On May 5, 2024, the Miami Marlins are set to clash with the Oakland Athletics at Oakland Coliseum, starting at 4:07 PM under scattered clouds. Spearheading the pitching for the Marlins is Sixto Sánchez, carrying an ERA of 8.357. For the Athletics, Joe Boyle will take the mound, featuring an ERA of 6.075.

The Marlins are currently 15th in the 2024 NL East Division with a record of 6 wins and 24 losses (winning percentage of 0.20), placing them last in their division with a record of 1-9. Their performance in the last 10 games includes 2 wins and they are presently on a 7-game losing streak. They have struggled both at home (2-15) and on the road (4-9), with their day game performance slightly better at 4-2 compared to night games at 2 wins. The team has scored a total of 104 runs while giving up 168.

Conversely, the Oakland Athletics find themselves in 12th place within the 2024 AL West Division, sporting a 13-17 record which results in a 0.43 winning percentage. They are 3rd in their division at 2-1 and are currently on a 2-game winning streak. The Athletics have recorded 5 home wins against 9 losses, and an even 8-8 split on the road. Their day game record stands strong at 9-4, contrasting their night game tally of 4 wins. They have accumulated 89 runs, conceding 128 in total.

Focusing on the betting odds, the point spread for this game is -1.5 and the over/under is set at 7.5. The money line for the visiting Miami Marlins is +108, indicating slight underdog status, while the Oakland Athletics have a money line of -129, marking them as the favorites. These odds suggest a competitive game with a slight edge towards the Athletics, potentially influenced by their relatively better form and home-field advantage.