On the evening of June 17, 2024, at 6:40 PM, the St. Louis Cardinals are set to clash with the Miami Marlins at loanDepot Park. The forecast suggests a possibility of light rain during the game.

Sonny Gray will lead the charge for the Cardinals on the pitcher’s mound, carrying a commendable ERA of 3.015. In the opposing camp, Braxton Garrett will handle pitching duties for the Marlins, despite a higher ERA of 6.097.

As of now in the 2024 season, the Cardinals find themselves sixth in the NL Central Division with a balanced record of 34 wins and 34 losses, equating to a .500 winning percentage. Their division performance mirrors their overall balance with an 8-8 record. Recently, they’ve shown form by winning six of their last ten matches, currently holding a three-game winning streak. The Cardinals have a nearly even home and away record, with 17 wins and 15 losses at home and 17 wins and 19 losses on the road. Their performance shines brighter under the night lights, with 21 out of their 34 wins coming in evening games. They have scored a total of 266 runs while conceding 301.

For the Marlins, the season looks bleak as they sit at the bottom of the NL East Division with a record of 23 wins against 46 losses, which translates to a .333 winning percentage. They struggle within their division as well, holding a 5-15 record. Their recent form isn’t promising, securing only two wins in their last ten games, and they are currently experiencing a three-game losing streak. Performance at home has been underwhelming with a 12-25 record, and similarly, their road games haven’t fared much better with 11-21. The Marlins have accumulated fewer day wins at 11, compared to 12 in night games. Throughout the season, they’ve scored 244 total runs and have allowed a substantial 354 runs.