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Chicago Cubs Home to the New York Mets in MLB Betting Odds Action

The Chicago Cubs look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the New York Mets arrive at Wrigley Field on Thursday.

It's a pitching duel between Travis Wood for the Chicago Cubs (2-2 on the year) and Jonathon Niese for New York Mets (3-2 so far).

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.5-4.1 result in favor of the Mets. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

New York Mets vs Chicago Cubs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Chicago Cubs bring a 18-15 record to the battle against the 20-14 Mets. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs New York injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 20 (Chicago Cubs) and the No. 11 (New York Mets) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Chicago Cubs No. 15-ranked scoring average of 4.21 runs per game, against a New York Mets offense rated No. 28 and scoring 3.68 runs per game. The Cubs have averaged 8.52 hits per game to date this season, more than the Mets hitters have managed (7.59 per nine innings).

Defensively, New York features the No. 6-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.67 runs per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 27 at home, scoring 3.35 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Mets were saddled with a loss last time out in Matt Harvey's start, as they lost 2-1 against Chicago on Wednesday at Wrigley Field.

Betting Trends
  • NY Mets is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of NY Mets's last 11 games
  • NY Mets is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Mets's last 6 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Chi Cubs is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games at home
  • Chi Cubs is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing NY Mets

Next Betting Matchups

New York home to Milwaukee, Friday, May 15th
Chicago home to Pittsburgh, Friday, May 15th