St Louis Cardinals vs. Atlanta Braves 9-6-23 MLB Tips, Betting Picks, and Odds

St Louis Cardinals vs. Atlanta Braves 9/6/23 – Tonight, the St. Louis Cardinals and the Atlanta Braves face off in a highly anticipated game at Truist Park. Starting pitchers Dakota Hudson for the Cardinals and Spencer Strider for the Braves are each poised to make a strong impact. As baseball fans prepare for what promises to be a thrilling contest, those interested in MLB betting picks will find much to analyze in this matchup.

St. Louis Cardinals vs. Atlanta Braves

Date & Time: Wednesday, September 6, 2023 at 7:20 PM ET

Location: Truist Park


St Louis Cardinals vs. Atlanta Braves 9/6/23 Betting Odds

Cardinals +238+1.5 (+105)9 over (-105)
Braves-270-1.5 (-125)9 under (-115)

St. Louis Cardinals Analysis

The St. Louis Cardinals have a batting average of 0.253 and have scored 615 runs this season. They have amassed 1183 hits and 186 home runs, contributing to a respectable on-base percentage of 0.328 and a slugging percentage of 0.426. However, these figures have not translated into winning form lately, as the team has struggled in recent matches. Dakota Hudson will be taking the mound for the Cardinals. His record is 5-1 with a 4.02 ERA, suggesting a level of performance that could give the Cardinals a fighting chance. He has pitched 56 innings, allowing 52 hits, 21 walks, and 7 home runs, along with 33 strikeouts. Hudson’s WHIP stands at 1.3, signaling some control issues that might be exploited by the Braves’ potent lineup.

Atlanta Braves Analysis

The Atlanta Braves are batting at an impressive 0.275 average and have scored a whopping 789 runs. With 1282 hits and a league-leading 259 home runs, the Braves are a formidable offensive powerhouse. Their on-base percentage of 0.344 and slugging percentage of 0.5 further highlight their offensive prowess. Taking the mound for the Braves is Spencer Strider, whose 16-4 record is a testament to his outstanding season. He boasts a 3.56 ERA and has pitched 159.1 innings, conceding only 119 hits and 49 walks. Strider has also struck out an impressive 245 batters. With a WHIP of 1.05, Strider has exhibited excellent control and is expected to be a significant factor in tonight’s game.

St. Louis Cardinals vs. Atlanta Braves Against the Spread

The Cardinals are going through a rough patch, with a 5-12 straight-up (SU) record in their last 17 games and struggling particularly against the Braves with a 3-11 SU in their last 14 games against Atlanta. They have also found it tough on the road, with a 1-5 SU in their last 6 away games. When playing on the road against Atlanta, the total has consistently gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis’ last 5 games.

In contrast, the Braves are riding high with a 6-1 SU in their last 7 games and a formidable 9-2 SU record in their last 11 games at home. Notably, the total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta’s last 5 games when playing at home against St. Louis, echoing the trends observed for the Cardinals.

St. Louis Cardinals vs. Atlanta Braves Free Pick

We recommend the following picks:

Moneyline: Braves -270

Given the Braves’ stellar home record and the Cardinals’ recent struggles, especially against Atlanta, the smart pick here would be the Atlanta Braves at -270.

Spread: Braves -1.5 (-125)

The Braves have been winning with comfortable margins at home and have a robust lineup. Therefore, going with Atlanta Braves Spread -1.5 at -125 seems like a reasonable bet.

Total: 9 under (-115)

With both teams’ recent games suggesting a trend of going UNDER, especially when they play against each other at Truist Park, betting Under 9 at -115 is advisable.

Prediction: 2-6 Atlanta Braves win

Tonight’s game promises a lot of action and perhaps even some surprises. While the Braves look to continue their impressive run, the Cardinals will be aiming to upset the odds and stage a turnaround. For those interested in sports betting in Canada, this game offers an exciting prospect to put your analytical skills to the test. Whichever way the game swings, one thing is for sure—it will be an enthralling watch for baseball fans and bettors alike.