On the evening of May 13, 2024, at 7:40 pm, the Pittsburgh Pirates are set to go head-to-head with the Milwaukee Brewers at American Family Field. Inclement weather conditions featuring light rain are expected during the game.

Mitch Keller will take the mound for the Pirates, entering the game with a 4.408 ERA. On the Brewers’ side, Colin Rea will pitch, boasting a more favorable ERA of 3.287.

In terms of standings within the 2024 NL Central Division, the Pirates are currently 11th with a record of 18 wins and 23 losses, indicating a .440 winning percentage. Despite being third in the division, they’ve shown some resilience in recent matches, securing 4 wins out of their last 10 games but suffering a recent loss. They’ve been more competitive in day games, where they have achieved 11 victories.

Conversely, the Brewers hold a stronger position, ranking 4th with a 24-16 record, reflecting a .600 winning percentage, and leading the division in games within. Their performance has been moderately steady both at home (10-8) and on the road (14-8), with an equal split between day and night game victories (12 each).

As for betting odds, the point spread favors the Brewers at -1.5. The over/under for the game is set at 8.0, suggesting expectations for a moderate scoreline. The odds also favor the Brewers with a Home Team Money Line at -139, compared to the Pirates at an Away Team Money Line of +117. These numbers hint at the Brewers having a slight edge in this matchup, potentially influenced by their stronger season performance and home-field advantage.