Daniel Straily, Jonathon Niese Take Mound in Chicago Cubs vs New York Mets Tilt
The New York Mets will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Chicago Cubs invade Citi Field on Saturday.
Chicago puts its faith in starter Daniel Straily to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 1-2. Getting the ball for the New York Mets is Jonathon Niese, who owns a 6-8 record on the season with a 3.46 ERA.
Chicago Cubs vs New York Mets Opening Odds and Betting Line
Computer Prediction: Chicago Cubs vs New York Mets Pick
Odds Shark prediction models pick the Mets to win this game 3.9-3.5. 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
The New York Mets bring a 58-65 record to the battle against the 52-69 Cubs. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Chicago injuries news.
This game matches up the No. 22 (New York Mets) and the No. 17 (Chicago Cubs) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How Chicago Cubs vs New York Mets Stats Matchup
The game also pits New York Mets No. 26-rated offense, averaging 3.79 runs per game, against a Chicago Cubs defense that ranks No. 17 at 4.23 in runs allowed per game. The New York Mets have averaged 8.03 hits per game so far, less than Chicago Cubs batters have averaged on the year (8.18 hits per game).
New York owns the No. 11 defense, allowing 3.79 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's No. 17-rated defense.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Cubs were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Mets. That made winners of bettors who got New York at -154 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. Chicago looks to awaken their bats in this one, after they were struck out 10 times by Zack Wheeler in their last outing, a 3-2 setback against New York at Citi Field.
Chicago Cubs vs New York Mets Betting Odds Trends
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 7 games
Chi Cubs is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games on the road
Chi Cubs is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing NY Mets
Chi Cubs is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
NY Mets is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
NY Mets is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
NY Mets is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Chi Cubs
NY Mets is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
Next Betting Matchups
Chicago at New York, Sunday, August 17th