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    The New York Mets (50-55) will look for continued power from a hitter when they match up against the Kansas City Royals (32-75) on Tuesday at 8:10 PM ET at Kauffman Stadium. Francisco Lindor is on a two-game home run streak for the favored Mets (-155) in the matchup with the underdog Royals (+131). Jose Quintana starts for New York while Kansas City will counter with Zack Greinke.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Mets vs. Royals

    • Game Day: Tuesday, August 1, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:10 PM ET
    • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
    • Stadium: Kauffman Stadium
    Mets vs Royals Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Mets -155 9.5

    How Do I Watch the Mets vs. the Royals?

    • TV Channel: BSKC

    Mets Stats & Trends

    Mets Batting

    • The Mets are 11th in baseball with 133 home runs. They average 1.3 per game.
    • New York’s .238 batting average ranks 20th in the majors.
    • The Mets are 17th in MLB with a .318 on-base percentage.
    • New York’s batters strike out 7.9 times per game, the third-lowest average in baseball.
    • The Mets average 1.2 home runs per road game this season (66 total away from home).
    • New York is averaging 2.8 extra-base hits per game while slugging .405 away from home.
    • Away from home this season the team averages 8.5 hits per game and is batting .248.

    Mets Key Batters

    • Lindor has 23 doubles, two triples, 21 home runs and 46 walks while batting .236. He has an on-base percentage of .323 and a slugging percentage of .464.
    • He ranks 118th in batting average, 83rd in on-base percentage, and 48th in slugging among all qualified hitters in MLB.
    • Lindor hopes to build on a three-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last five outings he is hitting .333 with a double, two home runs, four walks and three RBI.
    • Pete Alonso leads New York in total hits (78) this season while batting .218 with 41 extra-base hits. He’s slugging .506 with an on-base percentage of .314.
    • Among all qualifying hitters, he ranks 133rd in batting average, 104th in on-base percentage and 15th in slugging percentage.
    • Brandon Nimmo is slashing .256/.353/.431 this season and leads the Mets with an OPS of .784.
    • Jeff McNeil has been key for New York with 95 hits, an OBP of .329 plus a slugging percentage of .329.

    Royals Stats & Trends

    Royals Batting

    • The Royals’ 97 home runs rank 27th in MLB this season.
    • Kansas City has a team batting average of .236 this season, which ranks 24th among MLB teams.
    • The Royals are among the worst in the league at getting on base, ranking last with an OBP of .295.
    • Kansas City ranks 20th in strikeouts per game (8.8) among MLB offenses.
    • In 54 games at home this season, they’ve hit 49 homers, an average of 0.9 per contest.
    • Kansas City has a team slugging percentage of .393 in home games this season with 154 extra-base hits.
    • They are averaging 8.1 base hits per game and batting .243 as a team at home this season.

    Royals Key Batters

    • Bobby Witt Jr. has racked up 112 hits with a .301 on-base percentage and a .465 slugging percentage, all club-bests for the Royals. He’s batting .263.
    • Including all qualified hitters in the majors, he ranks 55th in batting average, 124th in on-base percentage and 47th in slugging percentage.
    • Witt Jr. heads into this game on a three-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is batting .409 with a double, a triple, two home runs, a walk and nine RBI.
    • Salvador Perez has 16 doubles, 17 home runs and 13 walks while batting .247. He’s slugging .430 with an on-base percentage of .289.
    • Including all qualified players, he ranks 97th in batting average, 134th in on-base percentage and 72nd in slugging percentage.
    • Maikel Garcia is batting .272 with 15 doubles, two triples, four home runs and 21 walks.
    • Edward Olivares is batting .246 with 15 doubles, four triples, six home runs and 14 walks.

    Mets vs. Royals Probable Pitchers

    José Quintana (NYM) Pitcher Zack Greinke (KC)
    0 – 2 W/L 1 – 11
    11 IP 101.2
    3.27 ERA 5.13
    1.364 WHIP 1.269
    6.5 K/9 5.8
    2.5 BB/9 1.3

    Mets vs. Royals Injury Updates

    • Mets: Luis Guillorme: 10 Day IL (Leg), Starling Marte: 10 Day IL (Migraine), Elieser Hernandez: 15 Day IL (Pectoral), Edwin Uceta: 60 Day IL (Ankle), Tim Locastro: 60 Day IL (Back), Sam Coonrod: 60 Day IL (Lat), Bryce Montes de Oca: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Edwin Díaz: 60 Day IL (Knee)
    • Royals: Nick Pratto: 10 Day IL (Groin), Daniel Lynch: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Brad Keller: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Josh Taylor: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Vinnie Pasquantino: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Kris Bubic: 60 Day IL (Flexor), Josh Staumont: 60 Day IL (Neck), Jake Brentz: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Matt Beaty: 7 Day IL (Concussion)

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