The New York Mets are set to clash with the Cleveland Guardians on May 20, 2024, at Progressive Field, commencing at 6:10 PM under a light rain forecast. Pitching for the Mets will be Tylor Megill, who carries a solid ERA of 2.250, while Ben Lively, with an ERA of 3.062, will take the mound for the Guardians.

In the race for the 2024 NL East Division, the Mets find themselves in 9th place with a record of 21-25, resulting in a winning percentage of .460. Despite struggling in divisional matchups with 5 wins and 8 losses, they show a recent modest uptick with 3 victories over their last 10 games and currently enjoy a one-game winning streak. The Mets’ home and away records stand at 10-14 and 11-11, respectively.

Conversely, the Guardians hold 3rd place in the AL Central Division with an impressive 30-17 record, translating to a .640 winning percentage and topping their division. They’ve managed 6 wins in their recent 10 outings and have built a three-game winning streak. Cleveland shows strong home and road game performances with records of 15-6 and 15-11 respectively.

Turning our focus to the betting odds, the Guardians are favorites with a point spread of -1.5 and a money line of -128. For those eyeing an upset or close game, the Mets stand at a money line of +109. The over/under for the game is set at 8.5, indicating expectations of a moderately high-scoring affair between these two teams.