1-1. The Astros are favored (-157) to win the rubber match against the Mets (+133). Cristian Javier gets the starting nod for Houston, and Tylor Megill is New York’s pick to start.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Astros vs. Mets

    • Game Day: Wednesday, June 21, 2023
    • Game Time: 2:10 PM ET
    • Location: Houston, Texas
    • Stadium: Minute Maid Park
    Astros vs Mets Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Astros -157 8.5

    How Do I Watch the Astros vs. the Mets?

    • TV Channel: SportsNet SW

    Astros Stats & Trends

    Astros Batting

    • The Astros average 1.1 home runs per game to rank 15th in MLB play with 83 total home runs.
    • Houston has the 17th-ranked batting average in the majors (.245).
    • The Astros rank 21st in MLB with a .314 on-base percentage.
    • Houston strikes out 8.0 times per game, the seventh-best average in MLB.
    • The Astros have hit 42 home runs at home this season (1.1 per game).
    • Houston is slugging .390 with 2.7 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The club averages 7.9 hits per game and is batting .241 at home this season.

    Astros Key Batters

    • Alex Bregman is batting .242 with nine doubles, two triples, 10 home runs and 39 walks. He has an on-base percentage of .337 and a slugging percentage of .395.
    • Among qualifying batters in the majors, his batting average ranks 108th, his on-base percentage ranks 69th, and he is 113th in slugging.
    • Bregman has recorded a base hit in three games in a row. In his last five games he is hitting .263 with a double, a triple, a home run, two walks and three RBI.
    • Kyle Tucker has hit nine homers this season while driving in 41 runs. He’s batting .277 this season and slugging .438 with an on-base percentage of .350.
    • He ranks 40th in batting average, 43rd in on-base percentage and 69th in slugging in MLB.
    • Jeremy Pena has 68 hits this season and has a slash line of .254/.309/.410.
    • Pena has recorded at least one base hit in two games in a row. During his last five outings he is batting .222 with two walks and an RBI.
    • Mauricio Dubon is batting .289 with a .314 OBP and 15 RBI for Houston this season.
    • Dubon has hit safely in two games in a row. During his last five outings he is hitting .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 .240 this season, which ranks 21st among MLB teams.
    • The Mets have an OBP of .318 this season, which ranks 18th in MLB.
    • New York is one of the best teams in baseball at making contact this season, ranking fourth with an average of 7.7 strikeouts per game.
    • They’ve hit 47 homers, an average of 1.1 per game, in 41 road contests this season.
    • In 41 road games this season, it is slugging .399 with 114 hits going for extra bases.
    • They are averaging 8.5 base hits per game and batting .247 on the road this season.

    Mets Key Batters

    • Pete Alonso leads the Mets with 54 hits. He’s batting .225 and slugging .529 with an on-base percentage of .321.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, he ranks 136th in batting average, while his on-base percentage ranks 100th and he is 11th in slugging.
    • Francisco Lindor has 18 doubles, 14 home runs and 27 walks while batting .214. He’s slugging .431 with an on-base percentage of .295.
    • He is currently 144th in batting average, 138th in on-base percentage and 79th in slugging percentage among all qualified hitters.
    • Brandon Nimmo has an on-base percentage of .370 and a slugging percentage of .426. Both lead the Mets.
    • Jeff McNeil is batting .271 with eight doubles, a triple, three home runs and 24 walks.

    Astros vs. Mets Probable Pitchers

    Cristian Javier (HOU) Pitcher Tylor Megill (NYM)
    7 – 1 W/L 6 – 4
    80.2 IP 69
    2.90 ERA 4.83
    1.041 WHIP 1.609
    8.5 K/9 7.3
    2.1 BB/9 4.6

    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)

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

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