Chicago Cubs: Fourth NL Championship Series
From a Billy goat to a black cat to Steve Bartman, few franchises have endured more “curses” than the Chicago Cubs. All of those superstitions can be put to rest once and for all if the Cubbies can capture the 2015 MLB Fall Classic. After putting away the Pittsburgh Pirates and St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago is playing in the National League Championship Series for just the fourth time in franchise history. In their last NLCS appearance back in 2003, Chicago lost 4-3 to Florida - after the Cubs jumped out to a 3-1 series lead against the Marlins. Following a dominating 4-0 win over the Pirates in the NL Wild Card game, the Cubs dropped a 4-0 decision to St. Louis in Game 1 of the NLDS. Putting the loss behind them, the Cubs cruised to three straight wins vs the Cardinals - by a 20-13 combined count. Chicago is a red-hot 19-5 over their last 21 contests and we fell that they are World Series bound.
New York Mets: Making an eighth NL Championship Series appearance
Although the wait has been slightly shorter for New York fans, it’s been a while since the Mets have appeared in the NLCS as well. Making their eighth appearance, their first since they lost 4-3 to St. Louis 2006, New York is 4-3 in the NL Championship Series. After winning the National League East with a 90-72 record, by seven games over the Washington Nationals, New York won their NLDS matchup with the Los Angeles Dodgers by a 3-2 count. In a series where neither team won two straight games, the Mets polished off the Dodgers with a 3-2 victory in Game 5 on the road in Los Angeles on Thursday night. New York did just enough to beat the Dodgers as they scored three runs in two of their victories that sandwiched their 13-7 explosion in Game 3. New York stumbled some down the stretch as they closed out the regular season with a rather dismal 7-11 record. Their recent play is a concern.
Mets vs Cubs NLCS Game 1 Call: Although they were all played before New York retooled at the MLB trade deadline, Chicago swept the season series by a 7-0 count and a combined 27-11 final score that included two shutouts. Cubs LHP Jon Lester (11-12 ERA 3.34) faces Mets RHP Matt Harvey (13-8 ERA 2.71 ) in the rumble on the rubber tonight. While we're always a little leery of prices that appear to be a “gift” from the bookmakers - Chicago getting a head start in this contest is very appealing. This is especially true since we like the Cubs to win outright here. We’ll take the help and back Chicago with a 1000 unit wager on the run line price posted at the SportsBetting.ag online sportsbook.
Chicago Cubs vs New York Mets – SportsBetting.ag NLCS Game I Wagering Lines
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There the winner will take on the winner of the other semi-final, between the defending champions Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Los Angeles Rams after they both survived the Wildcard weekend too.
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