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New York Mets vs. Chicago Cubs

The fans at Wrigley Field will be treated to a game between the New York Mets and the Chicago Cubs when they take their seats on Friday.

Matt Harvey will be the starting pitcher for the Mets on this day. Righthander Harvey is 4-0 this season with a 1.44 ERA.

It'll be Edwin Jackson toeing the rubber for the Cubs in this contest. Righthander Jackson is 1-5 with a 6.02 ERA so far this season.

In their last action, New York was a 5-2 winner on the road against the Cardinals. Bettors on New York at +215 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Last time out for Chicago, they were a 6-3 winner as they battled the Rockies at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Cubs at -138 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Team records:
New York: 15-23 SU
Chicago: 17-23 SU

New York most recently:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing Chi Cubs are 4-6
After playing St. Louis are 4-6
After a win are 2-8

Chicago most recently:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing NY Mets are 5-5
After playing Colorado are 2-8
After a win are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Mets's last 7 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 5 of NY Mets's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 9 of NY Mets's last 13 games when playing Chi Cubs
NY Mets are 4-10 SU in their last 14 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Chi Cubs's last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 7 games when playing at home against NY Mets
Chi Cubs are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games

Next up:
Chi Cubs home to NY Mets, Saturday, May 18