Mets vs Cubs Odds, Picks & Predictions – July 14

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A series opener between the New York Mets (55-34) and Chicago Cubs (34-54) is scheduled for Thursday at 8:05 PM ET, at Wrigley Field. Carlos Carrasco (9-4) will start for the Mets, and Keegan Thompson (7-3) for the Cubs.

Despite playing away from their home ballpark, the Mets are favored to win (-133) over the Cubs (+113). The game has an over/under set at 7.5 runs.

Mets vs. Cubs Odds

Run Line

New York Mets (-1.5)

Moneyline

Mets (-133)

Total

7.5 Runs (Over: -118, Under: -104)

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When, Where, at What Time is Mets vs. Cubs

  • Game Day: Thursday, July 14, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:05 PM ET
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Stadium: Wrigley Field

Mets Injury Report

Name Status Injury
James McCann 10 Day Injury List Oblique
Joey Lucchesi 60 Day Injury List Elbow
John Curtiss 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Jacob deGrom 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Trevor May 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Sean Reid-Foley 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Tylor Megill 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Starling Marte Day-to-day Groin
Jeff McNeil Paternity List Personal

Cubs Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Jason Heyward 10 Day Injury List Knee
Frank Schwindel 10 Day Injury List Back
Nick Madrigal 10 Day Injury List Groin
Wade Miley 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Kyle Hendricks 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Alec Mills 15 Day Injury List Back
Brad Wieck 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Michael Hermosillo 60 Day Injury List Quadricep
Adbert Alzolay 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Codi Heuer 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Ethan Roberts 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Manuel Rodriguez 60 Day Injury List Elbow

Last Time Out: Mets and Cubs

The Mets won their most recent game against the Braves yesterday by a 7-3 score. Francisco Lindor went 1-for-5 with a home run and three RBI to lead them offensively. Chris Bassitt picked up the win on the strength of six innings, giving up one earned run on five hits while striking out six.

The Cubs were handed a 7-1 loss to the Orioles yesterday. Christopher Morel (1-for-3 with a triple) led the way offensively, while Justin Steele got the loss on the mound after going six innings, giving up three earned runs on six hits while striking out three.

Betting Trends

Mets Betting Records and Team Stats

This season, the Mets have won 42 out of the 62 games, or 67.7%, in which they’ve been favored. New York has a record of 30-14, a 68.2% win rate, when favored by -133 or more by oddsmakers this season. Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Mets have a 57.1% chance to win. New York and its opponents have hit the over in 46 of their 89 games with a total this season. The Mets have an ATS record of 48-41-0 in 89 games with a spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Pete Alonso 88 .268 (58) .344 (51) .521 (16) 6.1% (11) 21.1% (87) 9.1% (73)
Francisco Lindor 88 .244 (94) .317 (100) .433 (67) 4.1% (44) 19.3% (70) 8.2% (84)
Starling Marte 74 .291 (27) .342 (56) .462 (43) 2.8% (84) 17.7% (51) 5% (142)
Brandon Nimmo 81 .269 (54) .355 (37) .430 (68) 2.3% (102) 17.5% (49) 9.6% (65)
Mark Canha 74 .273 (47) .371 (20) .383 (120) 2.4% (95) 19.4% (73) 10.2% (54)

Cubs Betting Records and Team Stats

The Cubs have been underdogs in 61 games this season and have come away with the win 24 times (39.3%) in those contests. Chicago has a mark of 17-28 in contests where sportsbooks favor them by +113 or worse on the moneyline. Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Cubs have a 46.9% chance of pulling out a win. Chicago and their opponents have hit the over in 40 of their 88 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season. In 88 games with a line this season, the Cubs have a mark of 43-45-0 against the spread.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Ian Happ 86 .280 (36) .373 (19) .457 (47) 2.5% (93) 20.9% (85) 11.9% (21)
Willson Contreras 75 .262 (67) .377 (16) .473 (38) 4% (46) 20.9% (85) 10.7% (44)
Nico Hoerner 73 .304 (13) .338 (63) .427 (72) 1.8% (122) 10.5% (6) 4% (150)
Patrick Wisdom 84 .227 (124) .321 (92) .453 (52) 5% (25) 34.7% (153) 10.8% (42)
Christopher Morel 51 .267 (-) .336 (-) .490 (-) 4% (-) 31.9% (-) 9.3% (-)

Mets vs. Cubs Picks and Predictions

We pick that the Mets will pick up the win in this matchup, and they’re our choice on the moneyline (-133). If you’re looking for a pick on the over/under, we see the final scoring winding up over the total (7.5 runs).

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WRITTEN BY

Stacy Sailer

Stacy has been a baseball fan for as long as she can remember. She admits that she grew up as a spoiled Yankees fan in the late-90’s/early 2000’s, but has slowly evolved into a disgruntled Yankees fan due to their lone championship title in the last 21 seasons. She follows other sports, but her first love has always been baseball and loves getting to share her insight and knowledge with the Betsperts community.

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