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St. Louis Cardinals vs Atlanta Braves Betting Pick and Odds Preview

The Atlanta Braves battle the visiting St. Louis Cardinals on Friday in MLB betting odds action at SunTrust Park.

Mike Foltynewicz will take the mound for the Atlanta Braves, and he'll carry a 0-3 record into the contest. Lance Lynn gets the ball for the St. Louis Cardinals; he's 3-1 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting St. Louis Cardinals before the first pitch in this match found them as -123 moneyline favorites earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 8.5 earlier at TopBet.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 6.1-5.4 result in favor of the Braves. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

St. Louis Cardinals vs Atlanta Braves Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Atlanta Braves sport a record of 11-15 heading into this matchup, while the St. Louis Cardinals sit at 13-14 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Atlanta vs St. Louis injuries news.

The Atlanta Braves sit at No. 15 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the St. Louis Cardinals sit at No. 11 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Atlanta Braves No. 10-rated offense, averaging 4.73 runs per game, against a St. Louis Cardinals defense that ranks No. 12 at 4.41 in runs allowed per game. The Atlanta Braves have averaged 9.27 hits per game so far, more than St. Louis Cardinals batters have averaged on the year (8.52 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, St. Louis owns the No. 26-rated road mark, allowing 5.4 runs per game on the highway. Atlanta, on the other hand, rates No. 11 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • St. Louis is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • St. Louis is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of St. Louis's last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis's last 5 games on the road
  • Atlanta is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Atlanta's last 8 games
  • Atlanta is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Atlanta is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

St. Louis at Atlanta, Saturday, May 6th