Tuesday's contest between the Chicago Cubs (20-26) and the New York Mets (25-23) at Wrigley Field should be a tight matchup, as our computer prediction projects a final score of 4-3, with the Cubs taking home the win. Game time is at 7:40 PM ET on May 23.

This contest's pitching matchup is set, as the Cubs will send Drew Smyly (4-1) to the mound, while Tylor Megill (5-2) will take the ball for the Mets.

Cubs vs. Mets Game Info & Odds

  • When: Tuesday, May 23, 2023 at 7:40 PM ET
  • Where: Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois
  • How to Watch on TV: MARQ
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Cubs vs. Mets Score Prediction

Our pick for this matchup is Cubs 4, Mets 3.

Total Prediction for Cubs vs. Mets

  • Total Prediction: Under 8.5 runs

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Cubs Performance Insights

  • The Cubs are favored for the first time in a while, as they have not been the favorite in their last 10 games.
  • When it comes to hitting the over, Chicago and its opponents are 9-1-0 in its last 10 games with a total.
  • Sportsbooks have not set a spread for any of the Cubs' last 10 games.
  • The Cubs have been favorites in 21 games this season and won 10 (47.6%) of those contests.
  • This season Chicago has won 10 of its 21 games, or 47.6%, when favored by at least -115 on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 53.5% chance of a victory for the Cubs.
  • Chicago has scored 220 runs (4.8 per game) this season, which ranks 11th in MLB.
  • The Cubs' 4.09 team ERA ranks 13th across all MLB pitching staffs.

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Cubs Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
May 16 @ Astros L 7-3 Justin Steele vs Cristian Javier
May 17 @ Astros L 7-6 Drew Smyly vs J.P. France
May 19 @ Phillies W 10-1 Marcus Stroman vs Ranger Suárez
May 20 @ Phillies L 12-3 Jameson Taillon vs Aaron Nola
May 21 @ Phillies L 2-1 Justin Steele vs Taijuan Walker
May 23 Mets - Drew Smyly vs Tylor Megill
May 24 Mets - Marcus Stroman vs Kodai Senga
May 25 Mets - Jameson Taillon vs Carlos Carrasco
May 26 Reds - Justin Steele vs Hunter Greene
May 27 Reds - Justin Steele vs Brandon Williamson
May 28 Reds - Drew Smyly vs Graham Ashcraft