New York Mets vs. Chicago Cubs - 6/1/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Chicago Cubs (30-23) at New York Mets (27-27)
MLB Baseball: Friday, June 1, 2018 at 7:10 pm (Citi Field)
T Chatwood (3-4) (4.10) vs. Z Wheeler (2-4) (5.40)
The Line: New York Mets +119 / Chicago Cubs -129 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
The Chicago Cubs visit Citi Field to square off with the New York Mets in a Friday MLB matchup.
The Chicago Cubs opened their series at Citi Field with a 5-1 victory on Thursday night. Chicago was dominant on the mound with Jose Quintana tossing 5.1 shutout innings with four relievers finishing the Mets off.
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The Cubs pounded out eleven hits and walked five times with Ben Zobrist going 3-5 with a two run bomb while Kyle Schwarber drove in a run. Chicago is hoping Tyler Chatwood rebounds from back to back poor performances when he faces the Mets Friday. Chatwood has thrown 5.1 innings in two starts with seven runs allowed on ten hits and eleven BB.
The NY Mets had nothing go in their favor in Thursday’s defeat at the hands of thee visiting Cubs. New York starter Seth Lugo went four scoreless frames but four relievers combined to allow five runs.
The Mets were limited to just four hits and four bases on balls with Brandon Nimmo going 2-4 with a solo jack. The Mets send right hander Zack Wheeler to the hill on Friday to oppose the visiting Cubs. Wheeler comes in off of an 8-7 loss at Milwaukee with four runs plated on six hits and two walks over six frames.
Chicago are 4-1 in their last 5 road games and under is 5-2 in Chicago last 7 overall and over is 4-1 in Chatwood’s last 5 starts overall. NY Mets are 2-5 in their last 7 overall and over is 10-3-2 in Wheeler’s last 15 home starts and over is 5-2 in Wheeler’s last 7 starts overall. Over is 5-0 in the last 5 meetings and over is 4-1-1 in the last 6 meetings in New York.
There hasn’t been a whole lot to like about either hurler enough to back them so something on the over…