The Cleveland Guardians are set to take on the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Field on May 13, 2024, with first pitch scheduled for 8:05 PM. Overcast conditions are expected for the game day.

Tanner Bibee will lead the pitching for the Guardians with an ERA of 4.909, while Michael Lorenzen will take the mound for the Rangers, carrying an ERA of 4.655. Currently, in the AL Central Division, the Guardians hold the third spot with a 25-16 record, demonstrating a 0.61 winning percentage and a divisional record of 7-5. Their performance includes a strong showing in both home (12-6) and away (13-10) games.

Conversely, the Rangers find themselves in seventh place within the AL West Division with a record of 22-20, reflecting a 0.52 winning percentage. Their divisional record stands at 8-9. The Rangers have secured a nearly even split in home (10-9) and away (12-11) games performance.

In terms of betting odds, the Rangers are slightly favored. The point spread is set at -1.5, suggesting the Rangers need to win by at least 2 runs for a wager on them to pay off. The over/under for total runs scored in the game is established at 8.5, indicating a moderate scoring game is expected by oddsmakers. For moneyline bets, the Guardians and Rangers are positioned closely, with away odds at -101 and home odds at -119, respectively. Given these odds, the matchup is anticipated to be tightly contested, likely dictated by bullpen performance and clutch hitting.