St. Louis Cardinals vs Atlanta Braves 06/17/2021 Analysis, Results and Odds
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St. Louis Cardinals vs Atlanta Braves 06/17/2021 – A four-game series is all set to get underway as the Saint Louis Cardinals take on the Atlanta Braves from Truist Park in Cumberland, Georgia. The Cardinals are sitting at the fourth position in the NL Central Division play with a 35-33 record on the season. Atlanta Braves are holding a 30-35 record, but they hold the third spot in the NL East Division play. The Braves look forward to breaking their losing streak while the Cardinals look forward to continuing their success. The MLB games today have all the odds and lines available online as these teams battle to increase their overall record.
St. Louis Cardinals vs Atlanta Braves 06/17/2021
St. Louis Cardinals
The St. Louis Cardinals were once at the top but dropped down after consecutive defeats. St. Louis is trying to make up for their loss and they enter this game riding a three-game winning streak. The Cardinals swept the Marlins in their last series, but they seem to be struggling against teams with a winning record. John Gant will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. Gant is holding a 4-4 record on the season with an ERA of 3.36. St. Louis has plenty of room for improvement with their offensive and defensive end.
Players to watch: T. Edman 3B (GP 66, AB 277, R 36, H 73, 2B 17, 3B 2, HR 4, RBI 18, TB 106, BB 16, SO 35, SB 12, AVG 0.264, OBP 0.31, SLG 0.383, OPS 0.692, WAR 2.3), N. Arenado 3B (GP 66, AB 256, R 33, H 70, 2B 20, 3B 1, HR 12, RBI 44, TB 128, BB 17, SO 38, SB 0, AVG 0.273, OBP 0.321, SLG 0.5, OPS 0.821, WAR 2.2).
The Atlanta Braves are delivering Charlie Morton to the mound as their starter and they hope to break their two-game losing skid. Morton is holding a 5-3 record on the season with an ERA of 4.36. The Braves dropped their last two-game series against the Boston Red Sox. Last night, Atlanta scored eight and gave up 10 to the Red Sox. In their series opener, the Braves were forced to settle for the same score. Atlanta is ahead of the Nationals and is trailing the Phillies.
Players to watch: O. Albies 2B (GP 63, AB 244, R 36, H 61, 2B 20, 3B 4, HR 9, RBI 39, TB 116, BB 24, SO 44, SB 6, AVG 0.25, OBP 0.322, SLG 0.475, OPS 0.798, WAR 1.5), D. Swanson SS (GP 65, AB 241, R 30, H 57, 2B 14, 3B 2, HR 11, RBI 30, TB 108, BB 15, SO 73, SB 2, AVG 0.237, OBP 0.286, SLG 0.448, OPS 0.734, WAR 0.5).
St. Louis Cardinals vs Atlanta Braves Betting Numbers
St. Louis Cardinals
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of St. Louis’ last 5 games.
Braves are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games.
St. Louis Cardinals vs Atlanta Braves Betting Picks
The Cardinals will do their best to continue their success, but the Braves have Morton on the mound and he seems to be a better shot than Gant. Back the Braves to win this game with the best MLB betting website on their side.
Score Prediction: Braves 6, Cardinals 3.