Chicago Cubs (J Lester) (@2.75) vs NY Mets (J deGrom) (@1.45)

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NY Mets (J deGrom) will win
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Chicago Cubs (J Lester) – NY Mets (J deGrom) Match Prediction | 29-08-2019 19:10

Todd Frazier went 2 for 4 with a double to round out New Yorks offense as a team in the loss. Jeff McNeil went 3 for 5 with a home run, a double and two RBIs while J.D. In his career, DeGrom is 2-2 with a 3.04 ERA and 55 strikeouts against the Cubs. Davis added a solo home run. The New York Mets will look to bounce back and salvage a win after dropping game two on Wednesday. Noah Syndergaard went just three innings, allowing all ten runs, nine earned, on nine hits while striking out five, falling to 9-7 on the year as a result. Jacob DeGrom will start game three and is 8-7 with a 2.56 ERA and 207 strikeouts this season. Michael Conforto went 2 for 4 with a double and an RBI while Wilson Ramos, Joe Panik and Amed Rosario each contributed RBIs to cap off the Mets scoring as a team in the losing effort.

Starting Pitcher Marcus Stroman struggled on the mound and things have not been going well for him in the last five starts. New York Mets received one homer from Pete Alonso, which broke a new record as the first rookie in the last 81 years to smash 42 homers for his team. Davis smash a homer. New York Mets also witnessed J.D.

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The southpaw has been constant for his team and he holds an ERA of 4.49 and is 10-9 on the season with 38 BBs and 134 Ks. Overall, Chicago Cubs are holding a batting average of .251 and their opponents are averaging at .250. Chicago Cubs are all set to start with Jon Lester as their pitcher on Thursday. Lester has been successful for Chicago is several games, but he will need cover from the plate to keep him going.

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Chicago is 13-3 in the last 16 meetings between these two teams, 6-0 in the last 6 meetings between these two teams in New York and 5-0 in Lesters last 5 starts against the Mets. New York is 8-22 in DeGroms last 30 starts against a team with a winning record, 3-13 in DeGroms last 16 home starts against a team with a winning record and 0-5 in their last 5 games overall while the under is 5-2 in their last 7 home games. Chicago is 2-6 in their last 8 games against the NL East and 0-4 in Lesters last 4 starts against a team with a winning record while the over is 5-1-1 in their last 7 games against the NL East.

All-Star catcher Willson Contreras (strained right hamstring) is set to begin a minor league rehab assignment. Cubs: 1B Anthony Rizzo (back tightness) hasnt played since Saturday. Maddon said he didnt expect Rizzo would be ready for the series opener against Milwaukee, adding, I dont have any kind of specific date for his return. LF Tony Kemp started in his place and made three straight nice catches early in the game. Maddon estimated Contreras could rejoin the team in a week or so. OF Kyle Schwarber didnt start and struck out as a pinch-hitter.

Out of the last 14 games, the Mets have lost just four against a southpaw. Chicago Cubs vs New York Mets. Chicago Cubs have not been successful with Lester against winning opponents. Final Score Prediction, New York Mets will win and cover the run line 4-1. The MLB pick for this match is New York Mets -188. Adding to their benefit is Jacob deGrom on the mound. New York will get the required support from the plate with ease against Chicago Cubs and they should be able to handle a victory here.

8/29/19 Game Preview: Chicago Cubs at New York Mets

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The Chicago Cubs 71-61 SU look for a the three game sweep tonight when they take on the New York Mets 67-65 SU at Citi Field. The match-up is right in this game, but the damage is already done. A home sweep against a visiting team that is also in the hunt for a wild card spot is the last thing these New York Mets needed. Thats 5 straight losses when they were primed for a run for the ages.