On the evening of May 14, 2024, at 9:38 PM, the St. Louis Cardinals will go head-to-head with the Los Angeles Angels at the Angel Stadium of Anaheim under a clear sky. The Cardinals will bring Sonny Gray to the pitcher’s mound, who holds an impressive ERA of 2.292. They’ll be up against Reid Detmers of the Angels, who has an ERA of 4.963.

As of now, in the 2024 NL Central Division, the Cardinals are 12th with a 17-24 record, showing a win rate of 41%. Their performance in divisional games stands at 1-6, and they are fourth in their division. The team has managed three wins in their last 10 matches and is currently riding a two-game winning streak. Their home and away records are 6-11 and 11-13, respectively. Notably, they have scored 146 runs and conceded 192.

Conversely, the Angels find themselves at the bottom of the 2024 AL West Division, ranking 14th with a 15-27 record and a winning percentage of 36%. They have not won any division games yet, placing them fifth in their division. With a similar recent form as the Cardinals, the Angels have three wins in their last 10 games but are on a two-game losing streak. The team has a 5-15 home record and a 10-12 away record, having scored 175 runs and allowed 217.

Diving into betting odds, the point spread is set at 1.5, with an over/under at 7.5. The money line for the Cardinals stands at -144 suggesting they are the favorites, while the Angels are less favored with a money line of +120, reflecting uncertainties and possibilites revolving their underdog status.