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New York Mets vs Chicago Cubs Betting Preview

Chicago CubsNew York Mets
June 15, 1:10 PM | GrassCiti Field

Chicago Cubs vs New York Mets Odds

27-38TEAM RECORD24-38

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

Scott Feldman, with a record of 5-5 on the season, gets the ball for the Cubs, while the Mets trot Jonathon Niese to the mound in this one. He is 3-5 so far in 2013.

View Chi Cubs vs NY Mets Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Baseball odds makers, including 5Dimes, opened the Mets as -132 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 7.5 at shops such as 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 14 (Mets) and the No. 6 (Cubs) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, New York owns the No. 14 ranking for hits in the National League at 7.7 per game. By contrast, the Cubs are rated No. 10 in the same category at 8.2 per game.

Defensively, Chicago features the National League's No. 3-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.6 runs per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 14 in the National League at home, scoring 3.3 runs per game.

In their last action, Chicago was a 6-3 winner on the road against the Mets. Bettors on Chicago at +110 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Chicago got the job done in their last match in a 6-3 victory over New York on Friday at Citi Field behind starter Edwin Jackson.

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

New York Mets Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 1-9
Before playing Chi Cubs 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 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games
Chi Cubs are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road
Chi Cubs are 8-4 SU in their last 12 games when playing NY Mets
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of NY Mets' last 10 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets' last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Mets' last 6 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
NY Mets are 4-8 SU in their last 12 games when playing Chi Cubs

Next up:
Chi Cubs at NY Mets, Sunday, June 16