Scheduled for May 13, 2024, at Comerica Park, the Miami Marlins will clash with the Detroit Tigers at 6:40 PM. The forecast predicts overcast skies for the game day.

The Marlins will send Sixto Sánchez to the mound, who has struggled this season, recording a 7.500 ERA. Contrasting him will be Matt Manning for the Tigers, who holds a more favorable ERA of 4.235. Examining the 2024 season standings, the Marlins are at the bottom of the NL East with a dismal 11-31 record. Their performance in the division is equally lackluster with only 2 wins against 11 losses. On the other hand, the Tigers display a balanced 20-20 record in the AL Central, positioning them middle in their division with a 10-6 divisional record.

Focusing on the betting odds for this matchup, the point spread is set at -1.5 favoring the Detroit Tigers, and the over/under for total runs scored is marked at 8.0. For those betting on money lines, the Tigers are the favorites with a line of -168, while the Marlins are underdogs at +141. These statistics highlight the challenges faced by the Marlins and suggest the Tigers might have the upper hand, especially given their stronger pitching performance and better balanced season outcomes.