New York Mets vs. Chicago Cubs – MLB – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The New York Mets (89-52) and Chicago Cubs (58-82) square off on Monday at 7:10 PM ET, opening a three-game series at Citi Field.

The Cubs are a big underdog away from home (+234) at the Mets (-286). The starting pitchers are Chris Bassitt (13-7) for the New York Mets, and Javier Assad (0-1) for the Chicago Cubs. The contest has a set total of 8.

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Mets vs. Cubs Last 10 Games Betting Performance


  • New York was favored on the moneyline for nine of its last 10 games, and went 5-4 in those matchups.
  • Over their last 10 outings (all 10 of them had set totals), the Mets and their opponents combined to go over the run total eight times.
  • New York has put together a 6-4-0 record against the spread over its past 10 games.

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  • Chicago has played as the underdog in six of its past 10 games and won two of those contests.
  • When it comes to hitting the over, the Cubs and their opponents are 3-5-2 in their last 10 games with a total.
  • Chicago has won three of its last 10 games against the spread.

Mets vs. Cubs Starting Pitcher Betting Trends

Projected starter: Chris Bassitt

  • The Mets have a 16-10-0 ATS record in Bassitt’s 26 starts with a set spread.
  • The Mets have a 14-4 record in Bassitt’s 18 starts this season when they were favored on the moneyline.
  • In Bassitt’s 26 starts, his team is 18-8.
  • Bassitt has started 26 contests with a total set by oddsmakers this season. The teams have combined to go over the run total in 16 of them.

Projected starter: Javier Assad

  • Assad and his team are 2-1-0 ATS this season when he starts.
  • His team is 1-1 this season when he starts and they’re underdogs on the moneyline.
  • Assad’s team has a 1-2 record in his starts this season.
  • The teams have not yet hit the over in any of the three games Assad has started this season.

Mets Batting Leaders

  • Pete Alonso has a team-best 33 home runs and 109 runs batted in.
  • Alonso ranks seventh in home runs and second in RBI among all hitters in MLB play.
  • Alonso takes a five-game hitting streak into this game. During his last five outings he is batting .364 with a double, a home run, a walk and three RBI.
  • Francisco Lindor is hitting .268 with 21 doubles, four triples, 22 home runs and 56 walks.
  • Lindor currently ranks 39th in homers and eighth in RBI in the majors.
  • Lindor has safely hit in four straight games. During his last five outings he is batting .333 with three doubles, a home run, a walk and five RBI.
  • Brandon Nimmo is batting .268 with 28 doubles, six triples, 14 home runs and 58 walks.
  • Nimmo heads into this matchup on a three-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is batting .316 with a double, a home run, six walks and five RBI.
  • Jeff McNeil is hitting .322 to pace his team.
  • McNeil enters this matchup on a two-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is hitting .421 with a double, two walks and six RBI.

Cubs Batting Leaders

  • Nico Hoerner leads Chicago in batting average (.291) this season while adding nine home runs and 49 RBI.
  • In all of MLB, Hoerner is 178th in homers and 127th in RBI.
  • Hoerner has safely hit in six straight games. During his last 10 games he is hitting .314 with three doubles, two triples, a home run, a walk and four RBI.
  • Ian Happ leads Chicago in runs batted in (65) this season. He’s batting .272 while slugging .453.
  • Among all major league hitters, Happ ranks 78th in homers and 57th in RBI.
  • Patrick Wisdom leads Chicago in home runs with 22. He’s driven in 58 runs and is slugging .436.
  • Seiya Suzuki is batting .260 with an OBP of .332 and a slugging percentage of .435 this season.

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