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)


Mets (-136)


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

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
Jeff McNeilDay-to-dayPersonal
Starling MarteDay-to-dayGroin

Cubs Injury Report

Jason Heyward10 Day Injury ListKnee
Andrelton Simmons10 Day Injury ListShoulder
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 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.

NameGPAVG (Rank)OBP (Rank)SLG (Rank)HR% (Rank)K% (Rank)BB% (Rank)
Pete Alonso89.268 (58).345 (50).527 (15)6.3% (8)20.8% (86)8.9% (75)
Francisco Lindor89.244 (96).318 (98).434 (68)4.1% (45)19.3% (72)8.4% (83)
Brandon Nimmo82.275 (45).361 (33).447 (58)2.5% (95)17.2% (48)9.7% (65)
Starling Marte75.293 (28).343 (53).461 (45)2.8% (85)18.0% (55)4.9% (145)
Jeff McNeil78.310 (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.

NameGPAVG (Rank)OBP (Rank)SLG (Rank)HR% (Rank)K% (Rank)BB% (Rank)
Ian Happ87.280 (37).373 (18).456 (51)2.5% (95)21.0% (87)11.8% (23)
Willson Contreras76.258 (75).373 (18).466 (42)3.9% (52)21.2% (88)10.6% (45)
Nico Hoerner74.308 (11).342 (57).430 (71)1.8% (123)10.4% (5)4.0% (153)
Patrick Wisdom85.224 (132).320 (95).449 (57)4.9% (26)34.6% (155)11.0% (39)
Christopher Morel52.265 (-).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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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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