On June 5, 2024, the Tampa Bay Rays will go head-to-head with the Miami Marlins at loanDepot Park. The first pitch is scheduled for 6:40 PM under what is expected to be a clear sky with few clouds. Zach Eflin will take the mound for the Rays, carrying a 4.119 ERA into the matchup while Braxton Garrett will pitch for the Marlins, showcasing an ERA of 4.563. In 2024, the Rays find themselves 8th in the AL East with a 30-31 record, striving for improvement after capturing 5 wins in their latest 10 matchups and currently riding a two-game winning streak. Meanwhile, the Marlins trail in the NL East, stationed at 15th with a disappointing 21-40 season so far but still battling in each game. As they strive to overcome a three-game losing skid, the home field has proven less than advantageous with an 11-22 record at loanDepot Park. Regarding betting odds for this game, the Rays are favored with a -128 money line as the away team, while the Marlins are at +109 at home. The point spread is set at 1.5, and the over/under for the game is predicted at 7.5, indicating expectations of a closely contested clash. These odds underscore the tight competition typically observed when these Florida rivals meet, promising an intriguing contest of divisional dynamics and team strategies.