Wednesday's game features the St. Louis Cardinals (22-28) and the Cincinnati Reds (20-28) clashing at Great American Ball Park in what is expected to be a competitive matchup, with a projected 6-4 victory for the Cardinals according to our computer prediction. Game time is at 6:40 PM ET on May 24.

The Cardinals will give the nod to Steven Matz (0-5) against the Reds and Ben Lively (1-2).

Reds vs. Cardinals Game Info & Odds

  • When: Wednesday, May 24, 2023 at 6:40 PM ET
  • Where: Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • How to Watch on TV: BSOH
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Reds vs. Cardinals Score Prediction

Our pick for this matchup is Cardinals 6, Reds 5.

Total Prediction for Reds vs. Cardinals

  • Total Prediction: Under 10.5 runs

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Reds Performance Insights

  • The Reds have played as the underdog in nine of their past 10 games and have gone 3-6 in those contests.
  • In its previous 10 games with a total, Cincinnati and its opponents have combined to exceed the over/under on six occasions.
  • Oddsmakers have not posted a spread in any of the Reds' past 10 matchups.
  • The Reds have been victorious in 13, or 37.1%, of the 35 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season.
  • Cincinnati has a win-loss record of 6-10 when favored by +135 or worse by bookmakers this year.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Reds have a 42.6% chance of walking away with the win.
  • Averaging 4.3 runs per game (206 total), Cincinnati is the 22nd-highest scoring team in baseball.
  • Reds pitchers have a combined ERA of 5.11 ERA this year, which ranks 28th in MLB.

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Reds Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
May 19 Yankees L 6-2 Ben Lively vs Clarke Schmidt
May 20 Yankees L 7-4 Luke Weaver vs Jhony Brito
May 21 Yankees L 4-1 Hunter Greene vs Luis Severino
May 22 Cardinals W 6-5 Brandon Williamson vs Jordan Montgomery
May 23 Cardinals L 8-5 Graham Ashcraft vs Adam Wainwright
May 24 Cardinals - Ben Lively vs Steven Matz
May 25 Cardinals - Luke Weaver vs Miles Mikolas
May 26 @ Cubs - Hunter Greene vs Justin Steele
May 27 @ Cubs - Brandon Williamson vs Justin Steele
May 28 @ Cubs - Graham Ashcraft vs Drew Smyly
May 30 @ Red Sox - Ben Lively vs Brayan Bello