Cardinals vs Reds Odds, Betting Strains, and Picks (August 31)
Cincinnati Reds’ Shogo Akiyama (4) and Jonathan India (6) have fun after a baseball recreation towards the Philadelphia Phillies, Friday, Aug. 13, 2021, in Philadelphia. (AP Photograph/Matt Slocum)
- The Cincinnati Reds are -140 dwelling favorites over the St. Louis Cardinals in a battle of NL Central rivals on Tuesday, August 31
- St. Louis has overwhelmed Cincinnati two video games in a row at Nice American Ballpark
- The Playing cards are 2.5 video games behind Cinci for the second NL Wild Card berth
The St. Louis Cardinals (67-63, 32-33 away) are chasing the Cincinnati Reds (71-62, 36-30 dwelling) for the Nationwide League’s second Wild Card playoff spot. A minimum of they’re lastly determining a method to win in Cincinnati.
Monday’s 3-1 victory was the second straight win at Nice American Ballpark for St. Louis. It’s the primary time in a calendar yr that the Playing cards received back-to-back video games at Cincinnati. The earlier time was August 31-September 1, 2020.
Nonetheless, it’s nonetheless the Reds who’re pegged as -140 favorites as the 2 groups meet once more. St. Louis is 7-2 over the previous 9 highway video games.
Cardinals vs Reds Odds
|St. Louis Cardinals||+120||+1.5 (-160)||O 9 (-105)|
|Cincinnati Reds||-140||-1.5 (+140)||U 9 (-115)|
Odds as of August thirtieth at DraftKings.
First pitch Tuesday at Nice American Ballpark is slated for six:40pm ET. The climate forecast is asking for rain, 4 mph wind, and a game-time temperature of 70 levels.
Mikolas vs Grey
Proper-hander Grey has received his final 4 begins. He hasn’t allowed a run over his previous 13 innings pitched. That’s a season excessive for consecutive scoreless innings by him.
Sonny Grey, Ridiculous Two Seamers. 😳
[19″ & 20″ of run] pic.twitter.com/6UyUPAT7Hv
— Rob Friedman (@PitchingNinja) August 26, 2021
Grey hasn’t fared properly towards the Cardinals this season, nonetheless. He’s 0-2 with a 16.71 ERA in two begins. He’s 1-4 with a 6.82 ERA in seven profession begins towards St. Louis
Grey is 4-0 since a 10-6 loss to the Cardinals on July 25. He’s 14-9 with a 3.51 ERA in 34 profession begins at Nice American Ballpark.
— Brooke Grimsley (@BrookeGrimsley) August 27, 2021
Mikolas shall be making simply his third begin of the season. The precise-hander missed the primary two months of the season with a shoulder ailment. Mikolas went again on the shelf after struggling a forearm harm on Could 22 in his first begin of the season.
He’s 2-3 with a 4.79 ERA in 10 profession appearances towards the Reds. Eight of these have been begins.
Batting Common vs Beginning Pitchers
|Cardinals Batters||Batting Common vs Grey||Reds Batters||Batting Common vs Mikolas|
|Nolan Arenado||.429||Shogo Akiyama||.000|
|Harrison Bader||.400||Aristides Aquino||.167|
|Dylan Carlson||.286||Tucker Barnhart||.273|
|Matt Carpenter||.000||Asdrubal Cabrera||.000|
|Paul DeJong||.167||Nick Castellanos||.500|
|Tommy Edman||.455||Kyle Farmer||.000|
|Paul Goldschmidt||.077||Jonathan India||.000|
|Andrew Knizner||.500||Mike Moustakas||.250|
|Yadier Molina||.375||Tyler Naquin||.000|
|Lars Nootbaar||.000||Max Schrock||.000|
|Tyler O’Neill||.400||Tyler Stephenson||.000|
|Jose Rondon||.000||Eugenio Suarez||.545|
|Edmundo Sosa||.000||Joey Votto||.158|
Reds third baseman Eugenio Suarez is for 6-for-11 with two dwelling runs and three RBI when going through Mikolas. Outfielder Nick Castellanos is 2-for-4 (.500) with a solo homer. Aristides Aquino, Tucker Barnhart, Mike Moustakas and Joey Votto have all homered off of Mikolas.
NL Participant of the Week Tommy Edman on what’s led to his scorching streak: “I feel it simply extra needed to do with my swing feeling slightly bit higher, each mechanically and in addition simply having a greater strategy.”#STLCards pic.twitter.com/PlOiqY8l4I
— Bally Sports activities Midwest (@BallySportsMW) August 30, 2021
Cardinals left fielder Tyler O’Neill is 2-for-5 (.400) with a homer and two RBI when going through Grey. Centerfielder Harrison Bader is 2-for-5 (.400) with a homer and three RBI. Third baseman Nolan Arenado is 3-for-7 (.429) with an RBI. Second baseman Tommy Edman, the reigning NL participant of the week, is 5-for-11 (.455) with an RBI. Catcher Andrew Knizner is 1-for-2 (.500). Catcher Yadier Molina is 3-for-8 with a homer and 5 RBI.
Cardinals vs Reds Decide
These back-to-back wins final yr have been the tail finish of the final three-game win streak by the Playing cards in Cinci. St. Louis began that stretch of success with a 5-4 victory on August 18, 2019.
St. Louis has received the final thrice taking to the diamond as a highway underdog. For the season, although, the Cardinals are simply 17-27 as an away underdog.
The Cardinals are 12-3 over their previous 15 highway video games. Within the midst of a 10-game highway swing, St. Louis is 4-2 so far on the journey.
Cincinnati has scored only one run in every of the previous three video games, all of them losses. The Reds are 2-6 over their previous eight video games.
The Reds are 5-1 in Grey’s final six begins. Cinci is 34-20 as a house favourite this season. They’ve received eight of 14 video games from the Playing cards this season. They’d received six in a row from St. Louis previous to this present two-game shedding skid.
St. Louis first baseman Paul Goldschmidt homered in Monday’s win, his twenty second of the season. He’s batting .333 towards the Reds this season.
Decide: Cincinnati Reds (-140)
An business veteran, Bob actually taught the course on the historical past of sports activities at Elder School. He has labored as a Sports activities Columnist for Postmedia, appeared as a visitor on a number of radio stations, was the Vice President of the Society For Worldwide Hockey Analysis in Ontario, and written 25 books.