Cardinals vs Reds Prediction, Odds & Player Prop Bets Today – MLB, Aug 31

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  • The Cardinals (75-55) are -250 favorites vs the Reds (51-77)
  • Cardinals starting pitcher: José Quintana (4-6), 3.45 ERA
  • Reds starting pitcher: Michael Minor (3-10), 6.10 ERA
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The St. Louis Cardinals (-250) visit Great American Ball Park to take on the Cincinnati Reds (+190) on Wednesday, August 31, 2022. First pitch is scheduled for 6:40pm EDT in Cincinnati.

The Cardinals are betting favorites in this MLB matchup, with the run line sitting at -2.5 (+100).

The Cardinals vs Reds Over/Under is 9.5 total runs for the game.

So far this season, the Cardinals are 72-55 against the spread (ATS), while the Reds are 59-67 ATS.

Cardinals vs. Reds Odds, Run Line, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Cardinals-2.5 +100O 9.5 -115-250
Reds +2.5 -120U 9.5 -105+190

Cardinals vs Reds Prediction for Today’s Game

Based on recent trends the model predicts the Cardinals will win Wednesday‘s matchup with 61.6% confidence.

This prediction factors in starting pitchers, recent team and player hitting performances, the last 5 games for both the Cardinals and Reds and up-to-date player injuries.


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Best Cardinals Player Prop Bets Today

We’ve highlighted some favorite MLB player prop bets for Cardinals players for Wednesday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Brendan Donovan has hit the Hits Over in his last 14 games (+15.00 Units / 47% ROI)
  • Brendan Donovan has hit the Singles Over in 16 of his last 19 away games (+12.95 Units / 56% ROI)
  • Paul Goldschmidt has hit the Singles Over in 32 of his last 51 games (+12.95 Units / 23% ROI)
  • Corey Dickerson has hit the Hits Over in his last 10 away games (+11.40 Units / 58% ROI)
  • Nolan Arenado has hit the Total Bases Over in 19 of his last 28 away games (+10.05 Units / 31% ROI)
  • Best Reds Player Prop Best Bets Today

    And here are some favorite MLB player prop bets for Reds players for Wednesday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Jonathan India has hit the Hits Over in his last 13 games (+13.00 Units / 43% ROI)
  • Albert Almora Jr. has hit the Singles Under in 17 of his last 20 games at home (+12.90 Units / 46% ROI)
  • Donovan Solano has hit the Hits Over in 24 of his last 35 games (+10.40 Units / 15% ROI)
  • Joey Votto has hit the Hits Under in 8 of his last 9 games (+10.10 Units / 110% ROI)
  • Albert Almora Jr. has hit the Hits Under in 10 of his last 13 games at home (+9.60 Units / 73% ROI)
  • Reds vs Cardinals Home Run Prop Bets Today

    Over Under
    Alejo Lopez 0.5 +1000 0.5 -10000
    Aristides Aquino 0.5 +350 0.5 -650
    Donovan Solano 0.5 +525 0.5 -1200
    Jonathan India 0.5 +500 0.5 -1100
    Jose Barrero 0.5 +500 0.5 -1100

    Reds vs Cardinals Total Hits Prop Bets Today

    Over Under
    Alejo Lopez 0.5 -250 0.5 +160
    Aristides Aquino 0.5 -165 0.5 +115
    Donovan Solano 1.5 +190 1.5 -275
    Jonathan India 0.5 -250 0.5 +175
    Jose Barrero 0.5 -145 0.5 +100

    Reds vs Cardinals RBI Prop Bets Today

    Over Under
    Alejo Lopez 0.5 +230 0.5 -350
    Aristides Aquino 0.5 +165 0.5 -250
    Donovan Solano 0.5 +140 0.5 -200
    Jonathan India 0.5 +220 0.5 -350
    Jose Barrero 0.5 +220 0.5 -350

    Reds vs Cardinals Strikeout Prop Bets Today

    Over Under
    Mike Minor 4.5 +115 4.5 -150
    Jose Quintana 4.5 +120 4.5 -175
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Over in 57 of their last 107 games (+6.20 Units / 5% ROI)
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 26 of their last 46 games (+5.40 Units / 10% ROI)
  • The Cincinnati Reds have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 57 of their last 100 games (+14.40 Units / 13% ROI)
  • The Cincinnati Reds have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Over in 38 of their last 69 games (+7.40 Units / 10% ROI)
  • The Cincinnati Reds have covered the Run Line in 13 of their last 21 games at home (+6.10 Units / 25% ROI)
  • The Cincinnati Reds have hit the Moneyline in 12 of their last 21 games at home (+5.30 Units / 23% ROI)
  • The Cincinnati Reds have hit the Game Total Under in 10 of their last 17 games at home (+3.60 Units / 19% ROI)
  • Cardinals Against the Spread (ATS) Record

    Against the spread this MLB season, the Cardinals have gone 71-56 against the Run Line (+13.25 Units / 8.36% ROI).

    • 72-55 when betting on the Moneyline for +8.15 Units / 4.8% ROI
    • 60-62 when betting on the total runs Over for -8.9 Units / -6.38% ROI
    • 62-60 when betting on the total runs Under for -3.5 Units / -2.53% ROI

    Reds Against the Spread (ATS) Record

    Against the spread this MLB season, the Cardinals have gone 59-67 against the Run Line (-13.65 Units / -8.82% ROI).

    • 49-77 when betting on the Moneyline for -14.65 Units / -10.89% ROI
    • 63-61 when betting on the total runs Over for -4.75 Units / -3.41% ROI
    • 61-63 when betting on the total runs Under for -8.45 Units / -6.1% ROI

    Jose Quintana has a strike rate of just 62% (1,128/1,816) against right-handed batters this season — 2nd lowest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 66% — third Percentile.

