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Atlanta Braves at St. Louis Cardinals Betting Lines and Pick

The St. Louis Cardinals get a visit from the Atlanta Braves in MLB baseball betting action on Saturday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Lucas Sims gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Atlanta Braves on Saturday; he's 0-2 on the season. The St. Louis Cardinals, meanwhile, will counter with Carlos Martinez, who will be looking to improve on his 8-9 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the St. Louis Cardinals as -210 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 8.5 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 6.2-3.2 result in favor of the Cardinals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Atlanta Braves vs St. Louis Cardinals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

60-56 St. Louis battles the Braves, currently with a 51-62 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and St. Louis vs Atlanta injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 1-ranked St. Louis Cardinals and the No. 28-rated Atlanta Braves in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the St. Louis Cardinals No. 17-ranked scoring average of 4.66 runs per game, against a Atlanta Braves offense rated No. 20 and scoring 4.54 runs per game. The Cardinals have averaged 8.71 hits per game to date this season, less than the Braves hitters have managed (8.94 per nine innings).

Defensively, Atlanta features the No. 19-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.93 runs per game. St. Louis, meanwhile, comes in at No. 19 at home, scoring 4.5 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Atlanta didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 8-5 to St. Louis on Friday at New Busch Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Atlanta is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Atlanta is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 6 games
  • Atlanta is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • St. Louis is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • St. Louis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis's last 5 games
  • St. Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Atlanta at St. Louis, Sunday, August 13th