The St. Louis Cardinals are set to battle the Cincinnati Reds at the Great American Ball Park on May 29, 2024, commencing at 1:10 PM. Forecasted conditions suggest a clear sky, setting the stage for an uninterrupted game.

Andre Pallante will be the starting pitcher for the Cardinals, carrying a current ERA of 6.300. The Reds will counter with Frankie Montas, who has maintained an ERA of 4.610. As things stand in the 2024 NL Central Division, the Cardinals are currently 8th with a record of 26-27, indicating a winning percentage of .490. They are 3rd in the division with a record of 4-7 and have a recent streak of 8 wins in their last 10 games. The team’s performance during the day contrasts sharply with their night games, boasting 17 night wins against 9 day wins. The Cardinals have scored 208 runs and conceded 245 runs this season.

On the other side, the Reds hold the 12th position in the division with a 24-31 record, reflecting a .440 winning percentage. They are 5th in their division, securing 2 wins against 3 losses, with 5 victories in their last 10 games. The Reds have won 10 day games and 14 night games, with a score tally of 224 runs and 231 runs allowed.

In terms of betting, the Reds are favored with a Home Team Money Line of -121, and the game has an Over/Under set at 9.5. The Cardinals, as the underdog, have an Away Team Money Line of 102, and a point spread of -1.5. Bettors should consider these odds carefully; the favored Reds might offer a safer bet on the Money Line, while the Cardinals’ recent surge in form could tempt some to back them, especially with the appealing odds on an upset.