    Jose Quintana has a strike rate of just 56% (433/780) when ahead in the count this season — lowest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 63% — first Percentile.

    Jose Quintana has thrown at least two strikes in his first three pitches to 55% (179/323) of right-handed hitters this season — 2nd lowest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 67% — fourth Percentile.

    Jose Quintana has thrown at least two strikes in his first three pitches to 59% (229/387) of opposing batters this season — 2nd lowest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 66% — third Percentile.

    Michael Minor: Reds Starting Pitcher Stats & Trends

    28 of Mike Minor’s 85 breaking pitch strikeouts (33%) have been backdoor since the start of last season — 3rd highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 144 total IP; League Avg: 12% — 97th Percentile.

    Mike Minor has allowed an OPS of 1.120 (130 PA’s) versus the 2-3-4 hitters this season — highest in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 63 total IP; League Avg: .757 — 0 Percentile.

    Mike Minor has allowed an OPS of .781 (72 PA’s) with two-strikes this month (5 games) — highest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: .483 — first Percentile.

    Mike Minor has allowed 8 stolen bases this month (5 games) — most in MLB — 100th Percentile.

    Cardinals Keys to the Game vs. the Reds

    The Cardinals are 11-4 (.733) when tied entering the 8th inning this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .500.

    The Cardinals are 10-9 (.526) when tied entering the 7th inning this season — tied for 10th best in MLB; League Avg: .500.

    The Cardinals are 40-8 (.833) when hitting 2 or more home runs this season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: .708.

    The Cardinals are 33-11 (.750) when scoring in the first inning this season — 8th best in MLB; League Avg: .664.

    Reds Keys to the Game vs. the Cardinals

    The Reds are just 17-62 (.215) when scoring 4 or fewer runs this season — 3rd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .297.

    The Reds are just 3-63 (.045) when trailing entering the 7th inning this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .115.

    The Reds are just 27-37 (.422) at home this season — tied for 5th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .528.

    The Reds are just 8-25 (.242) when their opponents score in the first inning this season — 4th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .336.

    Cardinals hitters have 237 extra-base hits out of 551 total hits (43%) against LHP since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: 35%.

    Cardinals hitters have an OPS of .874 (1,088 PA’s) this month (28 games) — best in MLB; League Avg: .707.

    Cardinals hitters are slugging .545 on the road this month (13 games) — best in MLB; League Avg: .387.

    Cardinals hitters have an OPS of .803 (2,375 PA’s) against LHP since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: .727.

    Reds hitters have an OPS of just .679 (3,358 PA’s) against RHP this season — 5th lowest in MLB; League Avg: .705.

    Reds hitters have an OPS of just .636 (2,378 PA’s) on the road this season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: .698.

    Reds hitters have drawn 239 walks in 3,358 PA’s (7%) against RHP this season — tied for 5th lowest in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

    The Reds have a winning percentage of just 42% at home this season — tied for 5th lowest in MLB; League Avg: 53%.

    Opponents have a groundball rate of 48% against Cardinals pitchers this season — 2nd highest in MLB; League Avg: 43%.

    The longest HR allowed by the Cardinals pitchers this season traveled 494.0 feet — — 2nd longest in MLB; League Avg: 459.6

    Cardinals pitchers have induced opposing hitters to ground into 123 double plays in 966 opportunities (13%) this season — best in MLB; League Avg: 10%.

    Opponents have a miss rate of just 23% against Cardinals pitchers since the start of last season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 26%.

    Reds pitchers have induced opposing hitters to ground into just 69 double plays in 984 opportunities (7%) this season — lowest in MLB; League Avg: 10%.

    Opponents have a groundball batting average of .311 against Reds pitchers with runners on base this season — highest in MLB; League Avg: .249.

    Reds pitchers have walked 468 of 4,928 batters (10%) this season — 2nd highest in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

    Reds pitchers have walked 226 of 2,564 batters (9%) when facing the leadoff batter in the inning since the start of last season — tied for 2nd highest in MLB; League Avg: 8%.

    Reds vs. Cardinals Injuries Tonight That May Affect Prop Bets 

  • Antonio Santillan (Reds): Back, D60
  • Lucas Sims (Reds): Back, D60
  • Christian Greene (Reds): Shoulder, D15
  • Justin Dunn (Reds): Shoulder, Day-to-Day
  • Reinaldo Almora Jr. (Reds): Shoulder, D10
  • Connor Overton (Reds): Back, D60
  • Matthew Reynolds (Reds): Hip, D10
  • Timothy James Zeuch (Reds): Back, D15
  • Robert Dugger (Reds): Shoulder, D15
  • Jeffrey Hoffman (Reds): Forearm, D15
  • Aramis Garcia (Reds): Finger, D60
  • Tyler Stephenson (Reds): Clavicle, D60
  • Justin Wilson (Reds): Elbow, D60
  • Douglas Ashcraft (Reds): Biceps, D15
  • Vladimir Gutierrez (Reds): Forearm, D60
  • Daniel Duarte (Reds): Elbow, D60
  • Joseph Votto (Reds): Rotator Cuff, D60
  • Michael Moustakas (Reds): Calf, D10
  • Tejay Antone (Reds): Elbow, D60
  • Alexander Reyes (Cardinals): Shoulder, D60
  • Steven Matz (Cardinals): Knee, D15
  • Jack Flaherty (Cardinals): Shoulder, D60
  • Drew VerHagen (Cardinals): Hip, D60

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