New York; Tuesday, 7:10 p.m. EDT
: Marlins -130, Mets +109; over/under is 8 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The New York Mets host the Miami Marlins to open a three-game series.
New York is 71-85 overall and 39-36 at home. The Mets have hit 205 total home runs to rank fifth in the NL.
Miami is 81-75 overall and 35-40 on the road. The Marlins have a 40-13 record in games when they did not give up a home run.
The matchup Tuesday is the 11th time these teams match up this season. The Mets have a 7-3 advantage in the season series.
LAST 10 GAMES: Mets: 3-7, .239 batting average, 3.86 ERA, outscored by one run
Marlins: 6-4, .302 batting average, 4.96 ERA, outscored opponents by seven runs
INJURIES: Mets: Brandon Nimmo: day-to-day (undisclosed), Francisco Alvarez: day-to-day (hand), Sean Reid-Foley: 15-Day IL (lat), Carlos Carrasco: 15-Day IL (finger), Josh Walker: 60-Day IL (oblique), John Curtiss: 60-Day IL (elbow), Elieser Hernandez: 60-Day IL (pectoral), Starling Marte: 10-Day IL (migraines), Bryce Montes de Oca: 60-Day IL (elbow), Edwin Diaz: 60-Day IL (knee)
Marlins: Jake Burger: day-to-day (quadricep), Luis Arraez: day-to-day (ankle), Eury Perez: 15-Day IL (back), Tommy Nance: 60-Day IL (undisclosed), Sandy Alcantara: 15-Day IL (forearm), Avisail Garcia: 10-Day IL (hamstring), Huascar Brazoban: 15-Day IL (hamstring), Matt Barnes: 60-Day IL (hip), Jonathan Davis: 60-Day IL (knee), Trevor Rogers: 60-Day IL (forearm ), Max Meyer: 60-Day IL (elbow), Anthony Bender: 60-Day IL (elbow)