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New York Mets vs Chicago Cubs Odds
The Chicago Cubs look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Mets arrive at Wrigley Field on Tuesday.
Dillon Gee gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Mets on this day; he's 5-5 on the season. The Cubs, meanwhile, will counter with Randy Wells, who will be looking to improve on his 0-2 mark.
The Mets were listed as 125 favorites on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 999 before betting started earlier on Monday.
This game matches up the No. 14 (Cubs) and the No. 9 (Mets) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Chicago's National League No. 14-ranked scoring average of 3.7 runs per game, against a Mets offense rated No. 5 and scoring 4.4 runs per game in the league. The Cubs have averaged 8.3 hits per game to date this season, less than the Mets hitters have managed (8.6 per nine innings).
Comparing defensive stats, New York owns the National League's No. 15-rated road mark, allowing 5.4 runs per game on the highway. Chicago, on the other hand, rates No. 11 in scoring at home.
Last time out for New York, they were a 6-1 loser as they battled the Cubs on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Cubs at +118 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. New York suffered a 6-1 loss against Chicago on Monday, as Johan Santana wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Wrigley Field.
New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Chi Cubs are 3-7
After playing Chi Cubs are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing NY Mets are 6-4
After playing NY Mets are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
A few Mets at Cubs trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets' last 5 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Mets' last 8 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 17 of NY Mets' last 24 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Mets' last 9 games
Chi Cubs are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games when playing at home against NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi Cubs' last 8 games when playing NY Mets
Chi Cubs are 9-3 SU in their last 12 games when playing at home against NY Mets
NY Mets at Chi Cubs, Wednesday, June 27