New York; Wednesday, 1:10 p.m. EDT
LINE: Astros -126, Mets +107; over/under is 7 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Houston Astros and the New York Mets square off on Wednesday in the second game of a two-game series. The Astros won the first, 9-1.
New York has gone 24-11 at home and 47-28 overall. The Mets have a 13-3 record in games when they hit at least two home runs.
Houston has gone 26-16 on the road and 46-27 overall. The Astros have a 23-6 record in games when they did not allow a home run.
Wednesday’s game is the fourth time these teams match up this season.
LAST 10 GAMES: Mets: 5-5, .230 batting average, 4.34 ERA, outscored by four runs
Astros: 7-3, .248 batting average, 2.90 ERA, outscored opponents by 21 runs
INJURIES: Mets: Tylor Megill: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Travis Jankowski: 10-Day IL (hand), Sean Reid-Foley: 60-Day IL (elbow), Max Scherzer: 15-Day IL (oblique), Trevor May: 60-Day IL (tricep), Jacob deGrom: 60-Day IL (shoulder), John Curtiss: 60-Day IL (elbow), Joey Lucchesi: 60-Day IL (elbow)
Astros: Michael Brantley: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Josh James: 60-Day IL (lat), Parker Mushinski: 15-Day IL (elbow), Blake Taylor: 15-Day IL (elbow), Jake Odorizzi: 15-Day IL (leg), Lance McCullers Jr.: 60-Day IL (forearm)