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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 Sunday.
The Mets will trot Dillon Gee out to the mound in this one. Righthander Gee has a 2-5 record and a 6.13 ERA this season.
Gee's opponent in this one will be Travis Wood. The Cubs lefthander has a 2.03 ERA to go along with a 4-2 record this season.
Last time out for New York, they were an 8-2 loser as they battled the Cubs on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Cubs at -125 were rewarded, while the 10 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
New York: 16-24 SU
Chicago: 18-24 SU
New York most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Cincinnati are 2-8
After playing Chi Cubs are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After playing NY Mets are 8-2
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of NY Mets's last 9 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 13 of NY Mets's last 19 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 10 of NY Mets's last 15 games when playing Chi Cubs
NY Mets are 5-11 SU in their last 16 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chi Cubs's last 9 games when playing at home against NY Mets
Chi Cubs are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games
NY Mets home to Cincinnati, Monday, May 20
Chi Cubs at Pittsburgh, Tuesday, May 21