New York; Thursday, 7:10 p.m. EDT
LINE: Mets -417, Rockies +324; over/under is 7 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The New York Mets host the Colorado Rockies on Thursday to open a four-game series.
New York has gone 40-19 in home games and 79-46 overall. Mets hitters have a collective .408 slugging percentage to rank sixth in the NL.
Colorado has gone 18-39 in road games and 54-71 overall. Rockies hitters are batting a collective .263, the top team batting average in MLB play.
Thursday's game is the fourth meeting between these teams this season.
LAST 10 GAMES: Mets: 4-6, .243 batting average, 5.14 ERA, outscored by 11 runs
Rockies: 3-7, .240 batting average, 6.90 ERA, outscored by 35 runs
INJURIES: Mets: Stephen Nogosek: 15-Day IL (oblique), Eduardo Escobar: 10-Day IL (oblique), Carlos Carrasco: 15-Day IL (side), Luis Guillorme: 10-Day IL (groin), Tommy Hunter: 15-Day IL (back), Drew Smith: 15-Day IL (back), Tylor Megill: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Sean Reid-Foley: 60-Day IL (elbow), John Curtiss: 60-Day IL (elbow), Joey Lucchesi: 60-Day IL (elbow)
Rockies: Antonio Senzatela: 15-Day IL (acl), Alex Colome: 15-Day IL (elbow), Yonathan Daza: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Chad Kuhl: 15-Day IL (hip), Kris Bryant: 10-Day IL (foot), Tyler Kinley: 60-Day IL (elbow), Helcris Olivarez: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Ryan Rolison: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Scott Oberg: 60-Day IL (arm)