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    The Kansas City Royals (33-75) will try to keep a four-game win streak intact when they host the New York Mets (50-56) on Wednesday at 8:10 PM ET. The Royals (+163) are not projected to continue the streak against the Mets (-195). New York has Kodai Senga set to start, while Kansas City will counter with Cole Ragans.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Mets vs. Royals

    • Game Day: Wednesday, August 2, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:10 PM ET
    • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
    • Stadium: Kauffman Stadium
    Mets vs Royals Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Mets -195 9.5

    How Do I Watch the Mets vs. the Royals?

    • TV Channel: BSKC

    Mets Stats & Trends

    Mets Batting

    • The Mets average 1.3 home runs per game to rank 11th in MLB play with 135 total home runs.
    • New York is 20th in the majors with a .238 batting average.
    • The Mets’ .318 on-base percentage is 17th in MLB.
    • New York’s batters strike out 7.9 times per game, the third-fewest strikeouts in baseball.
    • The Mets average 1.2 homers per road game this season (68 total away from home).
    • New York is averaging 2.8 extra-base hits per game while slugging .405 away from home.
    • The club averages 8.5 hits per game and is batting .247 on the road this season.

    Mets Key Batters

    • Francisco Lindor has 23 doubles, two triples, 21 home runs and 47 walks while batting .237. He has an on-base percentage of .326 and a slugging percentage of .463.
    • Among all qualifying hitters in MLB, he ranks 119th in batting average, 81st in on-base percentage, and 48th in slugging.
    • Lindor will look for his fifth straight game with a hit in this contest. During his last five outings he is hitting .368 with a double, two home runs, three walks and three RBI.
    • Pete Alonso leads New York with 80 hits. He is batting .220 this season and has 42 extra-base hits. He’s also slugging .512 with an on-base percentage of .315.
    • His batting average is 133rd among qualified players, his on-base percentage 102nd, and his slugging percentage 13th.
    • Alonso brings a two-game streak with at least one hit into this contest. During his last five outings he is batting .300 with three home runs, a walk and nine RBI.
    • Brandon Nimmo is slashing .256/.353/.431 this season and leads the Mets with an OPS of .784.
    • Jeff McNeil has three home runs, 34 RBI and a batting average of .251 this season.
    • McNeil has hit safely in two straight games. In his last five games he is batting .300 with a triple, a walk and an RBI.

    Royals Stats & Trends

    Royals Batting

    • The Royals have hit just 97 homers this season, which ranks 27th in the league.
    • Kansas City has a team batting average of .236 this season, which ranks 23rd among MLB teams.
    • The Royals have an OBP of just .295 this season, which ranks 29th in MLB.
    • Kansas City ranks 18th with an average of 8.8 strikeouts per game.
    • In 55 games at home this season, they’ve hit 49 homers, an average of 0.9 per contest.
    • In 55 home games this season, it is slugging .392 with 156 hits going for extra bases.
    • In 55 home games this season, they have a batting average of .243 while averaging 8.1 base hits per contest.

    Royals Key Batters

    • Bobby Witt Jr. has racked up a team-high OBP (.300) and slugging percentage (.464), while pacing the Royals in hits (113, while batting .262).
    • Including all qualifying hitters, he ranks 58th in batting average, while his on-base percentage ranks 124th and he is 46th in slugging.
    • Witt Jr. takes a four-game hitting streak into this matchup. During his last five outings he is batting .417 with two doubles, a triple, two home runs and 10 RBI.
    • Salvador Perez is batting .246 with 16 doubles, 17 home runs and 13 walks. He’s slugging .427 with an on-base percentage of .288.
    • Including all qualified players, he ranks 101st in batting average, 137th in on-base percentage and 78th in slugging percentage.
    • Maikel Garcia is batting .273 with 15 doubles, two triples, four home runs and 22 walks.
    • Edward Olivares has 15 doubles, four triples, six home runs and 14 walks while hitting .247.

    Mets vs. Royals Probable Pitchers

    Kodai Senga (NYM) Pitcher Cole Ragans (KC)
    7 – 5 W/L 0 – 0
    105 IP 0
    3.17 ERA 0.00
    1.238 WHIP 0.000
    11.1 K/9 0
    4.5 BB/9 0

    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), Kris Bubic: 60 Day IL (Flexor), Vinnie Pasquantino: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Josh Staumont: 60 Day IL (Neck), Jake Brentz: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

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


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