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MLB BASEBALL

Chicago Cubs vs. New York Mets

The New York Mets will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Sunday when they take on the Chicago Cubs at Citi Field.

Righthander Matt Garza will take the mound for the Cubs to start this game. Garza is 1-1 this season with a 6.26 ERA.

The Mets will counter Garza with Jeremy Hefner. Righthander Hefner has a 3.91 ERA to go along with a 1-6 record this season.

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.

Current streak:
Chicago has won 3 straight games.
New York has lost 3 straight games.

Team records:
Chicago: 28-38 SU
New York: 24-39 SU

Chicago most recently:
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 most recently:
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 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's 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