Scheduled for a 07:20 PM start on May 31, 2024, the Oakland Athletics will challenge the Atlanta Braves at Truist Park under overcast skies. Taking the mound for Oakland will be JP Sears, noting a respectable ERA of 3.878. Atlanta counters with Reynaldo López, who boasts an impressive ERA of 1.753.

In terms of standings, the Athletics find themselves 13th in the AL West Division with a 23-35 record, demonstrating a 0.40 winning percentage. They are currently experiencing a losing streak, having acquired four wins in their last 10 outings. On the other side, the Atlanta Braves are positioned 4th in the NL East with a healthier 31-23 win-loss record and a 0.57 winning force. The Braves also are on a losing streak but maintain a strong performance in night games.

As for the betting odds, the game presents interesting numbers. The Atlanta Braves enter the game as favorites with a -1.5 point spread and a -228 money line, reflecting their better season performance and home-field advantage. The total points (over/under) for the matchup is set at 8.5. Those backing the Oakland Athletics will find value in their +188 money line odds, providing significant returns on a potential upset victory.