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St. Louis Cardinals take on the Atlanta Braves with Odds and Betting Pick

The Atlanta Braves will look to improve on a 65-95 record when they take on the St. Louis Cardinals, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Sunday.

The match puts starter John Lackey for the St. Louis Cardinals on the hill facing Shelby Miller for the Atlanta Braves. Lackey brings a 13-9 mark to the game, while Miller is 5-17 to date on the season.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 3.9-2.1 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.

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.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Atlanta Braves at No. 24 and the St. Louis Cardinals at No. 12 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Atlanta Braves No. 30-ranked scoring average of 3.53 runs per game, against a St. Louis Cardinals offense rated No. 23 and scoring 4.04 runs per game. The Braves have averaged 8.4 hits per game to date this season, less than the Cardinals hitters have managed (8.61 per nine innings).

St. Louis brings the No. 1-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Braves's No. 27-ranked 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.

Next Betting Matchups

St. Louis at Atlanta, Sunday, October 4th