Miami Marlins at New York Mets game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida

TIME: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m.

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Miami Marlins (14-12, second in the NL East) vs. New York Mets (13-16, fourth in the NL East)

LINE

Mets 0; over/under is 7 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE

New York heads into the matchup after a strong showing by Jacob deGrom. deGrom threw seven innings, surrendering one run on two hits with 14 strikeouts against Miami.

The Mets are 11-14 against NL East teams. New York has a team on-base percentage of .353, good for first in the majors. Michael Conforto leads the club with a mark of .444.

The Marlins are 9-11 against the rest of their division. Miami has slugged .369 this season. Jesus Aguilar leads the team with a .462 slugging percentage, including nine extra-base hits and four home runs.

TOP PERFORMERS

Dominic Smith leads the Mets with six home runs and is batting .315.

Aguilar leads the Marlins with nine extra base hits and is batting .280.

INJURIES

Mets: Michael Wacha: (shoulder), Noah Syndergaard: (elbow), David Peterson: (shoulder), Jake Marisnick: (left hamstring), Eduardo Nunez: (knee), Jed Lowrie: (knee), Andres Gimenez: (undisclosed), Rene Rivera: (elbow), Tomas Nido: (undisclosed).

Marlins: Pat Venditte: (right oblique), Stephen Tarpley: (right oblique), Drew Steckenrider: (elbow), Mike Morin: (elbow), Brian Moran: (knee), Magneuris Sierra: (right hamstring), Francisco Cervelli: (concussion).

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