Atlanta Braves vs. St. Louis Cardinals MLB Pick, Odds, Prediction 5/7/14
St. Louis Cardinals (17-16) at Atlanta Braves (17-14)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 7:10 pm (Turner Field)
Adam Wainwright (R) (5-2) (2.160) vs. Mike Minor (L) (0-1) (3.000)
The Line: Atlanta Braves +119 / St. Louis Cardinals -129 --- Over/Under: 7 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-Midwest, SportSouth
The Atlanta Braves and the St. Louis Cardinals meet on Wednesday at Turner field for game three of their series.
The Atlanta Braves ended their seven game losing streak on Tuesday as they knocked off the visiting St. Louis Cardinals. Justin Upton had two hits including a home run, Chris Johnson had two hits, and Freddie Freeman added a hit as the Braves scored two runs on eight hits. Starting pitcher Gavin Floyd allowed six hits and a run while striking out five over 7.0 innings to not factor in the decision as David Carpenter got the win to go to 2-0 and Craig Kimbrel earned his ninth save. For Wednesday’s game the Braves start Mike Minor who lost his only start this year. For the season Minor has allowed seven hits and two runs while striking out four over 6.0 innings for a 0-1 record and a 3.00 ERA.
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The St. Louis Cardinals wasted another solid pitching outing as they lost to the Braves in Atlanta on Tuesday. Matt Holliday had two hits and Matt Carpenter and Matt Adams had hits as the Cardinals scored one run on six hits. Starting pitcher Tyler Lyons allowed four hits and a run while striking out seven over 6.0 innings to take a no decision while Randy Choate took the loss to fall to 0-1 for the season. For Wednesday’s game the Cardinals start Adam Wainwright who took a loss in his last start that ended his personal four game winning streak. For the season Wainwright has allowed 34 hits and 12 earned runs while striking out 46 over 50 innings for a 5-2 record and a 2.16 ERA.
I am not expecting a lot of scoring so my free pick will be on the under.
My stronger play is on the winning side and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.
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