7:08 pm
August 28

Braves @ Cardinals

Who will WIN this matchup?

Atlanta Braves (79-49)

@ St. Louis Cardinals (73-54)


Starting Pitchers:

Odorizzi (ATL): 5-5; 3.95 ERA

Wainwright (STL) 9-9; 3.11 ERA


Current odds:

Atlanta Braves: (+110)

St. Louis Cardinals: (-130)


The Braves posted an 11-4 victory on Friday in the opener of their three-game series at Busch Stadium. The Cardinals rallied from a four-run deficit to secure a 6-5 win on Saturday. Odorizzi (5-5, 3.95 ERA) tossed six strong innings in a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates in his last start. He allowed the one run on four hits while striking out seven batters and retiring 14 of the final 15 batters he faced.

In his first three starts since arriving in a trade with the Houston Astros, Odorizzi allowed 10 runs (nine earned) on 22 hits in just 13 2/3 innings. Overall, Odorizzi is 1-2 with a 4.58 ERA in four starts with his new team. He is 2-1 with a 2.91 ERA in four career starts against the Cardinals. Albert Pujols (0-for-10, three strikeouts) and Paul Goldschmidt (0-for-3, two strikeouts) have struggled against him.

The Cardinals, who have won 11 of their last 14 games, will start Adam Wainwright (9-9, 3.11) on Sunday. Wainwright allowed just three runs on 11 hits in 22 innings over his last three starts. Wainwright is 10-4 with a 3.46 ERA in 20 career outings against the Braves, including 15 starts. He has had success against Dansby Swanson (0-for-8), Ronald Acuna Jr. (0-for-5) and Matt Olson (1-for-5, two strikeouts).

StreakSmarter Pick
St. Louis Cardinals