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2021 MLB Handicapping
(38-29) Chicago Cubs vs. New York Mets (34-25)
Date: Wednesday, June 16th, 2021
Time: 7:00 PM ET
Venue: Citi Field, Queens, NY
Projected Pitchers: Robert Stock (CHI) vs. Jacob deGrom (NYM)
MLB Moneyline Odds: Cubs +145 | Mets -175
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Mets -1.5 (-145)
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U 7.5
The New York Mets will host the Chicago Cubs in the opening game of a three-game series on Monday.
The Mets had their three-game winning streak snapped on Sunday, falling to the Padres 7-3.
The Cubs have won five games in a row after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals 2-0 on Sunday Night Baseball.
David Peterson pitched one-hit ball over six scoreless innings for his first win in two months, and the New York Mets beat the Chicago Cubs at home for the first time in exactly four years with a 5-2 victory Monday night in game 1 of the series.
Walker struck out a career-high 12 and improved to 4-0 in six home starts, leading the New York Mets over the Chicago Cubs 3-2 on Wednesday night.
.After Sunday’s win against St. Louis, the Cubs led the National League Central with a 38-28 record, half-a-game ahead of the Milwaukee Brewers.
The Cubs have been solid on the offensive end this season. They’re 10th in the MLB, scoring 4.7 runs per game, and 5th with 88 home runs.
The Cubs are led by Kris Bryant with a .298 batting average, 13 home runs, and 39 RBI, along with Javier Baez adding a .236 average with 14 home runs, 40 RBI, and nine stolen bases.
The Cubs will recall Robert Stock from Triple-A for the Wednesday showdown. The minor league reliever will be faced with a tough task in trying to keep pace with deGrom.
New York Mets
The Mets are first in the NL East with a 32-25 record and 17-6 at home, after falling to the Padres on Sunday.
Pitching has led the way for the Mets, who rank second in MLB with a 3.09 team-ERA.
2 Time Cy-Young winner and this year’s run away favorite Jacob deGrom will take the mound on Wednesday. The right armed ace is 6-2 on the season with an absurd league best 0.56 ERA and 0.53 WHIP
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Cubs are 38-29 overall
- Cubs are 15-18 on the road
- Mets are 34-25 overall
- Mets are 19-6 at home
Chicago Cubs vs. New York Mets MLB Prediction:
The Mets have controlled this series so far thanks to their pitching rotation. They have controlled the 2nd best ERA in the league this season, just behind the San Diego Padres.
I expect this trend to continue as deGrom is having one of the best pitching seasons in history. He has cemented himself as the runaway Cy Young favorite and even climbed to the top of NL MVP odds. He will look to join Clayton Kershaw (2014) and Justin Verlander (2011) as the only pitchers to win the award in this century.
Take the Mets in this one.
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