Set your calendars for June 23, 2024, when the New York Mets take on the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field, starting at 7:10 PM. The forecast suggests favorable weather conditions for the game.

David Peterson will be starting as pitcher for the Mets, entering the game with a respectable 3.971 ERA. His counterpart from the Cubs, Javier Assad, boasts an impressive ERA of 2.746.

In terms of standings within the 2024 NL East Division, the Mets are currently 11th with a record of 34-37, reflecting a win percentage of 0.48. They are 4th within their division with 11-10 in divisional matchups. The team has shown strong recent performance, winning 8 of their last 10 games and is on a six-game winning streak. They have a home record of 18-23 and a slightly better road record of 16-14. Their day and night game records stand at 16 and 18 wins, respectively, with a total of 327 runs scored against 333 runs allowed.

On the other hand, the Chicago Cubs are ranked 13th in the 2024 NL Central Division standings, holding a 34-39 record which gives them a 0.47 win percentage. They are 5th in their division with a 9-17 divisional record. The Cubs have won 3 of their last 10 games and are currently experiencing a two-game losing streak. They boast a home record of 19-16 and a road record of 15-23, with 14 day game wins against 20 night game wins. The Cubs have scored 304 runs while conceding 322 runs this season.

Both teams are seeking to improve their standings, making this upcoming matchup a critical juncture in their season.