On Tuesday, August 30, the St. Louis Cardinals (74-54) will pay a visit to the Cincinnati Reds (50-76) at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati for a regular season matchup. With the regular season winding down, each of these teams will surely be vying for a win in this one. Don’t forget to get get your picks in and catch the first pitch at 6:40 PM ET!
For context about Tuesday’s game, how have the Reds and the Cardinals performed against each other in the past?
This season, these franchises have fought in 10 matchups, and the Reds have earned a win four times against their opponents. In their most recent meeting on July 24, 2022, the score was 6-3 in favor of the Cincinnati Reds. The Reds had two runs and five hits, whereas the Cardinals racked up six runs on six hits. We’ll see what unfolds when it all goes down at Great American Ball Park.
Betting Preview for the St. Louis Cardinals vs Cincinnati Reds MLB Game on August 30 2022
Where: Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, OH
When: Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at 6:40 PM ET
Betting on the St. Louis Cardinals
Record: (74W-54L) | National League Central Standing: 1
The Cardinals beat the Atlanta Braves 6-3 the last time they met on Sunday, and we can’t wait to find out if they can come away victorious in this one. The overall regular season batting average for the team right now is .257 and specifically Paul Goldschmidt is leading the squad with a .341 average. In terms of defense, the team is carrying an ERA of 3.82 and a .988 fielding percentage. Before you place your bets based on the teams’ recent performances, be sure to consult our odds analysis!
Absences and Injuries
Regarding inactive players,the Cardinals are missing Alexander Reyes (Shoulder), Steven Matz (Knee), Jack Flaherty (Shoulder), and Drew VerHagen (Hip).
Betting on the Cincinnati Reds
Record: (50W-76L) | National League Central Standing: 4
In their last game on Sunday, the Reds were beaten by the Washington Nationals by a score of 3-2. For the regular season, the overall batting average for the team is currently .242 as James Farmer leads the club hitting .269. Defensively speaking, the Reds hold an ERA of 4.98 and a fielding percentage of .985. Make sure you review our odds assessment further down so you have all the info you need at your fingertips!
Absences and Injuries
It’s confirmed that the Reds will play without Antonio Santillan (Back), Lucas Sims (Back), Christian Greene (Shoulder), Reinaldo Almora Jr. (Shoulder), Connor Overton (Back), Matthew Reynolds (Hip), Timothy James Zeuch (Back), Robert Dugger (Shoulder), Jeffrey Hoffman (Forearm), Aramis Garcia (Finger), Tyler Stephenson (Clavicle), Justin Wilson (Elbow), Douglas Ashcraft (Biceps), Vladimir Gutierrez (Forearm), Daniel Duarte (Elbow), Joseph Votto (Rotator Cuff), Michael Moustakas (Calf), and Tejay Antone (Elbow).
St. Louis Cardinals vs Cincinnati Reds | Moneyline, Over/Under and Point Spread Odds
Moneyline Pick: St. Louis Cardinals (-6000) at FanDuel
Safe money is on the St. Louis Cardinals as they are considered the favorite in this showdown. The squad is enjoying an effective August so far, coming into the game as they boast a winning percentage of 76% for this month, accounting a total of 19 wins. Meanwhile, the Cincinnati Reds’ winning percentage is lower at 40% for this month, a record of 10 victories in total.
Over/Under Pick: Under 18 Total Runs (-128) at FanDuel
Before you place your bet, don’t forgot to take into account that the projected over/under for this matchup is under 18. This means that the total number of runs for both teams is predicted to be under 18.
Runline Pick: St. Louis Cardinals -6.5 Runs (+100) at FanDuel
The St. Louis Cardinals will need to win by the amount of the spread or more in order to cover the oddsmakers’ runline of -6.5.
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