On the sunny afternoon of May 12, 2024, an exciting Major League Baseball game is set to unfold at loanDepot Park as the Philadelphia Phillies take on the Miami Marlins starting at 1:40 PM. Perfect clear skies are expected to enhance the day’s gameplay.

Philadelphia’s ace, Zack Wheeler, will take the helm with an impressive ERA of 1.642, facing Miami’s Braxton Garrett, who notably starts with an ERA of 0.000. As current leaders of the 2024 NL East Division, the Phillies boast a strong record of 28-12, reflecting a winning percentage of 0.70 and are riding a two-game winning streak. Their performance has been solid both at home (15-7) and away (13-5), with a particular prowess in night games where they’ve secured 18 victories.

Conversely, the Miami Marlins find themselves struggling at the bottom of the standings with only 10 wins against 31 losses, a winning percentage of 0.24. They have lost their last five games and hold a weak home (5-17) and away (5-14) record this season.

Betting odds for this matchup suggest a clear tilt in favor of the Phillies. The Point Spread is set at 1.5, meaning the Phillies are favored to win by at least 2 runs. The Over/Under for total runs scored in the game is established at 7.0, indicating expectations for a relatively low-scoring affair. In the moneyline market, the odds are -237 for the Phillies, making them strong favorites, while the Marlins are underdogs at +195. These odds reflect the Phillies’ stronger recent performances and overall standing compared to the Marlins’ struggles.