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    Bookmakers give the New York Mets (50-61) the edge, -115 on the moneyline, to end their six-game losing streak when they take on the Chicago Cubs (58-54), at -105, on Monday at 7:10 PM ET. New York’s Kodai Senga starts against Chicago’s Drew Smyly.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Mets vs. Cubs

    • Game Day: Monday, August 7, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
    • Location: Queens, New York
    • Stadium: Citi Field
    Mets vs Cubs Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Mets -115 9

    How Do I Watch the Mets vs. the Cubs?

    • TV Channel: MLB Network

    Mets Stats & Trends

    Mets Batting

    • The Mets rank 11th in baseball with 137 total home runs.
    • New York ranks 24th in MLB with a .236 batting average.
    • The Mets are 19th in MLB with an on-base percentage of .315.
    • New York strikes out 7.9 times per game, the fourth-best mark in baseball.
    • The Mets have hit 67 home runs at home this season (1.4 per game).
    • New York is averaging 2.7 extra-base hits per game while slugging .400 in home contests.
    • The club is batting .226 with 350 hits (7.1 per game) at home this season.

    Mets Key Batters

    • Francisco Lindor is hitting .241 with 25 doubles, two triples, 22 home runs and 48 walks. He has an on-base percentage of .328 while slugging .470.
    • Among all qualified batters in MLB, he ranks 111th in batting average, 78th in on-base percentage, and 44th in slugging.
    • Lindor has recorded at least one hit in four games in a row. During his last five outings he is batting .333 with two doubles, a home run, a walk and four RBI.
    • Pete Alonso leads New York in total hits (84) this season while batting .220 with 44 extra-base hits. He’s slugging .503 with an on-base percentage of .312.
    • He is 130th in batting average, 109th in on-base percentage and 20th in slugging in the major leagues.
    • Brandon Nimmo is slashing .257/.355/.432 this season and leads the Mets with an OPS of .787.
    • Jeff McNeil has been key for New York with 101 hits, an OBP of .327 plus a slugging percentage of .332.

    Cubs Stats & Trends

    Cubs Batting

    • The Cubs’ 135 home runs rank 13th in Major League Baseball.
    • Chicago has a team batting average of .257 this season, which ranks seventh among MLB teams.
    • The Cubs have an OBP of .334 this season, which ranks fourth in MLB.
    • Chicago ranks 21st in strikeouts per game (nine) among MLB offenses.
    • In 52 games on the road this season, they’ve hit 60 homers, an average of 1.2 per contest.
    • In 52 road games this season, it is slugging .406 with 156 hits going for extra bases.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .247 with 8.5 base hits per contest.

    Cubs Key Batters

    • Nico Hoerner has accumulated a team-high .396 slugging percentage. He’s batting .275 with an on-base percentage of .331.
    • Including all qualifying hitters in the big leagues, he is 35th in batting average, 72nd in on-base percentage and 102nd in slugging percentage.
    • Cody Bellinger is batting .326 with 18 doubles, a triple, 16 home runs and 27 walks. He’s slugging .547 with an on-base percentage of .378.
    • Jeimer Candelario leads the Cubs with 107 hits.
    • Ian Happ has a .375 on-base percentage to lead his team.

    Mets vs. Cubs Probable Pitchers

    Kodai Senga (NYM) Pitcher Drew Smyly (CHC)
    7 – 6 W/L 8 – 7
    110.2 IP 112.2
    3.25 ERA 4.95
    1.292 WHIP 1.349
    11.1 K/9 8.3
    4.5 BB/9 3

    Mets vs. Cubs Injury Updates

    • Mets: Luis Guillorme: 10 Day IL (Leg), Elieser Hernandez: 15 Day IL (Pectoral), Tim Locastro: 60 Day IL (Back), Edwin Uceta: 60 Day IL (Ankle), Sam Coonrod: 60 Day IL (Lat), Bryce Montes de Oca: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Edwin Díaz: 60 Day IL (Knee)
    • Cubs: Marcus Stroman: 15 Day IL (Hip), Brandon Hughes: 60 Day IL (Knee), Brad Boxberger: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Nick Burdi: 60 Day IL (Appendicitis), Ethan Roberts: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Codi Heuer: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

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