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Chicago Cubs vs. New York Mets Prediction, Odds, MLB Picks [5/2/2024]

Chicago Cubs vs. New York Mets Prediction, Odds, MLB Picks [5/2/2024]

The New York Mets and Chicago Cubs are scheduled to meet in MLB action at Citi Field on Thursday, starting at 1:10PM ET.

The Mets will start Adrian Houser (0-3, 8.37 ERA), up against Ben Brown (0-1, 4.30 ERA) for the Cubs.

Dimers.com's full preview of Thursday's Cubs vs. Mets matchup includes our prediction, picks and the latest betting odds.

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Cubs vs. Mets Prediction: Who Will Win, Cover the Run Line

We have used powerful machine learning and data to simulate the outcome of Thursday's MLB matchup between the Cubs and Mets 10,000 times, in keeping with our coverage of MLB predictions.

Our leading predictive analytics model gives the Mets a 51% chance of beating the Cubs.

According to our model, the Mets (+1.5) have a 64% chance of covering the run line, while the 8-run over/under has a 52% chance of going over.

Cubs vs. Mets Odds [5/2/2024]

We have sourced the best betting odds in America for this game, which are listed here:

Bet Type Cubs Mets
Run Line -1.5 (+164) +1.5 (-190)
Moneyline -102 -115
Total o8 (-110) u8 (-104)

All odds are correct at the time of publication and are subject to change.

Cubs vs. Mets Picks

At Dimers, our predictions, coupled with the current odds, reveal the top betting picks to place on every game, including Cubs vs. Mets. Our MLB best bets are based on expert modeling and analysis, as you can see.

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Cubs vs. Mets Game Information

Thursday's MLB action between the Mets and Cubs at Citi Field is scheduled to commence at 1:10PM ET.


Our full betting coverage of the Cubs vs. Mets includes pregame predictions, betting picks and live win probabilities.

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We predict the Mets, with a 51% win probability, will likely beat the Cubs on Thursday.

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