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)


Mets (-133)


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

James McCann10 Day Injury ListOblique
Joey Lucchesi60 Day Injury ListElbow
John Curtiss60 Day Injury ListElbow
Jacob deGrom60 Day Injury ListShoulder
Trevor May60 Day Injury ListElbow
Sean Reid-Foley60 Day Injury ListElbow
Tylor Megill60 Day Injury ListShoulder
Starling MarteDay-to-dayGroin
Jeff McNeilPaternity ListPersonal

Cubs Injury Report

Jason Heyward10 Day Injury ListKnee
Frank Schwindel10 Day Injury ListBack
Nick Madrigal10 Day Injury ListGroin
Wade Miley15 Day Injury ListShoulder
Kyle Hendricks15 Day Injury ListShoulder
Alec Mills15 Day Injury ListBack
Brad Wieck60 Day Injury ListElbow
Michael Hermosillo60 Day Injury ListQuadricep
Adbert Alzolay60 Day Injury ListShoulder
Codi Heuer60 Day Injury ListElbow
Ethan Roberts60 Day Injury ListElbow
Manuel Rodriguez60 Day Injury ListElbow

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.

NameGPAVG (Rank)OBP (Rank)SLG (Rank)HR% (Rank)K% (Rank)BB% (Rank)
Pete Alonso88.268 (58).344 (51).521 (16)6.1% (11)21.1% (87)9.1% (73)
Francisco Lindor88.244 (94).317 (100).433 (67)4.1% (44)19.3% (70)8.2% (84)
Starling Marte74.291 (27).342 (56).462 (43)2.8% (84)17.7% (51)5% (142)
Brandon Nimmo81.269 (54).355 (37).430 (68)2.3% (102)17.5% (49)9.6% (65)
Mark Canha74.273 (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.

NameGPAVG (Rank)OBP (Rank)SLG (Rank)HR% (Rank)K% (Rank)BB% (Rank)
Ian Happ86.280 (36).373 (19).457 (47)2.5% (93)20.9% (85)11.9% (21)
Willson Contreras75.262 (67).377 (16).473 (38)4% (46)20.9% (85)10.7% (44)
Nico Hoerner73.304 (13).338 (63).427 (72)1.8% (122)10.5% (6)4% (150)
Patrick Wisdom84.227 (124).321 (92).453 (52)5% (25)34.7% (153)10.8% (42)
Christopher Morel51.267 (-).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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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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