Predictions for Cardinals vs. Reds: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – June 28

Friday’s contest between the St. Louis Cardinals (41-39) and the Cincinnati Reds (38-43) at Busch Stadium should be a tight matchup, as our computer prediction projects a final score of 5-4, with the Cardinals coming out on top. Game time is at 8:15 PM ET on June 28.

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Cardinals vs. Reds Matchup Info

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Cardinals vs. Reds Predictions

  • Score Prediction: Cardinals 5, Reds 4
  • Total Prediction: Over 8.5 runs

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Cardinals vs. Reds Betting Lines

Cardinals vs Reds Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Cardinals -175 +145 8.5 -102 -118

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Cardinals Betting Insights

  • St. Louis has been victorious in 19, or 51.4%, of the 37 contests it has been chosen as the favorite in this season.
  • The Cardinals have a mark of 4-3 in contests where sportsbooks favor them by -175 or better on the moneyline.
  • St. Louis and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 33 of 79 opportunities.
  • The Cardinals were the moneyline favorite for seven of their past 15 games, and they went 4-3 in those matchups.
  • In its past 15 outings — all had a set run total — St. Louis and its opponents combined to hit the over on the total six times.

Reds Betting Insights

  • Cincinnati has been the moneyline underdog 45 total times this season. It has gone 18-27 in those games.
  • The Reds are 2-3 (winning 40% of their games) when playing as a moneyline underdog of +145 or longer.
  • Cincinnati has played in 81 games with an over/under set, and it has combined with opponents to go over the total 35 times (35-43-3).
  • In eight games over their past 15 matchups when set as underdogs by bookmakers, the Reds had a record of 3-5.
  • In its past 15 games with a total, Cincinnati and its opponents are 5-10-0 when it comes to hitting the over.

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Cardinals vs. Reds Probable Pitchers

Cardinals’ Starting Pitcher: Andre Pallante

  • The 25-year-old has pitched in 14 games this season with a 5.23 ERA and 7.2 strikeouts per nine innings with a batting average against of .292.
  • Andre Pallante’s team won his only start as a favorite this season.
  • Pallante’s team is 3-2 when he starts this season.
  • Games started by Pallante have a 2-3-0 record at hitting the over this season.

Reds’ Starting Pitcher: Frankie Montás

  • The 31-year-old has amassed an ERA of 4.48, with 7.2 strikeouts per nine innings in 14 games this season. Opposing batters have a .245 batting average against him.
  • The Reds have been the moneyline underdog in nine of Montás’ starts this season, and they went 1-8 in those matchups.
  • Montás’ team is 4-10 in his 14 starts.
  • Montás’ starts with a set total this season have gone over the run total in six of 14 games.

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Cardinals’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 41-39
Home 22-17
Road 19-22
One-Run Games 14-11
Scoring 5+ Runs 24-7

Reds’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 38-43
Home 20-23
Road 18-20
One-Run Games 6-14
Scoring 5+ Runs 26-6

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