Mets vs. Pirates Player Props | James McCann | Thursday


By Claudio Fortuna | September 15, 2022 12:28 PM

The Pittsburgh Pirates visit the New York Mets at Citi Field, taking the field at 7:20pm ET on Thursday September 15th. The Pittsburgh Pirates are 1.5-run underdogs in the game, and the Over/Under is set at 7.5 runs.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at New York Mets player James McCann as the Mets face the Pittsburgh Pirates in Major League Baseball action.

The Mets and Pirates have met three times this season, with the Mets winning twice and the Pirates winning once. Their most recent matchup on September 7, 2022 ended 10-0 with the New York Mets taking the win.

James McCann Season Stats

  • Games Played: 51 | Home Runs: 2 | RBI: 15 | Runs: 16 | Batting Average: .205 | OBP: .267 | SLG: .288 | OPS: .555.
  • McCann’s Hits line for tonight’s matchup vs. Pittsburgh Pirates is set at 0.5 which is 0.09 less than than his season average of 0.59.
  • McCann’s Runs Scored line for tonight’s matchup vs. Pittsburgh Pirates is set at 0.5 which is 0.19 more than than his season average of 0.31.
  • McCann’s RBIs line for tonight’s matchup vs. Pittsburgh Pirates is set at 0.5 which is 0.21 more than than his season average of 0.29.
  • McCann’s Home Runs line for tonight’s matchup vs. Pittsburgh Pirates is set at 0.5 which is 0.46 more than than his season average of 0.04.

James McCann Stats vs. Pittsburgh

AB HR RBI R AVG OBP SLG OPS
6 0 0 3 .500 .667 .500 1.167

James McCann Notable Teammates

Name GP HR RBI R AVG OBP SLG OPS
James McCann 51 2 15 16 .205 .267 .288 .555
Eduardo Escobar 119 17 53 50 .238 .288 .427 .715
Brandon Nimmo 135 14 53 86 .262 .353 .419 .772
Francisco Lindor 143 23 92 87 .268 .344 .445 .789
Mark Canha 123 12 56 63 .270 .368 .413 .781
Daniel Vogelbach 42 4 16 13 .224 .362 .388 .750
Tyler Naquin 34 4 11 13 .235 .295 .481 .776
Jeff McNeil 130 7 56 60 .321 .374 .448 .822

The The Pittsburgh Pirates are 4-1 in their last five games, while the New York Mets are heading into this matchup with a record of 0-5 in their last five contests.

The Mets’ 89-55 record in 2022 puts them in 1st place in the NL East with a 46-22 division record and 2nd place in the National League with a 82-45 league record.

The Pittsburgh Pirates are 55-88, sitting in 5th place in the NL Central with a 28-35 division record and 14th place in the National League with a 51-74 league record.

Pittsburgh Pirates Stat Rankings

STAT Rank
Team ERA 4.61 5
Team Batting Avg .223 29
HR 145 17
RBI 484 27
R 515 27
OBP .289 28
SLG .366 27
OPS .655 27

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