Thursday's contest features the St. Louis Cardinals (22-29) and the Cincinnati Reds (21-28) facing off at Great American Ball Park in what should be a competitive matchup, with a projected 6-4 win for the Cardinals according to our computer prediction. Game time is at 12:35 PM ET on May 25.

The probable starters are Miles Mikolas (2-1) for the Cardinals and Luke Weaver (1-2) for the Reds.

Reds vs. Cardinals Game Info & Odds

  • When: Thursday, May 25, 2023 at 12:35 PM ET
  • Where: Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • How to Watch on TV: MLB Network
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Reds vs. Cardinals Score Prediction

Our prediction for this contest is Cardinals 6, Reds 5.

Total Prediction for Reds vs. Cardinals

  • Total Prediction: Over 9.5 runs

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Reds Performance Insights

  • In nine games as the underdog over the last 10 matchups, the Reds have a record of 3-6.
  • In its previous 10 games with a total, Cincinnati and its opponents have combined to exceed the over/under on six occasions.
  • The previous 10 Reds matchups have not had a spread set by bookmakers.
  • The Reds have been victorious in 14, or 38.9%, of the 36 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season.
  • This year, Cincinnati has won 11 of 32 games when listed as at least +105 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Reds have a 48.8% chance of walking away with the win.
  • Cincinnati scores the 16th-most runs in baseball (216 total, 4.4 per game).
  • Reds pitchers have a combined ERA of 5.06 ERA this year, which ranks 28th in MLB.

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Reds Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
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 W 10-3 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 Jameson Taillon
May 28 @ Cubs - Graham Ashcraft vs Drew Smyly
May 30 @ Red Sox - Ben Lively vs Brayan Bello
May 31 @ Red Sox - Luke Weaver vs Brayan Bello