The Atlanta Braves are set to compete against the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park on May 26, 2024, starting at 1:35 PM under partly cloudy skies. Ace pitcher Chris Sale, with an impressive ERA of 2.224, will lead the mound for the Braves. The Pirates will counter with Martín Pérez, who holds an ERA of 4.804. Currently, the Braves are third in the 2024 NL East Division with a solid 29-20 record and are performing strongly within their division (10-5). Despite a recent slump marked by two consecutive losses, they have a fair divisional and day-night game balance, totaling 224 runs scored against 184 allowed. Conversely, the Pittsburgh Pirates are 10th in the NL Central with a 25-28 record. They exhibit a balanced divisional record of 7-7 and are trying to build on a two-game winning streak, having scored 213 runs but conceded 212. Betting enthusiasts will find interesting odds for this game. The point spread is set at 1.5 in favor of the Braves. The total over/under for the game stands at 8.0 runs, suggesting a moderate scoring game. For money line bets, the Braves are favored with -220 odds while the Pirates are underdogs at +184. These odds reflect the Braves’ stronger season performance and the pitching advantage with Sale on the mound.