The Miami Marlins welcome the New York Mets to town to begin a weekend series with the opener at 6:40 p.m. ET on Friday. Miami is listed as a -140 favorite (risk $140 to win $100) at Caesars Sportsbook, while the Over-Under is set at 7.5 (see up-to-date odds for every game this week on our MLB odds page).
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The model knows the NL East-leading Mets are enjoying a successful season. New York leads the NL in runs scored (353), hits (625), batting average (.261) and on-base percentage (.332) this season. The Mets also have the most triples (16) in the league with a top-three mark in strikeout avoidance. New York's .401 slugging percentage provides a nice baseline, and starting pitcher Taijuan Walker has a 2.88 ERA this season.
The model also knows the Marlins have an elite starting pitcher on the hill. Former All-Star Sandy Alcantara has a 1.72 ERA this season, and he leads the league with 99.1 innings pitched. Alcantara also leads the NL in allowing only 6.1 hits per nine innings, and he limits opponents to 0.4 home runs per nine innings. Opponents have a .545 OPS against him this season, and Alcantara has a sparkling 1.36 ERA in home starts.
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