Mets face Cardinals in first of 4-game series

St. Louis Cardinals (19-15, second in NL Central) vs. New York Mets (23-13, first in NL East)

New York; Tuesday, 3:10 p.m. EDT

LIKELY TO PITCH: Cardinals: Miles Mikolas (3-1, 1.49 ERA, .95 WHIP, 31 strikeouts); Mets: Trevor Williams (0-2, 5.73 ERA, 1.64 WHIP, nine strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTS LINES LINE: Mets -130, Cardinals +110; over/under is 7 1/2 points

St. Louis Cardinals (19-15, second in NL Central) vs. New York Mets (23-13, first in NL East)

New York; Tuesday, 3:10 p.m. EDT

LIKELY TO PITCH: Cardinals: Miles Mikolas (3-1, 1.49 ERA, .95 WHIP, 31 strikeouts); Mets: Trevor Williams (0-2, 5.73 ERA, 1.64 WHIP, nine strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTS LINES LINE: Mets -130, Cardinals +110; over/under is 7 1/2 points

BOTTOM LINE: The New York Mets host the St. Louis Cardinals to start a four-game series.

New York went 10-7 in home games and 23-13 overall. Mets batters are batting .250 collectively, the team’s fourth-best batting average in MLB.

St. Louis is 10-8 in home games and 19-15 overall. The Cardinals are 13-2 in games as they have scored at least five points.

Tuesday’s game is the fourth time these teams have faced each other this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Pete Alonso has six doubles and eight home runs while hitting .270 for the Mets. Francisco Lindor is 7-for-38 with a brace and two homers in the last 10 games.

Nolan Arenado leads the Cardinals with a .312 batting average and has 12 doubles, eight homers, 13 walks and 29 RBIs. Paul Goldschmidt is 15 for 39 with two home runs and nine RBIs over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Mets: 5-5, .231 batting average, 4.50 ERA, outscored by three runs

Cardinals: 5-5, .273 batting average, 4.30 ERA, outscored opponents by 13 runs

INJURIES: Mets: Trevor May: IL 60 days (tricep), Tylor Megill: IL 15 days (lat), James McCann: IL 10 days (hamate), Jacob deGrom: IL 60 days (shoulder), Sean Reid-Foley: IL 10 days (elbow), John Curtiss: IL 60 days (elbow), Joey Lucchesi: IL 60 days (elbow)

Cardinals: Jack Flaherty: 10 day IL (shoulder), Alex Reyes: 60 day IL (shoulder)

The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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