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Sep 9, 7:10 PM | GrassCiti Field

Chicago Cubs vs New York Mets Odds

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The New York Mets will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Chicago Cubs invade Citi Field on Friday.

Casey Coleman gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Cubs on this day; he's 2-7 on the season. The Mets, meanwhile, will counter with Michael Pelfrey, who will be looking to improve on his 7-11 mark.

View Chi Cubs vs NY Mets Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Mets as -145 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 8.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the National League's No. 10-rated Cubs taking on the National League's No. 6-rated Mets in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, New York owns the No. 2 ranking for hits in the National League at 9.2 per game. By contrast, the Cubs are rated No. 5 in the same category at 8.9 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and New York has the National League's No. 13-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Cubs own the National League's No. 15 mark in runs allowed.

Chicago won its last outing, a 6-3 result against the Reds on September 7. Bettors who backed the Cubs at -102 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Chicago looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Reds, a 6-3 final on Wednesday in support of Ryan Dempster at Wrigley Field.

New York lost its last outing, a 5-1 result against the Braves on September 8. Bettors who backed the Braves at +100 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. New York didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 5-1 to Atlanta on Thursday at Citi Field.

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing NY Mets are 5-5
After playing Cincinnati are 5-5
After a win are 5-5

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Chi Cubs are 4-6
After playing Atlanta are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

A few Cubs at Mets trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Chi Cubs' last 19 games on the road
Chi Cubs are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing NY Mets
Chi Cubs are 2-6 SU in their last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets' last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs
NY Mets are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Mets' last 8 games at home
NY Mets are 10-5 SU in its last 15 games

Next up:
Chi Cubs at NY Mets, Saturday, September 10

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