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MLB BASEBALL

Atlanta Braves vs. St. Louis Cardinals

A winning streak will be on the line for the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday when they battle the Atlanta Braves at Busch Stadium.

The Braves will trot Julio Teheran out to the mound in this one. Righthander Teheran has a 10-6 record and a 2.96 ERA this season.

Meanwhile, it'll be Shelby Miller who starts for the Cardinals. Righthander Miller is 11-8 with a 2.98 ERA so far this season.

The Braves were a 3-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Cardinals. That made winners of bettors who got St. Louis at -148 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Current streak:
Atlanta has lost 2 straight games.
St. Louis has won 3 straight games.

Team records:
Atlanta: 77-51 SU
St. Louis: 75-53 SU

Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing St. Louis are 6-4
After playing St. Louis are 7-3
After a loss are 8-2

St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Atlanta are 6-4
After playing Atlanta are 1-9
After a win are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Atlanta's last 9 games on the road
Atlanta is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis's last 5 games when playing Atlanta
St. Louis is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
St. Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
St. Louis is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against Atlanta

Next up:
St. Louis home to Atlanta, Sunday, August 25