Predictions for Braves vs. Cardinals: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – June 26

Wednesday’s game that pits the Atlanta Braves (44-33) against the St. Louis Cardinals (40-38) at Busch Stadium is expected to be a close matchup based on our computer prediction, which projects a final score of 6-5 in favor of the Braves. First pitch is at 7:15 PM ET on June 26.

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Braves vs. Cardinals Matchup Info

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Braves vs. Cardinals Predictions

  • Score Prediction: Braves 6, Cardinals 5
  • Total Prediction: Over 8 runs

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Braves vs. Cardinals Betting Lines

Braves vs Cardinals Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Braves -130 +110 8 -110 -110

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Braves Betting Insights

  • Atlanta has come away with 41 wins in the 68 contests it has been listed as the favorite in this season.
  • This year, the Braves have won 37 of 59 games when listed as at least -130 or better on the moneyline.
  • Atlanta’s games have gone over the total in 27 of 77 opportunities.
  • The Braves played as the moneyline favorite in 11 of their past 15 games, and they went 7-4 in those matchups.
  • Over its past 15 outings — all had a set run total — Atlanta and its opponents combined to hit the over on the total six times.

Cardinals Betting Insights

  • St. Louis has won 47.5% of the games this season it was the underdog on the moneyline (19-21).
  • The Cardinals are 7-15 (winning only 31.8% of their games) when they have played as a moneyline underdog of +110 or longer.
  • St. Louis has played in 77 games with a set over/under, and it has combined with opponents to go over the total 32 times (32-40-5).
  • In eight games as underdogs in their past 15 matchups, the Cardinals have a record of 5-3.
  • In its past 15 games with a total, St. Louis and its opponents have combined to hit the over five times.

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Braves vs. Cardinals Probable Pitchers

Braves’ Starting Pitcher: Bryce Elder

  • Bryce Elder did not pitch as the moneyline favorite in any games last season.

Cardinals’ Starting Pitcher: Matthew Liberatore

  • The 24-year-old has put up an ERA of 4.46, with 6.6 strikeouts per nine innings in 26 games this season. Opponents are hitting .243 against him.
  • The Cardinals were the underdog on the moneyline for one Matthew Liberatore start this season — they lost.
  • Liberatore’s team has a 1-3 record in his starts this season.
  • Liberatore has started four contests with a total set by bookmakers this season. The teams have combined to go over the run total in two of them.

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Braves’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 44-33
Home 24-13
Road 20-20
One-Run Games 8-11
Scoring 5+ Runs 29-6

Cardinals’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 40-38
Home 21-16
Road 19-22
One-Run Games 14-11
Scoring 5+ Runs 24-7

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