Braves vs Cardinals Prediction, Odds & Player Prop Bets Today – MLB, Aug 26

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  • The Braves (78-48) are -160 favorites vs the Cardinals (72-53)
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The Atlanta Braves (-160) visit Busch Stadium to take on the St. Louis Cardinals (+135) on Friday, August 26, 2022. First pitch is scheduled for 8:15pm EDT in St. Louis.

The Braves are betting favorites in this MLB matchup, with the run line sitting at -1.5 (+110).

The Braves vs Cardinals Over/Under is 7 total runs for the game.

So far this season, the Braves are 76-47 against the spread (ATS), while the Cardinals are 68-54 ATS.

Braves vs. Cardinals Odds, Run Line, Over/Under & Moneyline

SpreadOver / UnderMoneyline
Braves-1.5 +110O 7 -105-160
Cardinals +1.5 -135U 7 -115+135

Braves vs Cardinals Prediction for Today’s Game

Based on recent trends the model predicts the Cardinals will win Friday‘s matchup with 53.5% confidence.

This prediction factors in starting pitchers, recent team and player hitting performances, the last 5 games for both the Braves and Cardinals and up-to-date player injuries.


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Best Braves Player Prop Bets Today

We’ve highlighted some favorite MLB player prop bets for Braves players for Friday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Dansby Swanson has hit the Singles Over in 66 of his last 114 games (+18.05 Units / 14% ROI)
  • Michael Harris II has hit the Hits Over in 55 of his last 76 games (+16.40 Units / 12% ROI)
  • Michael Harris II has hit the Total Bases Over in 27 of his last 38 away games (+15.00 Units / 27% ROI)
  • Michael Harris II has hit the Runs Over in his last 9 away games (+12.60 Units / 140% ROI)
  • Dansby Swanson has hit the Hits Over in 64 of his last 112 games (+11.35 Units / 7% ROI)
  • Best Cardinals Player Prop Best Bets Today

    And here are some favorite MLB player prop bets for Cardinals players for Friday‘s game, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Paul Goldschmidt has hit the Runs Over in 30 of his last 44 games at home (+16.95 Units / 34% ROI)
  • Paul Goldschmidt has hit the Total Bases Over in 29 of his last 44 games at home (+15.75 Units / 33% ROI)
  • Paul Goldschmidt has hit the Hits Over in 33 of his last 46 games at home (+12.25 Units / 13% ROI)
  • Paul Goldschmidt has hit the Singles Over in 29 of his last 46 games (+11.75 Units / 23% ROI)
  • Brendan Donovan has hit the Hits Over in his last 9 games (+10.00 Units / 49% ROI)
  • Cardinals vs Braves Home Run Prop Bets Today

    Over Under
    Brendan Donovan 0.5 +950 0.5 -10000
    Corey Dickerson 0.5 +700 0.5 -2500
    Lars Nootbaar 0.5 +575 0.5 -1600
    Nolan Gorman 0.5 +525 0.5 -1200
    Paul DeJong 0.5 +500 0.5 -1100

    Cardinals vs Braves Total Hits Prop Bets Today

    Over Under
    Brendan Donovan 0.5 -200 0.5 +140
    Corey Dickerson 0.5 -200 0.5 +140
    Lars Nootbaar 0.5 -160 0.5 +115
    Nolan Gorman 0.5 -135 0.5 -105
    Paul DeJong 0.5 +100 0.5 -145

    Cardinals vs Braves RBI Prop Bets Today

    Over Under
    Brendan Donovan 0.5 +250 0.5 -400
    Corey Dickerson 0.5 +190 0.5 -275
    Lars Nootbaar 0.5 +260 0.5 -400
    Nolan Gorman 0.5 +210 0.5 -350
    Paul DeJong 0.5 +270 0.5 -450

    Cardinals vs Braves Strikeout Prop Bets Today

    Over Under
    Jose Quintana 4.5 +100 4.5 -145
    Spencer Strider 6.5 -150 6.5 +105
  • The Atlanta Braves have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 64 of their last 100 games (+22.22 Units / 18% ROI)
  • The Atlanta Braves have hit the Moneyline in 27 of their last 38 away games (+10.85 Units / 17% ROI)
  • The Atlanta Braves have hit the Game Total Over in 20 of their last 34 away games (+8.60 Units / 23% ROI)
  • The Atlanta Braves have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Over in 21 of their last 34 away games (+8.30 Units / 22% ROI)
  • The Atlanta Braves have covered the Run Line in 36 of their last 59 away games (+7.25 Units / 9% ROI)
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have covered the 1st Five Innings (F5) Run Line in 30 of their last 45 games at home (+14.00 Units / 27% ROI)
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Moneyline in 13 of their last 18 games at home (+8.05 Units / 32% ROI)
  • The St. Louis Cardinals have hit the 1st Five Innings (F5) Total Over in 54 of their last 102 games (+5.50 Units / 5% ROI)
  • Braves Against the Spread (ATS) Record

    Against the spread this MLB season, the Braves have gone 65-58 against the Run Line (+0.45 Units / 0.29% ROI).

    • 76-47 when betting on the Moneyline for +10.35 Units / 5.14% ROI
    • 61-54 when betting on the total runs Over for +1.35 Units / 0.99% ROI
    • 54-61 when betting on the total runs Under for -13.1 Units / -9.72% ROI

    Cardinals Against the Spread (ATS) Record

    Against the spread this MLB season, the Braves have gone 68-54 against the Run Line (+12.35 Units / 8.14% ROI).

