Cardinals vs. Braves Prediction
The Braves hammered the Cardinals in back-to-back games the last two nights in Atlanta. Will the Cards respond with an upset win tonight when the two teams meet at 7:20 p.m. ET or is there a better play on the board?
957 St. Louis Cardinals (+144) at 958 Atlanta Braves (-172); o/u 8
7:20 p.m. ET, Wednesday, July 6, 2022
Truist Park, Atlanta, GA
St. Louis Cardinals DFS SPIN
Nolan Gorman went 1-for-3 with an RBI single in Tuesday's loss to the Braves. With men on first and third in the top of the first, Gorman hit a single down the right-field line that gave the Cardinals an early lead. The young second baseman has a .254/.331/.454 slash line with 22 runs scored, seven home runs, and 19 RBI to kick off his major-league career (145 plate appearances).
Atlanta Braves DFS SPIN
Austin Riley went 3-for-4 with three RBI and a run scored Tuesday as the Braves defeated the Cardinals. Riley took Andre Pallante deep for a two-run home run in the bottom of the first. And in the bottom of the fourth, his 100.2-mph double scored Michael Harris II. The 25-year-old is 9-for-20 (.450) with three home runs to start July.
Cardinals vs. Braves MLB BETTING PREDICTION
The over is now 14-6 in the last 20 meetings between these two teams in Atlanta, but the under is 6-1 in the Cardinals’ last seven games overall. The under is also 7-0-2 in the Cards’ last nine games versus a left-handed starter, is 4-1 in their last five road games and is 4-1 in their last five games when facing an opponent with a winning record. On the other side, the under is 4-0 in the Braves’ last four games overall, is 4-0 in their last four games versus a right-handed starter and is 6-2 in their last eight games versus a team with a winning record.
MLB BETTING PREDICTION: CARDINALS/BRAVES UNDER 8.5