Braves vs Cardinals 2019 NLDS Game 4 Odds, Preview & Pick

Braves vs Cardinals 2019 NLDS Game 4 Odds, Preview & Pick

Written by on October 7, 2019

The Atlanta Braves stormed back this past Sunday to take a commanding 2-1 lead over the St. Louis Cardinals in their best-of-5 series. Can the Braves shut the door on the Cardinals in Game 4 on Monday? Or, will the Cards even up the score? Check out the MLB Playoff odds, analysis, and a free pick for the Braves vs Cardinals Game 4!

Braves vs Cardinals 2019 NLDS Game 4 Odds, Preview & Pick

Why Atlanta Braves are a good bet at -120?

The Atlanta Braves were down 0-1 for almost the entire 9 innings on Sunday. The rally didn’t happen until the final three outs when Atlanta scored 3. They held St. Louis to 0 runs at the bottom of the ninth to secure a 3-1 victory.

Although Atlanta has yet to say who will start on Monday, the odds imply the ATL closes out the series. Atlanta has proven to be quite adept at adjusting in game. The Braves have a shot to end St. Louis’ dream on Oct. 7.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Runs/G: 5.28
  • BA: .258
  • OPS: .789
  • HR: 249
  • SB: 89
Defense:
  • ERA: 4.20
  • WHIP: 1.26
  • KS: 1393
  • Quality Starts: 76
  • Errors: 78

Why St. Louis Cardinals are a good bet at +100?

The St. Louis Cardinals had the game won until the dreadful ninth inning. The Cards won’t implode again while pitcher Dakota Hudson ended the regular season with a decent 16-7 record and 3.35 ERA. Hudson should pitch deep into this one.

Because this could be St. Louis’ final game of the season, expect them to do whatever it takes to win. The Cardinals won’t leave anything in the tank. St. Louis has a great shot of getting it done in Game 4.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Runs/G: 4.72
  • BA: .245
  • OPS: .737
  • HR: 210
  • SB: 116
Defense:
  • ERA: 3.82
  • WHIP: 1.27
  • KS: 1399
  • Quality Starts: 76
  • Errors: 66

MLB Betting Trends for Braves vs Cardinals Game 4

  • Braves are 1-4 in their last 5 playoff road games
  • Braves are 1-4 in their last 5 Divisional playoff road games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Atlanta’s last 6 games
  • Cardinals are 6-1 in Hudson’s last 7 home starts
  • Cardinals are 6-1 in Hudson’s last 7 home starts versus the National League East
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of St. Louis’ last 7 gamesmes

Braves vs Cardinals NLDS Game 4 MLB Betting Analysis

It’s likely that Julio Teheran picks up the baseball for the Atlanta Braves. Max Fried has moved to the bullpen because Chris Martin is hurt. Manager Brian Snitker added Teheran after Martin’s injury. Unless Snitker starts Dallas Kuechel off short rest, Teheran should get the call.

During the season, Teheran posted a 3.81 ERA and 1.32 WHIP. St. Louis only hits .245 against him. The Braves bat .323 against Dakota Hudson. Granted, that’s only from 31 at-bats, but Atlanta is flying high right now after the comeback win on Sunday night. It’s hard to see St. Louis picking themselves up mentally and physically enough to get the job done on Monday. Atlanta closes out the Cards on Oct. 7.

MLB Free Pick: Atlanta Braves -120

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