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New York Mets Starter Jonathon Niese Out to Silence Chicago Cubs Bats in MLB Contest

The New York Mets will try to be nasty hosts on Tuesday when the Chicago Cubs pay a visit to Citi Field.

New York hands the ball to starter Jonathon Niese in this one and he'll try to improve on his 3-7 mark on the year. Chicago counters with Kyle Hendricks, who will try to quiet the fans and the Mets bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Chicago Cubs listed as underdogs of 105 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 3.8-3.2 win for the Cubs on Tuesday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago Cubs vs New York Mets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

New York (40-37) will face the 39-35 Cubs in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Chicago injuries news.

The New York Mets vs Chicago Cubs odds would favor the Cubs if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. New York is rated No. 23 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Chicago is at No. 10.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the New York Mets No. 27-ranked scoring average of 3.58 runs per game, against a Chicago Cubs offense rated No. 19 and scoring 3.99 runs per game. The Mets have averaged 7.75 hits per game to date this season, less than the Cubs hitters have managed (8.38 per nine innings).

Chicago brings the No. 8-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Mets's No. 6-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago suffered a 4-1 loss against St. Louis on Sunday, as J Hammel wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Busch Stadium.

New York rolled to a 7-2 win against Cincinnati on Sunday, as Steven Matz and the Mets' bats led the team to victory at Citi Field.

Betting Trends
  • Chi Cubs is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 7 games
  • Chi Cubs is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing NY Mets
  • NY Mets is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Mets's last 7 games
  • NY Mets is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at New York, Wednesday, July 1st