Cardinals vs. Reds Prediction for MLB Thursday [5/25/23]

Cardinals vs. Reds Prediction for MLB Thursday [5/25/23]

MLB action continues on Thursday at 12:35PM ET as the St. Louis Cardinals square off with the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park.

The Reds will send Luke Weaver (1-2, 6.54 ERA) to the mound, while the Cardinals are going with Miles Mikolas (2-1, 4.77 ERA).

Dimers' best betting picks for Cardinals vs. Reds, as well as game predictions and best odds, are detailed below.


Who Will Win: Cardinals vs. Reds

Based on advanced computer power and data, has simulated Thursday's Cardinals-Reds MLB matchup 10,000 times.

Dimers' leading predictive analytics model, DimersBOT, currently gives the Cardinals a 52% chance of winning against the Reds.

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Cardinals vs. Reds Odds

  • Run Line: Reds +1.5 (-137), Cardinals -1.5 (+125)
  • Moneyline: Reds +112, Cardinals -125
  • Total: Over/Under 9.5 (+100/-115)

Run Line, Moneyline and Over/Under

The Reds are listed as +1.5 underdogs versus the Cardinals, with -137 at FanDuel Sportsbook the best odds currently available.

For the favored Cardinals (-1.5) to cover the run line, BetMGM has the best odds currently on the market at +125.

FanDuel Sportsbook currently has the best moneyline odds for the Reds at +112, which means you can bet $100 to profit $112, earning a total payout of $212, if they win.

Meanwhile, BetMGM currently has the best moneyline odds for the Cardinals at -125, where you can risk $125 to win $100, for a total payout of $225, if they come out on top.

The Over/Under sits at 9.5 with BetMGM, which currently has the best odds for the Over at +100, while PointsBet currently has the best odds for the Under at -115.

As always, make sure you check all the online sportsbooks that are available in your state for the best MLB odds and lines.

According to DimersBOT, the Reds (+1.5) have a 59% chance of covering the run line, while the Over/Under total of 9.5 runs has a 56% chance of going Under.

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Best Bets for Cardinals vs. Reds


Our best bets are based on world-class modeling and wagering expertise to serve you the best possible plays every day of the year.

While the Cardinals are more likely to win the game, according to DimersBOT, taking the Reds moneyline is the best option due to the edge found when comparing our data-led probabilities to the betting odds currently available.

Taking advantage of the edges published on is crucial to being a profitable sports bettor in the long run.

Cardinals vs. Reds Betting Guide

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Dimers has full coverage of Thursday's Cardinals-Reds matchup, including pregame predictions, top betting picks, and live updates.

Remember, DimersBOT updates regularly, so keep checking this page for any changes to our betting insights ahead of Cardinals vs. Reds on Thursday May 25, 2023.


Cardinals vs. Reds 2023

Thursday's game between the Reds and Cardinals at Great American Ball Park is scheduled to commence at 12:35PM ET.

  • Who: St. Louis Cardinals vs. Cincinnati Reds
  • Date: Thursday May 25, 2023
  • Time: 12:35PM ET / 9:35AM PT
  • Venue: Great American Ball Park

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