On the evening of May 9, 2024, the Cleveland Guardians are set to take on the Chicago White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field, starting at 7:40 PM. The match might see some light rain, adding an extra challenge for the players.

Ben Lively will lead the charge for the Guardians, entering the game with an impressive 2.077 ERA. His counterpart from the White Sox, Erick Fedde, will step onto the mound with a 3.462 ERA. The Guardians have surged to first place in the 2024 AL Central Division with a strong 19-9 record. Their recent form has been formidable, boasting 7 wins in their last 10 outings, despite coming off a loss. With a solid 11-5 record on the road, they hope to maintain their momentum. On the flip side, the White Sox have struggled this season, ranking last in the division with a 6-23 record. They are particularly wanting at home with only 5 wins in 15 games.

Looking at the betting odds, the Guardians are favored to win, with an AwayTeamMoneyLine set at -161. The Chicago White Sox, despite their struggles, stand at a HomeTeamMoneyLine of 135, indicating a potential for an upset. The point spread suggests a close game with 1.5 runs, while the over/under is pegged at 8.0, promising some action for both teams’ offenses.