On the evening of May 22, 2024, Wrigley Field will serve as the battleground when the Atlanta Braves take on the Chicago Cubs at 7:40 PM under scattered clouds. Leading the charge for the Braves will be ace Max Fried, whose ERA stands at 3.805. Opposing him from the mound for the Cubs will be Justin Steele, currently with a higher ERA of 5.211.\n\nAs it stands in the 2024 NL East Division, the Braves are third with a 27-18 record, a win rate of 0.600, and showing decent form with 4 wins in their last 10 games. They’re also coming off a recent loss. The Cubs, ranked fifth in the NL Central Division with a 27-22 record, translate to a 0.550 winning percentage. They’ve evenly split their last 10 games and are coming into this game with a win.\n\nLooking at the game betting odds, the Braves are the slight favorites. The point spread stands at 1.5 in favor of Atlanta, indicating expectations of a relatively narrow victory margin. The over/under for the game is set at 9.0, which points towards anticipation of a moderately high-scoring game. With the Braves at a -138 on the money line and the Cubs at +117, the odds are leaning toward an Atlanta win, but suggest that Chicago could very well put up a strong fight.