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Mets vs. Cubs Prediction for MLB Thursday [5/25/23]

The Chicago Cubs and New York Mets lock horns in MLB action at Wrigley Field on Thursday, starting at 7:40PM ET.

Kyle Hendricks (0-0, 0.00 ERA) will get the ball for the Cubs, while the Mets are going with Carlos Carrasco (0-2, 8.68 ERA).

Dimers' best betting picks for Mets vs. Cubs, plus game predictions and betting odds, are featured in this article.


Who Will Win: Mets vs. Cubs

Using high-tech machine learning and data, Dimers.com has simulated Thursday's Mets-Cubs MLB matchup 10,000 times.

Dimers' popular predictive analytics model, DimersBOT, currently gives the Cubs a 51% chance of defeating the Mets.

More: Betting Guide for Mets vs. Cubs

Mets vs. Cubs Game Odds

  • Run Line: Cubs +1.5 (-175), Mets -1.5 (+160)
  • Moneyline: Cubs -104, Mets -105
  • Total: Over/Under 8 (-114/+100)

Run Line, Moneyline and Over/Under

The Cubs are currently +1.5 underdogs against the Mets, with -175 at DraftKings Sportsbook the best odds currently available.

For the favored Mets (-1.5) to cover the run line, PointsBet has the best odds currently on offer at +160.

In a sign of how close this game is expected to be, both the Cubs and Mets are currently at minus-money betting odds to win on Thursday.

FanDuel Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Cubs at -104. That means you can risk $104 to win $100, for a total payout of $204, if they get the W.

On the other hand, BetMGM currently has the best moneyline odds for the Mets at -105, where you can risk $105 to win $100, for a total payout of $205, if they come out on top.

The Over/Under for total runs scored sits at 8 with FanDuel Sportsbook, which currently has the best odds for the Over at -114, while DraftKings Sportsbook currently has the best odds for the Under at +100.

As always, make sure you check the sportsbooks you have access to in your state for the best MLB odds and lines.

According to DimersBOT, the Cubs (+1.5) have a 64% chance of covering the run line, while the Over/Under total of 8 runs has a 56% chance of going Over.

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Best Bets for Mets vs. Cubs


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Dimers has full coverage of Thursday's Mets-Cubs matchup, including pregame predictions, computer picks, and live win probabilities.

Remember, DimersBOT updates often, so keep an eye on this article for the latest betting analysis ahead of Mets vs. Cubs on Thursday May 25, 2023.


Mets vs. Cubs 2023

Thursday's action between the Cubs and Mets at Wrigley Field is scheduled to commence at 7:40PM ET.

  • Who: New York Mets vs. Chicago Cubs
  • Date: Thursday May 25, 2023
  • Time: 7:40PM ET / 4:40PM PT
  • Venue: Wrigley Field

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Dimers' picks are made after 10,000 simulations per game, using reliable and up-to-date data sources and analytical methods.

While our Mets vs. Cubs predictions can help you make informed decisions, it's vital that you only bet what you can afford to lose and manage your bankroll effectively.

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What MLB Games Are on Today?

The Mets and Cubs aren't the only two MLB teams you can bet on today. DimersBOT never stops and we've got picks and best bets for every single MLB game via our MLB Predictions section.

Not only do we provide with you quality predictions, but we also have recommended bets for the Run Line, Over/Under and Moneyline. Sound good? Hell yeah it does!

In addition to MLB picks and predictions, Dimers also offers the best MLB prop bets for today, projecting home runs, RBIs, and more against the top odds available every single day of the MLB season.

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