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The Chicago Cubs will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Saturday when they take on the New York Mets at Citi Field.
The Cubs will give the ball to starter Daniel Straily in this one. Right hander Straily is 1-2 this season with a 4.93 ERA.
Meanwhile, it'll be Jonathon Niese who starts for the Mets. Left hander Niese is 6-8 with a 3.46 ERA so far this season.
Oddsmakers opened the Mets as -155-moneyline favorites versus the Cubs, while the game's total opened at 7.5
The Cubs were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Mets. That made winners of bettors who got New York at -154 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Team record: 52-69
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 7 games
Chi Cubs is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games on the road
Chi Cubs is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing NY Mets
Chi Cubs is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against NY Mets
Team record: 58-65
NY Mets is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
NY Mets is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
NY Mets is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Chi Cubs
NY Mets is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
Chi Cubs at NY Mets Sunday, August 17