MLB Prop Bets: Atlanta Braves vs St. Louis Cardinals – August 27, 2022

MLB Prop Bets: Atlanta Braves vs St. Louis Cardinals - August 27, 2022
2022-08-27 19:15:00 EDT

The Atlanta Braves (79-48) face the St. Louis Cardinals (72-54) at Busch Stadium on Saturday at 7:15pm (ET). Let’s take a look at the MLB Prop Bets for the matchup. Charlie Morton is the probable pitcher for the Braves, while Jordan Montgomery is the probable pitcher for the Cardinals. The total runs line is set at 7.5, with OVER at -106 and UNDER at -115.

  • The Braves (+160) have a 66-61 Run Line record this season, while the Cardinals (-190) hold a record of 70-56.
  • The Braves have a 64-56-7 O/U record this season (meaning 64 games have gone over the total runs line, 56 have gone under and seven have resulted in a push). The Cardinals have a 61-62-3 O/U record.

Scoring Insights

  • The Braves are averaging 5.0 runs per game this season (3rd in the league). Comparatively, the Cardinals are averaging 4.9 (4th).
  • In the field, the Braves are allowing 3.9 runs per game this season (7th in the league), while the Cardinals are allowing an average of 4.0 runs (8th).

Let’s take a look at how these teams perform in some other key statistical areas.

Batting Insights:

Batting Average

  • Looking at their batting averages this season, the Braves are at .254 (ranking 8th in the Major leagues), while the Cardinals are batting .259 (5th).

Home Runs

  • In terms of total home runs this season, the Cardinals have hit 152 (T7th in the Major Leagues). Meanwhile, the Braves have managed 190 (2nd).

Runs Batted In

  • Finally, looking at their runs batted in, the Braves have recorded 603 RBIs to rank 3rd in the MLB this season. Comparatively, the Cardinals have recorded 587 RBIs to rank 4th.

Pitching Insights:

Earned Run Average

  • The Cardinals have an earned run average of 3.82 this season (11th in the Majors), while The Braves have an ERA of 3.53 (5th).


  • Turning our attention to total strikeouts, the Braves have recorded an impressive 1217 this season, ranking 1st in the MLB. Contrastingly, the Cardinals rank 28th for total strikeouts, recording only 917.

Opponent Batting Average

  • Opponents are batting an average of .243 against the Cardinals this season (16th in the Major Leagues). Comparatively, the Braves’ opponents are at .230 (4th).

First Innings Moneyline

  • Here are their first innings moneyline records in 2022.
  • Total Home Road Favorite Underdog Neutral Last 10
    Braves 29-22-76 15-8-43 14-14-33 26-14-60 3-8-16 0-0-0 1-1-8
    Cardinals 36-26-64 22-8-32 14-18-32 26-11-34 10-15-30 0-0-0 4-1-5

Lead After Three Innings

  • Here are their records after the first three innings in 2022.
  • Total Home Road Favorite Underdog Neutral Last 10
    Braves 54-38-35 32-15-19 22-23-16 48-23-29 6-15-6 0-0-0 4-3-3
    Cardinals 51-44-31 32-20-10 19-24-21 34-25-12 17-19-19 0-0-0 4-4-2


  • The NRFI is 73-54 in Braves games this season. The Cardinals have a 59-67 NRFI record.

Last Time They Met

The Braves recorded an 11-4 victory over the Cardinals at Busch Stadium yesterday. William Contreras went yard en route to that victory, hitting a home run to go with 3 RBIs. The Braves have now won four straight at Busch Stadium against the Cardinals.

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