Miami Marlins (55-78, fifth in the NL East) vs. New York Mets (65-67, third in the NL East)
Flushing, Queens; Thursday, 7:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Marlins: Zach Thompson (2-6, 3.30 ERA, 1.09 WHIP, 52 strikeouts) Mets: Carlos Carrasco (0-2, 6.94 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 23 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Mets -180, Marlins +155; over/under is 7 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: New York and Miami will square off on Thursday.
The Mets are 40-27 in home games in 2020. New York has hit 140 home runs as a team this season. Pete Alonso leads the team with 29, averaging one every 15.4 at-bats.
The Marlins are 21-46 on the road. Miami has a collective .235 this season, led by Miguel Rojas with an average of .264.
The Mets won the last meeting 3-1. Aaron Loup earned his fourth victory and Michael Conforto went 1-for-1 with a home run and two RBIs for New York. Edward Cabrera took his first loss for Miami.
TOP PERFORMERS: Alonso leads the Mets with 115 hits and has 76 RBIs.
Jesus Aguilar leads the Marlins with 114 hits and has 91 RBIs.
LAST 10 GAMES: Mets: 5-5, .263 batting average, 3.41 ERA, outscored opponents by three runs
Marlins: 4-6, .235 batting average, 3.78 ERA, outscored by nine runs
INJURIES: Mets: Jordan Yamamoto: (shoulder), Joey Lucchesi: (elbow), Tomas Nido: (thumb), Jose Martinez: (knee), Jose Peraza: (finger), Dellin Betances: (shoulder), Jacob deGrom: (forearm), Robert Gsellman: (lat), Stephen Nogosek: (shoulder), Noah Syndergaard: (elbow), Corey Oswalt: (knee), David Peterson: (side), Jake Reed: (forearm), Sean Reid-Foley: (elbow), Drew Smith: (shoulder), Robert Stock: (hamstring), James McCann: (back).
Marlins: Cody Poteet: (knee), Pablo Lopez: (rotator cuff), Jorge Guzman: (elbow), Paul Campbell: (undisclosed), Jeff Brigham: (undisclosed), Garrett Cooper: (elbow), Joe Panik: (undisclosed), Jose Devers: (shoulder), Jon Berti: (concussion).
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