Mets vs Cubs Odds, Picks & Predictions – July 15

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At Wrigley Field on Friday, the New York Mets take on the Chicago Cubs (seven consecutive defeats) at 2:20 PM ET. The scheduled starters are Taijuan Walker (7-2) for the Mets, and Marcus Stroman (3-5) for the Cubs.

Despite being the away team the Mets are a moderate moneyline favorite (-136) over the Cubs (+115). The over/under in this contest is set at 9.

Mets vs. Cubs Odds

Run Line

New York Mets (-1.5)

Moneyline

Mets (-136)

Total

9 Runs (Over: -114, Under: -107)

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

  • Game Day: Friday, July 15, 2022
  • Game Time: 2:20 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
Jeff McNeil Day-to-day Personal
Starling Marte Day-to-day Groin

Cubs Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Jason Heyward 10 Day Injury List Knee
Andrelton Simmons 10 Day Injury List Shoulder
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 beat the Cubs 8-0 yesterday, with Carlos Carrasco getting the win (6.00 IP, 0 R, 5 H, 6 K) and Brandon Nimmo leading the way offensively (going 3-for-4 with a double, a home run and an RBI). Keegan Thompson (4.00 IP, 5 R, 8 H, 1 K) took the loss for the Cubs.

Betting Trends

Mets Betting Records and Team Stats

The Mets have entered the game as favorites 63 times this season and won 43, or 68.3%, of those games. New York is 29-12 this season when entering a game favored by -136 or more on the moneyline. The implied probability of a win from the Mets, based on the moneyline, is 57.6%. New York’s games have gone over the total in 47 of their 90 chances. The Mets are 49-41-0 against the spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Pete Alonso 89 .268 (58) .345 (50) .527 (15) 6.3% (8) 20.8% (86) 8.9% (75)
Francisco Lindor 89 .244 (96) .318 (98) .434 (68) 4.1% (45) 19.3% (72) 8.4% (83)
Brandon Nimmo 82 .275 (45) .361 (33) .447 (58) 2.5% (95) 17.2% (48) 9.7% (65)
Starling Marte 75 .293 (28) .343 (53) .461 (45) 2.8% (85) 18.0% (55) 4.9% (145)
Jeff McNeil 78 .310 (10) .372 (21) .433 (69) 1.4% (138) 13.5% (16) 7.8% (89)

Cubs Betting Records and Team Stats

The Cubs have been underdogs in 62 games this season and have come away with the win 24 times (38.7%) in those contests. This season, Chicago has been victorious 16 times in 41 chances when named as an underdog of at least +115 or worse on the moneyline. The Cubs have an implied victory probability of 46.5% according to the moneyline set by oddsmakers for this matchup. Chicago and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 41 of their 89 opportunities. The Cubs have an against the spread record of 43-46-0 in 89 games with a line this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Ian Happ 87 .280 (37) .373 (18) .456 (51) 2.5% (95) 21.0% (87) 11.8% (23)
Willson Contreras 76 .258 (75) .373 (18) .466 (42) 3.9% (52) 21.2% (88) 10.6% (45)
Nico Hoerner 74 .308 (11) .342 (57) .430 (71) 1.8% (123) 10.4% (5) 4.0% (153)
Patrick Wisdom 85 .224 (132) .320 (95) .449 (57) 4.9% (26) 34.6% (155) 11.0% (39)
Christopher Morel 52 .265 (-) .336 (-) .485 (-) 3.9% (-) 31.9% (-) 9.6% (-)

Mets vs. Cubs Picks and Predictions

Our recommended pick for this matchup is the Mets to earn the win (-136 on the moneyline), while we project the scoring will go over the total (9 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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