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The St. Louis Cardinals and the Atlanta Braves will both be trying to pick up a win on Sunday when they battle at Turner Field.
The Cardinals will give the ball to starter Shelby Miller in this one. Righthander Miller is 10-6 this season with a 2.76 ERA.
Miller's opponent in this one will be Kris Medlen. The Braves righthander has a 3.78 ERA to go along with a 6-10 record this season.
In their last action, St. Louis was a 2-0 loser on the road against the Braves. Bettors on Atlanta at -135 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (2) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
St. Louis has lost 2 straight games.
Atlanta has won 2 straight games.
St. Louis: 62-39 SU
Atlanta: 59-45 SU
St. Louis most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After playing Atlanta are 1-9
After a loss are 7-3
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Colorado are 7-3
After playing St. Louis are 5-5
After a win are 2-8
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of St. Louis's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of St. Louis's last 10 games when playing Atlanta
The total has gone OVER in 10 of St. Louis's last 13 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
St. Louis is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Atlanta's last 10 games when playing St. Louis
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against St. Louis
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Atlanta's last 13 games when playing at home against St. Louis
St. Louis at Pittsburgh, Monday, July 29
Atlanta home to Colorado, Monday, July 29