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    The New York Mets (64-76) visit the Minnesota Twins (74-67) on Saturday at 2:10 PM ET. The Mets are moneyline underdogs (+125) against the favored Twins (-147). Minnesota has Kenta Maeda set to start, and New York counters with David Peterson.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Twins vs. Mets

    • Game Day: Saturday, September 9, 2023
    • Game Time: 2:10 PM ET
    • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • Stadium: Target Field
    Twins vs Mets Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Twins -147 9

    How Do I Watch the Twins vs. the Mets?

    • TV Channel: BSN

    Twins Stats & Trends

    Twins Batting

    • The Twins rank sixth-best in MLB play with 200 total home runs.
    • Minnesota ranks 21st in MLB with a .241 batting average.
    • The Twins are 16th in MLB with an on-base percentage of .322.
    • Minnesota strikes out 10.2 times per game, the worst mark in baseball.
    • The Twins average 1.5 homers per home game this season (103 total at home).
    • Minnesota is slugging .449 with 3.5 extra-base hits per game in home contests.
    • The club is batting .250 with 580 hits (8.3 per game) at home this season.

    Twins Key Batters

    • Carlos Correa leads Minnesota with 113 hits and an OBP of .313, plus a team-best slugging percentage of .406. He’s batting .232.
    • Among qualified hitters in the majors, he ranks 128th in batting average, 108th in on-base percentage, and 105th in slugging.
    • Max Kepler has 20 doubles, 21 home runs and 35 walks. He’s batting .248 and slugging .469 with an on-base percentage of .317.
    • Donovan Solano is batting .294 with a .416 slugging percentage and 36 RBI this year.
    • Solano has logged a hit or more in two straight games. In his last five games he is hitting .409 with a double, a triple, a home run and six RBI.
    • Willi Castro is batting .247 with a .329 OBP and 27 RBI for Minnesota this season.

    Mets Stats & Trends

    Mets Batting

    • The Mets rank 11th in Major League Baseball with 185 home runs.
    • New York has a team batting average of .238 this season, which ranks 24th among MLB teams.
    • The Mets have an OBP of .317 this season, which ranks 18th in MLB.
    • New York is one of the best teams in baseball at making contact this season, ranking eighth with an average of 8.1 strikeouts per game.
    • They have averaged 1.2 home runs per game in their 72 road contests this season.
    • New York is slugging .402 in 72 road games this season.
    • In 72 road games this season, they have a batting average of .244 while averaging 8.3 base hits per contest.

    Mets Key Batters

    • Francisco Lindor has 31 doubles, two triples, 26 home runs and 55 walks while hitting .251. He’s slugging .467 with an on-base percentage of .331.
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in MLB, his batting average ranks 96th, his on-base percentage ranks 69th, and he is 45th in slugging.
    • Lindor heads into this matchup on a three-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is batting .273 with two doubles, two home runs, a walk and six RBI.
    • Pete Alonso has 108 hits to lead his team. He has a batting average of .225 while slugging .529 with an on-base percentage of .330.
    • Including all qualified hitters, he ranks 130th in batting average, 72nd in on-base percentage and 10th in slugging percentage.
    • Brandon Nimmo a has .356 on-base percentage to lead the Mets.
    • Jeff McNeil is slugging .361 to lead his team.

    Twins vs. Mets Probable Pitchers

    Kenta Maeda (MIN) Pitcher David Peterson (NYM)
    3 – 7 W/L 3 – 7
    83.2 IP 88.1
    4.73 ERA 5.40
    1.267 WHIP 1.608
    10.1 K/9 9.7
    2.5 BB/9 4.2

    Twins vs. Mets Injury Updates

    • Twins: Joey Gallo: 10 Day IL (Foot), Michael A. Taylor: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Byron Buxton: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Brock Stewart: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tyler Mahle: 60 Day IL (Arm), Jose Miranda: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Nick Gordon: 60 Day IL (Shin), José De León: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Jorge Alcala: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Oliver Ortega: 60 Day IL (Back), Chris Paddack: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Matt Canterino: 60 Day IL (Undisclosed)
    • Mets: Starling Marte: 10 Day IL (Migraines), Luis Guillorme: 10 Day IL (Leg), Carlos Carrasco: 15 Day IL (Finger), 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), DJ Stewart: day-to-day (Back)

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