The New York Mets and the Chicago Cubs play the second game of this three-game series later tonight. Check out our preview of this Mets vs Cubs matchup in the 2023 MLB regular season. There are more baseball game previews to read here at TopBet, so feel free to look around and make bets on more games once you’re ready.
Betting Preview for the New York Mets vs Chicago Cubs MLB Regular Season Game on May 24, 2023
Where: Wrigley Field, Chicago
When: Wednesday, May 24, 2023, 7:40 PM ET
TV Broadcast: MLBN/ESPN
Betting on the New York Mets (-1.5)
Regular Season Record: 25-24
Starting for the Mets in this game will be Kodai Senga. In his most recent appearance, Senga surrendered only an earned run on three hits with 12 strikeouts and three walks in 6.0 innings of an 8-7 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays at home last Wednesday. Pete Alonso has been showing incredible power of late with four homers and a .708 slugging percentage in his last six games.
The Mets are 5-1 in their last six games overall. They are also 4-1 in their last five outings after a loss.
Betting on the Chicago Cubs (+1.5)
Regular Season Record: 21-26
Starting for the Mets in this game will be Marcus Stroman. In his most recent appearance, Stroman allowed an earned run on three hits with four strikeouts and two walks in 6.0 innings of a 10-1 win on the road against the Philadelphia Phillies last Friday. Stroman is 3-4 with a 3.05 ERA this season, so far. and Christopher Morel and Seiya Suzuki will look to stay hot, as they have a 1.763 OPS and 1.444 OPS over the last five Cubs games, respectively.
The Cubs are 6-0 in their last six home games versus a team with a winning record. They are also 13-6 in their last 19 Wednesday games.
The Mets win, 5-4.
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