Mets vs Cubs Odds, Picks & Predictions – July 17

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The New York Mets (58-34) will visit the Chicago Cubs (34-57), Sunday at 2:20 PM ET, with the Mets on a four-game winning run. The Mets will hand the ball to David Peterson (5-2), and the Cubs will counter with Adrian Sampson (0-1).

The Mets are currently a moderate moneyline favorite (-150) on the road at the Cubs (+128).

Mets vs. Cubs Odds

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New York Mets (-)

Moneyline

Mets (-150)

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

  • Game Day: Sunday, July 17, 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
Dominic Smith Day-to-day Ankle

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

Yesterday, the Mets picked up a 4-3 victory over the Cubs, with Yoan Lopez (2.00 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 2 K) earning the win for the Mets. Eduardo Escobar finished 3-for-5 with a double, a home run and an RBI to lead the offensive attack. Mychal Givens (0.00 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 K) was credited with the loss for the Cubs.

Betting Trends

Mets Betting Records and Team Stats

This season, the Mets have won 45 out of the 65 games, or 69.2%, in which they’ve been favored. New York has a record of 27-8, a 77.1% win rate, when favored by -150 or more by bookmakers this season. The sportsbooks’ moneyline implies a 60% chance of a victory for the Mets. So far this season, New York and its opponents have hit the over in 47 of their 92 games with a total. In 92 games with a spread this season, the Mets are 49-43-0 ATS.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Pete Alonso 91 .265 (62) .341 (56) .521 (15) 6.2% (8) 20.8% (86) 8.7% (76)
Francisco Lindor 91 .245 (98) .323 (88) .431 (69) 4.0% (46) 19.9% (79) 8.9% (72)
Brandon Nimmo 84 .270 (52) .357 (34) .438 (64) 2.4% (100) 17.6% (52) 9.7% (60)
Starling Marte 76 .292 (26) .343 (51) .458 (46) 2.7% (89) 18.1% (60) 5.1% (143)
Jeff McNeil 80 .304 (16) .367 (22) .424 (70) 1.3% (139) 13.4% (16) 7.5% (91)

Cubs Betting Records and Team Stats

The Cubs have been underdogs in 64 games this season and have come away with the win 24 times (37.5%) in those contests. This season, Chicago has been victorious 13 times in 34 chances when named as an underdog of at least +128 or longer on the moneyline. Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Cubs have a 43.9% chance of pulling out a win. Chicago and their opponents have gone over in 41 of their 91 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season. The Cubs have posted a record of 45-46-0 against the spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Ian Happ 89 .274 (43) .365 (26) .446 (55) 2.5% (96) 21.2% (88) 11.5% (29)
Willson Contreras 77 .254 (78) .367 (22) .458 (46) 3.9% (48) 21.8% (92) 10.4% (48)
Nico Hoerner 76 .300 (19) .338 (60) .419 (77) 1.7% (128) 10.8% (8) 4.2% (150)
Patrick Wisdom 87 .222 (134) .315 (102) .444 (58) 4.8% (27) 34.9% (155) 10.7% (42)
Christopher Morel 54 .265 (-) .335 (-) .479 (-) 3.8% (-) 31.4% (-) 9.3% (-)

Mets vs. Cubs Picks and Predictions

Our pick for this matchup is the Mets to emerge victorious (-150 on the moneyline).

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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