The clash between the Miami Marlins and the Los Angeles Dodgers on May 7, 2024, at Dodger Stadium promises to be an enthralling encounter, with the first pitch slated for 10:10 pm under a clear sky. On the pitcher’s mound, Edward Cabrera will represent the Marlins, entering the game with an ERA of 6.052. Opposing him for the Dodgers will be Yoshinobu Yamamoto, who sports a more commendable ERA of 2.912.

This season, the Marlins find themselves struggling at the bottom of the NL East Division with a 6-24 record, which calculates to a winning percentage of just 0.20. They’re also placed 5th in their division with a poor 1-9 record against divisional rivals and have only managed 2 wins in their last 10 games, currently facing a 7-game losing slide. Their road performances show a slightly better output with 4 wins out of 13 games. In the broader scope, the team has accumulated just 104 runs while letting in 168.

Conversely, the Los Angeles Dodgers are positioned 3rd in the NL West Division with a healthier 19-12 record and a 0.61 winning percentage. Leading their division based on wins against divisional opponents with a 6-3 record, they’ve managed 7 wins in their last 10 outings and have a slight advantage with a 1-game winning streak. The Dodgers also show a balanced performance both at home (9-8) and on the road (10-4), with their night game wins (12) outdoing their day game victories (7). The team’s run tally stands positive at 166, with 124 runs conceded.

Betting odds indicate a challenging night for the Marlins, reflected by a PointSpread of -1.5 favoring the Dodgers. With an Over/Under set at 8.0, it suggests anticipation of moderate scoring. The betting lines significantly favor the home team, as indicated by Miami’s MoneyLine of +265 compared to the Dodgers’ -335. This points a clear advantage to the Dodgers, likely reflecting their superior season performance and pitching advantage in this matchup.