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St. Louis Cardinals at Atlanta Braves Betting Odds and Pick

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting St. Louis Cardinals dueling the Atlanta Braves on Saturday at Turner Field.

Atlanta sends Shelby Miller out against John Lackey for the St. Louis Cardinals in this game. Miller is 5-17 with a 3.15 ERA on the season, while Lackey is 13-9 on the year and has a 2.69 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Atlanta was a 123 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 7.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.9-2.1 win for the Cardinals. 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

Atlanta (65-95) will face the 100-60 Cardinals in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Atlanta vs St. Louis injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 24-ranked Atlanta Braves and the No. 12-rated St. Louis Cardinals in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Atlanta Braves No. 30 ranked offense (3.53 runs per game) against a St. Louis Cardinals defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 1 at 3.23 runs allowed per game. The Atlanta Braves have been averaging 8.4 hits per game, less than the St. Louis Cardinals have managed so far this season (8.61 hits on average).

Atlanta owns the No. 27 defense, allowing 3.53 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with St. Louis's No. 1-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

St. Louis didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by J Teheran in a losing cause, 4-0, against Atlanta on Friday.

Betting Trends
  • St. Louis is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of St. Louis's last 9 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis's last 6 games when playing Atlanta
  • St. Louis is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Atlanta
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta's last 5 games
  • Atlanta is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • Atlanta is 7-15 SU in its last 22 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

St. Louis at Atlanta, Sunday, October 4th