|MLB Cardinals vs. Reds Picks & Predictions for May 24, 2014|
|Written by Anthony Rome|
|Saturday, 24 May 2014 12:00|
Cardinals vs. Reds Free Pick
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Reds are -107 money line favorites over the Cardinals, who are -101 on the ML. The total for tonight's game is currently sitting at 7 runs.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Reds opened as -109 money line favorites but their odds have dropped to -107, while the Cardinals' odds have gone from +101 up to -101. The total, meanwhile, opened at 7 and that's where it currently sits.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 69% of the betting public currently favors St. Louis. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most updated numbers.
PITCHING MATCHUP: The Cardinals will start Jaime Garcia (0-0, 5.14), who is making just his second start of the season. The Reds, meanwhile, will counter with Tony Cingrani, who is 2-3 with a 3.76 ERA. St. Louis enters play with a 26-22 record and is 12-15 on the road, while Cincinnati is 22-24 overall and 12-10 at home.
MLB FREE PICK: Take the over. According to latest MLB trends, the over is 4-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams and 12-4-1 in the last 17 meetings between these two teams in Cincinnati. The over is also 4-1 in the Cardinals' last five road games, 4-1 in their last five games versus a left-handed starter and 4-0 in Garcia's last five starts. On the other side, the over is 4-1 in the Reds' last five games on Saturday, 5-1 in Cingrani's last six starts overall and 3-1-2 in his last six home starts.
MLB FREE PICK: CARDINALS/REDS OVER 7