Scheduled for June 2, 2024, at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, the Tampa Bay Rays are set to compete against the Baltimore Orioles starting at 1:35 PM. Weather forecasts predict overcast conditions for the game day. Zack Littell, with an ERA of 3.465, will start as pitcher for the Rays, while the Orioles will count on Cole Irvin, who holds a lower ERA of 2.842.\n\nIn the current season, the Rays, placed 11th in the AL East Division, have 28 wins and 31 losses, marking a .47 winning percentage. They have struggled within their division and sport a record of 9-13, situating them 5th in the division standings. On a downward trend, the team has a record of 3-7 in their last 10 games and is currently dealing with a two-game loss streak. The Rays show a slightly better performance at home with a 17-18 record, compared to their away record of 11-13.\n\nThe Orioles, on the other hand, are positioned third in the AL East Division with a strong 37-19 win-loss record, translating to a .66 winning percentage. Dominating in divisional matchups, they boast a 11-3 record. The Orioles are currently enjoying a positive run with a recent 8-2 streak in their last 10 games and a current three-game win streak. Their home record stands impressive at 21-11, which is complemented by an effective 16-8 on the road.\n\nOdds-wise, the matchup lies in favor of the Orioles. The point spread is set at -1.5, leaning towards the Orioles, and the Over/Under for total runs is positioned at 8.5. Betting lines for the game have the Orioles favored significantly with a moneyline of -144, while the Rays, are considered underdogs at +123. This gives the Orioles a distinct edge, suggesting that the Rays will need exceptional play to overcome the odds.\n\nBoth teams have displayed polarized performances this season, making this an interesting match to watch, especially with how they handle the strategies against each other’s key pitchers.