BetAnySports’ MLB Pick of the Week: Chicago Cubs vs. New York Mets- Tuesday, June 30

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BetAnySports’ MLB Pick of the Week

Chicago Cubs vs. New York Mets- Tuesday, June 30

The Chicago Cubs and the New York Mets kick-off a three-game set at Citi Field this Tuesday night in a nationally broadcast matchup on ESPN. BetAnySports has opened the Cubs as even +100 road underdogs with the money line odds on New York set at -110. The total in this game has been set at 7.

The Cubs will be looking to snap a five-game skid that includes a three-game sweep at the hands of St. Louis this past weekend on the road. They are now 39-35 on the year with a road record of 19-20. The total has stayed UNDER in six of their last seven games behind a lineup that has only managed to score a total of 11 runs in those seven contests. On the year, Chicago is ranked 10th in the National League in scoring with an average of 3.99 runs a game.

Look for Kyle Kendricks to get the start for the Cubs on Tuesday night. The right-hander gave-up two home runs in his last start against the Los Angeles Dodgers to get pinned with his third loss over his past five starts. He is now 2-4 on the year with an ERA of 4.46 and a 1.22 WHIP.

The Mets’ current winning streak stands at four games following a three-game weekend sweep of Cincinnati at home. This recent reversal in fortunes snapped a seven-game road losing streak dating back to an 8-0 loss to Toronto on June 17 as +180 road underdogs. The total has stayed UNDER in 11 of their last 13 games as a direct result of a lineup that has only managed to score a total of 29 runs during this same stretch. New York remains just 2.5 games off the pace set by Washington in the NL East with an overall record of 40-27. It has been extremely productive at home with a record of 29-11.

Jonathon Niese has been penciled-in as the Mets starter on Tuesday night. He has had his issues on the mound lately as well with five losses in his last eight starts. The right-hander did hold Milwaukee to two earned runs on eight hits in his last start, but his ERA on the year is still an elevated 4.12 with a 1.52 WHIP.

I actually like the Cubs as road underdogs on BetAnySports’ money line odds, but my pick for this one is the UNDER on a total line of 7 in a matchup of two teams really struggling to score runs right now.

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Dirty has been an employee or owner of some of the top online sports gambling forums since 1998. He worked at EOG.com from it's inception until 2008 when he left and opened GamblingIQ and then in 2012 opened Handicappers Hidaway. He has written hundreds af articles over the years and always has his "Dirty Dozen" College Football poll up starting the first week of October.
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