Chicago Cubs vs New York Mets Prediction MLB Picks 4/29/24

New York Mets (13-13) vs Chicago Cubs (17-10)

Game Info: Monday, April 29, 2024 at 7:10 pm (Citi Field)

Luis Severino (2-2) (3.67) vs Jameson Taillon (2-0) (1.69)

Betting Odds: New York Mets -130 / Chicago Cubs +120 --- Over/Under: 8 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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In this article we will formulate a Chicago Cubs vs New York Mets Prediction for this MLB game on Monday, April 29th at loanDepot Park. To formulate this prediction, we will examine:

-The Cubs recent form and recent player performance 

-The Mets recent form and recent play performance

-Recent Betting trends and streaks involving Chicago

-Recent Betting trends and streaks involving New York

-Recent betting trends in games played between Chicago and New York

-A summary that ties it all together and produces a favorable betting outcome for today’s game between the Cubs and Mets. 

Cubs Lose on Sunday Night Baseball

The Cubs played on Sunday night baseball in the late game and then jumped on a quick trip to New York. The Cubs scored four runs, but they gave up five, including the last run in the 9th inning. Mike Tauchman did have a strong game hitting a home run and driving in three RBIs. The Cubs are averaging 5.19 runs while their pitching is giving up 4.63 runs per game. This is a team that has leaned on the offense for success and they are going to need the offense to be good early in this game. They as a team have a batting average of .247. Michael Busch has hit six home runs and driven in 17 RBIs. There are six different players that have driven in at least 11 RBIs so far this season. 

Mets Coming off Win

The Mets faced off against the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday and they gave up only two runs on the way to the defeat. Mark Vientos had a strong game hitting a home run and driving in two RBIs. The Mets are averaging 4.57 runs per game while their pitching is giving up 4.39 runs per game. The offense is ranked 13th in the league while the pitching is ranked 18th. Pete Alonso has hit eight home runs and driven in 14 RBIs so far this season. Getting the start for the Mets will be Luis Severino who sits with a 2-2 record and an ERA of 2.67. In his last start against the San Francisco Giants, he went six innings giving up five hits and three runs. Two starts ago against the Pittsburgh Pirates, he went six innings giving up five hits and one unearned run. 

New York Mets Player Prop Facts

  • Pete Alonso has hit at least one home run in seven of the Mets' last eight games against the Cubs.
  • Pete Alonso has recorded at least one hit in each of the Mets' last 10 games against the Cubs.
  • Starling Marte has recorded at least one Single in each of his last 10 Monday appearances.
  • Pete Alonso has scored at least one run in seven of the Mets' last eight games against the Cubs.
  • Luis Severino has recorded five or more strikeouts in four of his last five appearances against NL opponents.
  • Pete Alonso has recorded at least one RBI in seven of the Mets' last eight games against the Cubs.
  • Pete Alonso has recorded at least one total base in each of the Mets' last 10 games against the Cubs.

Chicago Cubs Player Prop Facts

  • Cody Bellinger has hit a home run in each of his last two appearances in night games.
  • Cody Bellinger has recorded at least one hit in each of his 11 previous appearances against NL East opponents that held a winning record.
  • Cody Bellinger has recorded at least one Single in each of the Cubs' last nine games against NL East opponents that held a winning record.
  • Jameson Taillon has recorded a win in each of his three previous appearances at Citi Field.
  • Ian Happ has recorded a Double in three of his last four appearances against NL opponents that held a winning record.
  • Ian Happ has scored a run in eight of his last nine road appearances against NL opponents that held a winning record.
  • Jameson Taillon has recorded five or more strikeouts in each of his three previous appearances at Citi Field.
  • Cody Bellinger has recorded at least one RBI in each of his last six appearances.
  • Cody Bellinger has recorded at least one total base in each of his 11 previous appearances against NL East opponents that held a winning record.

Matchup/League Facts

  • The New York Mets rank 1st in the league for home runs allowed this season (16).
  • The New York Mets rank 29th in the league for walks allowed this season (118).
  • The Chicago Cubs rank T1st in the league for triples this season (8).
  • The Chicago Cubs rank 30th in the league for steals this season (8).

Chicago Cubs vs New York Mets Prediction

The Cubs offense has been good overall this season, but they aren’t going to find a whole lot of success in this game. Severino sits with an ERA of 2.67 and he’s going to dominate in this game. The Mets offense is averaging 4.57 runs and they are going to find some offensive success early to give Severino some run support. The Mets are going to have little issues getting the job done here. Back the Mets. 

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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