    • 69-53 when betting on the Moneyline for +8.35 Units / 5.16% ROI
    • 56-61 when betting on the total runs Over for -11.75 Units / -8.78% ROI
    • 61-56 when betting on the total runs Under for -0.3 Units / -0.23% ROI

    Spencer Strider has a strikeout rate of 37% (151 SO in 405 PAs) this season — best in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 61 total IP; League Avg: 22% — 100th Percentile.

    Right-handed hitters have a miss rate of 41% (176/431) against Spencer Strider this season — best in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 61 total IP; League Avg: 25% — 100th Percentile.

    Spencer Strider has a strikeout rate of 40% (105 SO in 265 PAs) versus hitters not batting 3-4-5 in the order this season — best in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 61 total IP; League Avg: 22% — 100th Percentile.

    Spencer Strider has struck out 49% (24/49) of right-handed batters he faced this month (4 games) — best in MLB among starting pitchers with at least 10 total IP; League Avg: 22% — 100th Percentile.

    : Cardinals Starting Pitcher Stats & Trends

    Jose Quintana has struck out just 18% (79/433) of right-handed batters he faced this season — 8th lowest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 23% — 13th Percentile.

    Jose Quintana has a strike rate of just 62% (1,087/1,747) against right-handed batters this season — 2nd lowest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 66% — third Percentile.

    Jose Quintana has a strike rate of just 62% (384/618) in two strike counts this season — tied for 6th lowest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 66% — 11th Percentile.

    Jose Quintana has a strike rate of just 62% (1,288/2,067) this season — tied for 3rd lowest among qualified SPs in MLB; League Avg: 66% — sixth Percentile.

    Braves Keys to the Game vs. the Cardinals

    The Braves are 69-14 (.831) when allowing 4 or fewer runs this season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: .704.

    The Braves are 54-7 (.885) when scoring 5 or more runs this season — 6th best in MLB; League Avg: .800.

    The Braves are 11-3 (.786) when tied entering the 7th inning this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .500.

    The Braves are 30-4 (.882) when scoring in the first inning this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .665.

    Cardinals Keys to the Game vs. the Braves

    The Cardinals are 61-19 (.762) when allowing 4 or fewer runs this season — 7th best in MLB; League Avg: .704.

    The Cardinals are 59-3 (.952) when leading entering the 8th inning this season — 6th best in MLB; League Avg: .916.

    The Cardinals are 37-8 (.822) when hitting 2 or more home runs this season — 4th best in MLB; League Avg: .711.

    The Cardinals are 6-41 (.128) when trailing entering the 7th inning this season — tied for 8th best in MLB; League Avg: .113.

    Braves hitters are slugging .667 on the first pitch of at-bats this season — best in MLB; League Avg: .553.

    Braves hitters are slugging .441 against RHP since the start of last season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: .403.

    Braves hitters have 2,012 strikeouts in 8,105 PA’s (25%) against RHP since the start of last season — 4th highest in MLB; League Avg: 23%.

    Braves hitters have an OPS of .791 (1,611 PA’s) in the first 3 innings this season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: .711.

    Cardinals hitters have 233 extra-base hits out of 543 total hits (43%) against LHP since the start of last season — best in MLB; League Avg: 35%.

    Cardinals hitters are slugging .553 on the road this month (11 games) — best in MLB; League Avg: .381.

    Cardinals hitters have an OPS of .935 (457 PA’s) on the road this month (11 games) — best in MLB; League Avg: .684.

    Cardinals hitters have an OPS of .886 (895 PA’s) this month (23 games) — best in MLB; League Avg: .702.

    Braves pitchers have a strikeout rate of 26% this season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: 22%.

    Opponents have a miss rate of 28% against Braves pitchers since the start of last season — 5th best in MLB; League Avg: 26%.

    Opponents have a miss rate of 30% against Braves pitchers this month (23 games) — best in MLB; League Avg: 25%.

    Braves pitchers have a strikeout rate of 46% with two-strikes this season — 2nd best in MLB; League Avg: 42%.

    Opponents have a miss rate of just 23% against Cardinals pitchers since the start of last season — 2nd lowest in MLB; League Avg: 26%.

    Opponents have a groundball rate of 48% against Cardinals pitchers this season — 2nd highest in MLB; League Avg: 43%.

    Opponents have a miss rate of just 22% against Cardinals pitchers this season — tied for lowest in MLB; League Avg: 25%.

    Opponents have a groundball rate of 49% against Cardinals pitchers this month (23 games) — highest in MLB; League Avg: 43%.

    Cardinals vs. Braves Injuries Tonight That May Affect Prop Bets 

  • Alexander Reyes (Cardinals): Shoulder, D60
  • Steven Matz (Cardinals): Knee, D15
  • Jack Flaherty (Cardinals): Shoulder, D60
  • Drew VerHagen (Cardinals): Hip, D60
  • Orlando Arcia (Braves): Hamstring, D10
  • Ozhanio Albies (Braves): Foot, D60
  • Darren O’Day (Braves): Calf, D15
  • Michael Soroka (Braves): Achilles, D60
  • Manuel Piña (Braves): Wrist, D60
  • Chadwick Tromp (Braves): Quad, D10
  • Luke Jackson (Braves): Elbow, D60
  • Adam Duvall (Braves): Wrist, D60

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