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    The New York Mets (59-69) host the Los Angeles Angels (61-67) at 7:10 PM ET on Friday, providing a battle between top-five sluggers. Pete Alonso has 39 home runs (third in the league) for the favored Mets (-135), and Shohei Ohtani ranks first in MLB play with 44 round-trippers this season for the underdog Angels (+114). New York’s Kodai Senga and Los Angeles’ Tyler Anderson will take the mound first.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Mets vs. Angels

    • Game Day: Friday, August 25, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
    • Location: Queens, New York
    • Stadium: Citi Field
    Mets vs Angels Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Mets -135 8

    How Do I Watch the Mets vs. the Angels?

    • TV Channel: WPIX

    Mets Stats & Trends

    Mets Batting

    • The Mets average 1.3 home runs per game to rank 10th in baseball with 165 total home runs.
    • New York has the 24th-ranked batting average in MLB (.237).
    • The Mets rank 18th in MLB with an on-base percentage of .317.
    • New York strikes out 8.0 times per game to rank fifth in the majors.
    • The Mets average 1.4 homers per game when playing at home this season (83 total in home outings).
    • New York is slugging .404 with 2.7 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The team averages 7.3 hits per game and is batting .228 at home this season.

    Mets Key Batters

    • Francisco Lindor is batting .255 with 29 doubles, two triples, 23 home runs and 53 walks. He has an on-base percentage of .339 and a slugging percentage of .470.
    • Among qualifying hitters in MLB, he is 81st in batting average, 49th in on-base percentage, and 39th in slugging.
    • Lindor will look for his 11th straight game with a hit in this contest. In his last 10 games he is batting .400 with four doubles, a home run, three walks and eight RBI.
    • Alonso has 98 hits, which ranks first among New York batters this season. He’s batting .222 with 54 extra-base hits. He’s also slugging .526 with an on-base percentage of .322.
    • His batting average is 131st among qualified players, his on-base percentage 91st, and his slugging percentage 10th.
    • Brandon Nimmo leads New York in OBP (.361) this season, fueled by 124 hits.
    • Jeff McNeil has an OPS of .688, fueled by an OBP of .335 and a team-best slugging percentage of .353 this season.

    Angels Stats & Trends

    Angels Batting

    • The Angels’ 188 home runs rank third in Major League Baseball.
    • Los Angeles’ .249 batting average ranks 17th in the majors this season.
    • The Angels have an OBP of .323 this season, which ranks 13th in MLB.
    • Los Angeles ranks just 26th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 9.3 whiffs per contest.
    • They’ve hit 85 homers, an average of 1.3 per game, in 63 road contests this season.
    • Los Angeles is slugging .430 in 63 road games this season.
    • They are averaging 9.0 base hits per game and batting .259 on the road this season.

    Angels Key Batters

    • Ohtani has a team-best OBP (.405) and slugging percentage (.664), while pacing the Angels in hits (142, while batting .304).
    • Including all the qualified players in the big leagues, his batting average is eighth, his on-base percentage is fourth, and he is first in slugging.
    • Hunter Renfroe is batting .242 with 29 doubles, 18 home runs and 35 walks. He’s slugging .430 with an on-base percentage of .300.
    • His batting average ranks 109th among all qualified players, his on-base percentage ranks 126th, and he is 79th in slugging.
    • Luis Rengifo is batting .241 with 13 doubles, four triples, 11 home runs and 40 walks.
    • Mike Trout is hitting .263 with 14 doubles, a triple, 18 home runs and 45 walks.

    Mets vs. Angels Probable Pitchers

    Kodai Senga (NYM) Pitcher Tyler Anderson (LAA)
    10 – 6 W/L 5 – 5
    129.2 IP 117.2
    3.19 ERA 5.35
    1.249 WHIP 1.530
    10.7 K/9 7.6
    4.2 BB/9 4.0

    Mets vs. Angels Injury Updates

    • Mets: Starling Marte: 10 Day IL (Migraines), Mark Vientos: 10 Day IL (Wrist), Luis Guillorme: 10 Day IL (Leg), Josh Walker: 60 Day IL (Oblique), John Curtiss: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Bryce Montes de Oca: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Elieser Hernandez: 60 Day IL (Pectoral), Edwin Díaz: 60 Day IL (Knee)
    • Angels: C.J. Cron: 10 Day IL (Back), Zach Neto: 10 Day IL (Back), Chris Devenski: 15 Day IL (Hamstring), Davis Daniel: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), José Suarez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Austin Warren: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Ben Joyce: 60 Day IL (Arm), Sam Bachman: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), José Quijada: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Taylor Ward: 60 Day IL (Face), Chris Rodriguez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Anthony Rendon: 60 Day IL (Shin), Gio Urshela: 60 Day IL (Pelvis), Jo Adell: 60 Day IL (Oblique), Max Stassi: 60 Day IL (Hip ), Mike Trout: day-to-day (Hand), Shohei Ohtani: day-to-day (Arm fatigue)

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

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