The Arizona Diamondbacks are set to battle the Cincinnati Reds on May 9, 2024, at the Great American Ball Park. Starting at 1:10 PM, the game is expected to proceed despite the forecast of light rain. Pitching for the Diamondbacks, Slade Cecconi brings an ERA of 4.959, while the Reds will counter with Hunter Greene, who holds a more impressive ERA of 3.124.

As of the current standings in the 2024 NL West, the Diamondbacks are in the 12th spot with a 13-17 record, marking a .43 win percentage. Their divisional performance shows 7 wins against 5 losses. Recently, they’ve managed to win 4 out of their last 10 games and are currently on a losing streak (L1). The team has been evenly matched at home and on the road with mixed results during the daytime and nighttime games.

In contrast, the Reds are positioned 6th in the NL Central with a better record of 16-13, reflecting a win percentage of .55. They face a challenging divisional scenario with 1 win and 2 losses. The Reds have a home record of 9-7 and a slightly favorable road record of 7-6. They appear stronger in day games with 9 wins compared to 7 night game victories. Both teams’ offensive and defensive stats are moderately close, making this an engaging matchup to watch.

Focusing on the betting aspect, the Reds are slightly favored with a home team money line of -125 compared to the Diamondbacks’ +105. Additionally, a point spread of -1.5 and an over/under of 9.0 have been set for this game. These odds indicate a closely contested match, leaning slightly in the Reds’ favor, particularly considering their recent winning momentum (W1 streak) and superior pitching stats.