New York Sends Zack Wheeler vs Travis Wood in Chicago Cubs vs Mets Game
The New York Mets will try to be nasty hosts on Friday when the Chicago Cubs pay a visit to Citi Field.
The New York Mets will turn to Zack Wheeler and his 7-8 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Chicago Cubs send Travis Wood (7-9) to the hill.
Chicago Cubs vs New York Mets Opening Odds and Betting Line
Computer Prediction: Chicago Cubs vs New York Mets Pick
Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 3.9-3.5 win for the Mets on Friday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 3.9-3.5 result in favor of the Mets today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
57-65 New York battles the Cubs, currently with a 52-68 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Chicago injuries news.
The New York Mets vs Chicago Cubs odds would favor the Cubs if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. New York is rated No. 22 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Chicago is at No. 17.
How Chicago Cubs vs New York Mets Stats Matchup
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Chicago Cubs rank No. 25 at 8.22 hits per game. That compares with the New York Mets No. 29 ranking in that category.
Defensively, Chicago features the No. 24-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.48 runs per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 26 at home, scoring 3.66 runs per game.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Chicago lost its last outing, a 6-2 result against the Brewers on August 14. Bettors who backed the Brewers at -128 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Chicago batters were mowed down by Michael Fiers in their last start, falling 6-2 against Milwaukee while striking out 14 times on Thursday at Wrigley Field.
New York was a 4-1 loser in its last match at home against the Nationals. They lost as +145 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors. New York suffered a 4-1 loss against Washington on Thursday, as Dillon Gee wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Citi Field.
Chicago Cubs vs New York Mets Betting Odds Trends
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games
Chi Cubs is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Chi Cubs is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chi Cubs's last 10 games on the road
NY Mets is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
NY Mets is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home
NY Mets is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs
NY Mets is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
Next Betting Matchups
Chicago at New York, Saturday, August 16th