On the evening of May 13, 2024, the Chicago Cubs will challenge the Atlanta Braves at Truist Park, with the first pitch scheduled for 7:20 PM under expected light rainfall conditions. Shota Imanaga will represent the Cubs on the mound, entering the game with an impressive 1.080 ERA. On the Braves’ side, Reynaldo López is slated to pitch, boasting an ERA of 1.528. The Cubs currently sit 5th in the 2024 NL Central Division with a 24-17 record, showcasing a .59 winning percentage. Their division performance includes 4 wins and 2 losses. Recently, the Cubs have managed 5 victories in their last 10 outings and are riding a winning streak of 1 game. They have secured 13 wins at home versus 6 losses and have an even 11-11 record on the road. During day games, the team has accumulated 11 wins, while achieving 13 in night games, tallying up 195 runs scored against 177 allowed. Meanwhile, the Braves hold the 3rd rank in the NL East Division with a 24-13 record, which communicates a .65 winning percentage. Their divisional play shows 10 wins to 5 losses. Like the Cubs, the Braves have also won 5 of their last 10 games but are currently on a 1 game losing streak. They boast a strong home record of 13-4 and an 11-9 record on the road, winning 9 day games and 15 night games, having scored 183 runs and conceded 138. Regarding the betting odds, the Braves are slightly favored with a point spread of -1.5. The over-under for the game is set at 8.0, indicative of expected moderate scoring. In terms of money lines, the Braves are marked at -144, making them the favorites, while the underdog Cubs are tagged at +122. Bettors might lean towards the Braves based on their strong home record and overall performance, though the Cubs’ robust pitching could very well tilt the scales.