Cardinals vs Reds Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – September 18, 2022

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On Sunday, the Cincinnati Reds (57-89) are visiting the St. Louis Cardinals (87-60), at 2:15 PM ET. The Cardinals have taken three straight. On the hill for the Cardinals will be Jordan Montgomery (8-4), matched up against the Reds’ Luis Cessa (3-3).

The Cardinals’ home-field advantage is apparent today in terms of their moneyline advantage (-279), compared to Cincinnati’s (+226). The game has an over/under of 8 runs.

Cardinals vs. Reds Odds

Run Line

St. Louis Cardinals (-1.5)

Moneyline

Cardinals (-279)

Total

8 Runs (Over: -113, Under: -107)

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When, Where, at What Time is Cardinals vs. Reds

  • Game Day: Sunday, September 18, 2022
  • Game Time: 2:15 PM ET
  • Location: St. Louis, Missouri
  • Stadium: Busch Stadium

Cardinals Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Tyler O’Neill 10 Day Injury List Hamstring
Steven Matz 15 Day Injury List Knee
Álex Reyes 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Drew VerHagen 60 Day Injury List Hip

Reds Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Graham Ashcraft 15 Day Injury List Bicep
Justin Dunn 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Robert Dugger 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Tejay Antone 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Tony Santillan 60 Day Injury List Back
Aramis Garcia 60 Day Injury List Finger
Jeff Hoffman 60 Day Injury List Forearm
Connor Overton 60 Day Injury List Back
Justin Wilson 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Vladimir Gutierrez 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Joey Votto 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Mike Moustakas 60 Day Injury List Calf

Last Time Out: Cardinals and Reds

These teams meet again after the Cardinals beat the Reds 1-0 yesterday. Steven Matz registered the win for the Cardinals (1.00 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 K), and Tommy Edman led the way offensively (3-for-5). Fernando Cruz (0.00 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 0 K) took the loss for the Reds.

Betting Trends

Cardinals Betting Records and Team Stats

The Cardinals have entered the game as favorites 93 times this season and won 62, or 66.7%, of those games. St. Louis has entered five games this season favored by -279 or more and is 2-3 in those contests. The implied probability of a win from the Cardinals, based on the moneyline, is 73.6%. St. Louis and its opponents have hit the over in 72 of their 151 games with a total this season. The Cardinals have an ATS record of 82-69-0 in 151 games with a spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Paul Goldschmidt 139 .322 (2) .411 (2) .599 (3) 5.8% (6) 21.2% (78) 12.6% (9)
Nolan Arenado 136 .298 (13) .361 (21) .547 (5) 5.1% (16) 11.8% (8) 8.2% (74)
Tommy Edman 143 .271 (41) .328 (68) .411 (83) 2.2% (103) 17.3% (44) 7.0% (93)
Brendan Donovan 112 .284 (-) .392 (-) .376 (-) 1.0% (-) 15.7% (-) 12.3% (-)
Albert Pujols 96 .260 (-) .338 (-) .520 (-) 6.2% (-) 15.6% (-) 7.8% (-)

Reds Betting Records and Team Stats

The Reds have come away with 45 wins in the 113 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season. This season, Cincinnati has been victorious four times in 16 chances when named as an underdog of at least +226 or worse on the moneyline. The Reds have an implied victory probability of 30.7% according to the moneyline set by sportsbooks for this matchup. Cincinnati and their opponents have gone over in 74 of their 151 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season. The Reds have an against the spread mark of 71-80-0 in 151 games with a line this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Kyle Farmer 131 .262 (60) .324 (77) .392 (101) 2.3% (98) 17.0% (43) 5.6% (120)
Jonathan India 93 .251 (-) .320 (-) .391 (-) 2.6% (-) 21.4% (-) 6.3% (-)
Nick Senzel 111 .231 (-) .297 (-) .307 (-) 1.2% (-) 18.3% (-) 7.4% (-)
TJ Friedl 59 .259 (-) .321 (-) .455 (-) 2.8% (-) 15.3% (-) 6.5% (-)
Jake Fraley 56 .246 (-) .337 (-) .469 (-) 5.0% (-) 20.8% (-) 10.9% (-)

Cardinals vs. Reds Picks and Predictions

Our recommended pick for this matchup is the Cardinals to win (-279 on the moneyline), while we predict the total score will go over the total (8 runs).

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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