Braves at Cardinals 5/26/19 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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Atlanta Braves vs. Saint Louis Cardinals
MLB: 7:05 PM EST
May. 26, 2019
Latest Odds : STL -147 Total 9
In what is sure to be a great matchup between the Braves and the Cardinals, the teams are going to face off on Sunday night. However, the game is one that is going to showcase the Braves coming to town with the exact same record on the road that the Cardinals have at home. In the opening game of this series the Braves were able to bring home the win in the game.
Freddie Freeman is the power hitter and average hitter for the Braves with a total of 13 homers and an average of .320. The Braves have relied on Dansby Swanson to drive in a total of 35 runs for the team on the year. When it comes to the Cardinals they have relied on Jose Martinez for the average with a batting average of .310. Marcell Ozuna is the power hitter with a total of 14 homers and 45 RBIs this year.
Julio Teheran has been a mainstay on the Braves rotation for a while and he will start this game here. He has a 3-4 record with a 3.67 ERA on the year. He has thrown 61.1 innings and struck out 62 batters. He has given up 8 homers, 48 hits, and walked a total of 29 batters on the year.
Jack Flaherty is the pitcher the Cardinals will put on the mound. He has a 4-3 record and a 4.19 ERA. He has thrown a total of 53.2 innings with a total of 9 homers, 47 hits, and 20 walks. Flaherty has been able to strike out only 58 batters.
Recent Betting Trends:
Braves are 8-2 in their last 10 games on grass.
Cardinals are 5-15 in their last 20 overall.
Under is 5-2 in Braves last 7 overall.
Under is 7-3 in Cardinals last 10 vs. National League East.
Free Betting Pick: Atlanta Braves +137
The Braves are a team that has been playing decent and even with a slow start on the year look to have bounced back on the year. Now, the Braves are traveling to face the Cardinals who have had some struggles lately and not really been able to dominate any of the opponents they have faced on the season so far. Look for that to continue in what is sure to be a back and forth game as the Braves pitching is able to tame down the Cardinals hitters. Final Score Prediction, Atlanta Braves win 5-4.