Predictions for Cardinals vs. Reds: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – June 29

Saturday’s contest at Busch Stadium has the St. Louis Cardinals (42-39) matching up with the Cincinnati Reds (38-44) at 2:15 PM ET (on June 29). Our computer prediction projects a close 5-4 win for the Cardinals, so it should be a tight matchup.

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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: Under 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 -130 +110 8.5 -120 +100

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Cardinals Betting Insights

  • St. Louis has been the favorite in 38 games this season, and has come away with the win 20 times (52.6%) in those contests.
  • The Cardinals have a mark of 14-14 in contests where oddsmakers favor them by -130 or better on the moneyline.
  • St. Louis’ games have gone over the total in 33 of 80 opportunities.
  • The Cardinals went 4-3 across the seven games in which they were moneyline favorites in their past 15 matchups.
  • In its past 15 matchups, St. Louis and its opponents combined to go over the run total six times (all 15 of the games had set totals).

Reds Betting Insights

  • Cincinnati has won 18 of the 46 games it was the underdog on the moneyline this season (39.1%).
  • When they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +110 or longer, the Reds have an 11-18 record (winning only 37.9% of their games).
  • Cincinnati has played in 82 games with an over/under set, and it has combined with opponents to go over the total 35 times (35-44-3).
  • The Reds have played as underdogs in nine of their past 15 games and won three of those contests.
  • 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: Sonny Gray

  • The 34-year-old has an ERA of 2.81, a 4.68 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a WHIP of .948 in 14 games this season.
  • Sonny Gray’s team has won 75% of his starts when they are favored on the moneyline (9-3).
  • Gray’s team has a 10-4 record in his starts this season.
  • Games Gray has started this season hit the over six times in 14 chances.

Reds’ Starting Pitcher: Carson Spiers

  • He has a 3.45 ERA and 7.2 strikeouts per nine innings while opponents are hitting .266 against him over his seven games this season.
  • The Reds were the underdog on the moneyline for one Carson Spiers start this season — they lost.
  • His team split the two matchups he’s appeared in this season.
  • Spiers’ two starts with a total this season finished 1-1-0 against the total.

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Cardinals’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 42-39
Home 23-17
Road 19-22
One-Run Games 15-11
Scoring 5+ Runs 24-7

Reds’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 38-44
Home 20-23
Road 18-21
One-Run Games 6-15
Scoring 5+ Runs 26-6

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