On the evening of May 14, 2024, at 09:40 PM, the Kansas City Royals will challenge the Seattle Mariners at T-Mobile Park under overcast skies. Pitching for the Royals will be Michael Wacha, who enters the game with a 5.153 ERA. Opposing him on the mound for the Mariners will be Logan Gilbert, boasting a commendable 2.942 ERA.

In the 2024 AL Central Division, the Royals are currently 5th with a 25-18 record, demonstrating a 0.58 winning percentage. They show a promising record in divisional matchups with 8 wins and 5 losses. Despite a recent loss, the Royals have won 5 out of their last 10 games. Their on-the-road performance reveals an even 10-10 record.

Conversely, the Mariners are positioned 6th in the AL West Division with a 23-19 record and a 0.55 winning percentage. They lead their division in encounters, holding a 6-3 record against division opponents. The Mariners have also won their last two games and have a solid 14-9 home record.

As sports enthusiasts look forward to this matchup, betting odds indicate a competitive game. The point spread is set at -1.5 in favor of Seattle, with an over/under of 7.5 runs, suggesting a lower-scoring affair. The money line odds are -157 for the home team Mariners and +131 for the visiting Royals, underlining the Mariners as favorites in this encounter.