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Chicago Cubs Host New York Mets in MLB Baseball Betting Action

The Chicago Cubs host New York on Thursday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 101-70 mark against the 97-74 Mets in MLB betting odds action at Wrigley Field.

Chicago sends out against for the New York Mets in this game. is 11-14 with a 3.41 ERA on the season, while is 15-8 on the year and has a 2.85 ERA.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 0.2- win for the Cubs. 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 sport a record of 101-70 heading into this matchup, while the New York Mets sit at 97-74 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs New York injuries news.

This game puts the Chicago Cubs, most recently No. 2 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the New York Mets, who rate a No. 14 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Chicago Cubs No. 17-ranked scoring average of 4.22 runs per game, against a New York Mets offense rated No. 16 and scoring 4.25 runs per game. The Cubs have averaged 8.16 hits per game to date this season, less than the Mets hitters have managed (8.31 per nine innings).

Defensively, New York features the No. 5-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.91 runs per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 21 at home, scoring 4.06 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Mets grabbed a win last time out, defeating J Hammel and the Cubs 8-3 on Wednesday at Wrigley Field.

Betting Trends
  • NY Mets is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of NY Mets's last 13 games
  • NY Mets is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 13 of NY Mets's last 19 games on the road
  • Chi Cubs is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games
  • Chi Cubs is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Chi Cubs is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Chi Cubs's last 10 games at home

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