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The Chicago Cubs and the New York Mets will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at Citi Field.

Travis Wood will be the starting pitcher for the Cubs on this day. Left hander Wood is 7-9 this season with a 4.86 ERA.

The Mets will counter Wood with Zack Wheeler. Right hander Wheeler has a 3.40 ERA to go along with a 7-8 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Mets listed as 143-moneyline favorites versus the Cubs, while the game's total is sitting at 7.

New York was a 4-1 loser in its last match at home against the Nationals. They lost as +145 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Chicago lost its last outing, a 6-2 result against the Brewers on August 14. Bettors who backed the Brewers at -128 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Chicago:
Team record: 52-68
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi Cubs's last 6 games
Chi Cubs is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Chi Cubs is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chi Cubs's last 10 games on the road
New York:
Team record: 57-65
Current Streak: lost 3 straight games.
NY Mets is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
NY Mets is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games at home
NY Mets is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Chi Cubs
NY Mets is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
Next up:
Chi Cubs at NY Mets Saturday, August 16