On the 8th of May, 2024, at 3:10 PM, the Miami Marlins and Los Angeles Dodgers are set to match up at Dodger Stadium under scattered clouds. Ryan Weathers, with an ERA of 4.542, will start for the Marlins, while Gavin Stone, carrying an ERA of 4.065, will take the mound for the Dodgers.

The Marlins find themselves at the bottom of the 2024 NL East Division standings with a 6-24 record, resulting in a .200 winning percentage. They have struggled both at home and on the road, achieving only 2 wins in 17 home games and 4 victories in 13 road games. With 104 runs scored versus 168 allowed, their recent performances have shown little signs of improvement.

Conversely, the Dodgers are performing strongly in the NL West, standing third with a 19-12 record, which equates to a .613 winning percentage. They boast a solid 9-8 home game record and an impressive 10-4 on the road. With 166 runs scored and 124 runs surrendered, they currently hold the top spot in their division based on win-loss ratio.

Betting Odds: The Dodgers are favored with a point spread of -1.5 and an over/under set at 9.0. This suggests expectations of a relatively high-scoring game. For those looking to bet the money line, the odds are set at -283 for the Dodgers and +227 for the Marlins. Given the home advantage and recent form, the Dodgers are heavily favored to continue their winning streak, which might interest those considering a straight win bet.