Cubs open as moneyline underdog vs Mets

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June 16, 1:10 PM | GrassCiti Field

Chicago Cubs vs New York Mets Odds

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The Chicago Cubs will look to grab a road win when they take on the Mets in New York at Citi Field on Sunday in baseball odds action.

New York sends Jeremy Hefner out against Matt Garza for the Cubs in this game. Hefner is 1-6 with a 3.91 ERA on the season, while Garza is 1-1 on the year and has a 6.26 ERA.

View Chi Cubs vs NY Mets Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Those who planned on backing the visitors in this one found the Cubs listed as underdogs of -103 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7.5, check for updates at 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 14-ranked Mets and the National League No. 6-rated Cubs in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits New York's No. 10-rated National League offense, averaging 3.9 runs per game, against a Cubs defense that ranks No. 8 in the National League at 4.2 in runs allowed per game. The Mets have averaged 7.7 hits per game so far, less than Cubs batters have averaged on the year (8.3 hits per game).

New York owns the National League's No. 15 defense, allowing 4.8 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's National League No. 8-rated defense.

Last time out for Chicago, they were a 5-2 winner as they battled the Mets on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Cubs at +114 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Cubs enjoyed a 5-2 victory at the expense of the Mets on Saturday, with Scott Feldman throwing 7 innings of 2-hit ball at Citi Field.

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing St. Louis are 4-6
After playing NY Mets are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Atlanta are 4-6
After playing Chi Cubs are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

A few Cubs at Mets trends to consider:
Chi Cubs are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
Chi Cubs are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games on the road
Chi Cubs are 9-4 SU in their last 13 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games
NY Mets are 4-9 SU in their last 13 games when playing Chi Cubs
NY Mets are 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
NY Mets are 1-6 SU in its last 7 games at home
NY Mets are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs

Next up:
Chi Cubs at St. Louis, Monday, June 17
NY Mets at Atlanta, Monday, June 17