Braves vs. Cardinals MLB Game Preview (6/24/24): Odds, Lineups, Injuries & Stats

Written By Editorial Team on June 24, 2024
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The Atlanta Braves are scheduled to play the St. Louis Cardinals at 7:45 p.m. ET today at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. The game will be broadcast on BSSO. Braves moneyline odds stand at -121, while Cardinals odds are at +102. This MLB matchup at Busch Stadium features clear skies with a high of 94 degrees. Both teams compete in the NL, with the Braves in the East division and the Cardinals in the Central division.

Braves vs. Cardinals pregame odds for 6/24/24

For MLB fans and bettors looking at the Braves vs. Cardinals game at Busch Stadium, St. Louis, understanding the pregame MLB betting odds is crucial. The Braves are generally the favorites with moneyline odds sitting at -120 across several Massachusetts online sportsbooks. Cardinals odds show them as slight underdogs at home. The over/under for the game is consistently set at 8.5 runs, indicating expectations for a moderate-scoring game. Here’s how specific sportsbooks are lining up:

  • DraftKings: Braves -120, Cardinals +100, over/under 8.5
  • FanDuel: Braves -124, Cardinals +106, over/under 8.5
  • Caesars: Braves -120, Cardinals +100, over/under 8.5
  • BetMGM: Braves -120, Cardinals +100, over/under 8.5

Odds are subject to change and may vary between sportsbooks for the Braves vs Cardinals.

Braves vs. Cardinals projected starting lineups tonight

Braves starting lineup tonight

  1. CF Jarred Kelenic (L)
  2. 2B Ozzie Albies (S)
  3. DH Marcell Ozuna (R)
  4. 1B Matt Olson (L)
  5. 3B Austin Riley (R)
  6. LF Adam Duvall (R)
  7. C Sean Murphy (R)
  8. SS Orlando Arcia (R)
  9. RF Ramón Laureano (R)

Cardinals starting lineup tonight

  1. SS Masyn Winn (R)
  2. RF Alec Burleson (L)
  3. 1B Paul Goldschmidt (R)
  4. 2B Nolan Gorman (L)
  5. 3B Nolan Arenado (R)
  6. LF Brendan Donovan (L)
  7. DH Matt Carpenter (L)
  8. C Pedro Pagés (R)
  9. CF Michael Siani (L)

Braves vs Cardinals injuries for Monday

Braves: Key injuries include Ronald Acuña Jr. with a left ACL tear, out for the 2024 season. Tyler Matzek and Huascar Ynoa are on the 60-day injured list due to elbow issues. A.J. Minter expected back late-June from hip inflammation.

Cardinals: Nolan Arenado is doubtful with left forearm discomfort. Steven Matz and Keynan Middleton are out with back and forearm injuries, respectively. Willson Contreras expected to return late June from a forearm fracture.

Braves vs Cardinals probable starting pitchers today

Starting pitchers W-LERAWHIPK%BB%
(ATL) Spencer Schwellenbach (R)1-24.991.2020.47.5
(STL) Lance Lynn (R)2-34.081.4321.78.8

Atlanta Braves team stats & standings June 24

Heading into Busch Stadium, the Atlanta Braves show promising Braves odds with a solid 43-32 record. Their performance in the last ten games, securing 8 wins, highlights their competitive edge. With a .245 batting average and 85 home runs this season, their offensive lineup is formidable. The Braves’ pitching staff, boasting a 3.59 ERA and 665 strikeouts, underlines their defensive strength. Their recent game against the Yankees saw them winning with 3 runs and 6 hits.

  • Runs per game: 4.5
  • Team average: .245
  • Team home runs: 85
  • Team Stolen bases: 33
  • Team ERA: 3.59
  • Team pitching strikeouts: 665

St. Louis Cardinals team stats & standings June 24

The St. Louis Cardinals, with a 39-37 record, are set to defend their turf at Busch Stadium, showing competitive Cardinals odds. Their recent victories, 7 wins in the last 10 games, signal a strong momentum. The Cardinals have managed a .239 batting average and 77 home runs this season. Their pitching team, with a 3.96 ERA and 627 strikeouts, is ready to challenge the Braves. Their latest match against the Giants resulted in a win, showcasing their capability to secure runs and hits effectively.

  • Runs per game: 4.0
  • Team average: .239
  • Team home runs: 77
  • Team Stolen bases: 45
  • Team ERA: 3.96
  • Team pitching strikeouts: 627

Player stats and recent news for Braves vs. Cardinals

The Atlanta Braves and St. Louis Cardinals have players making significant impacts this MLB season. Marcell Ozuna leads the Braves with a .314 batting average, 21 home runs, and 64 RBIs, making them a team to watch in the MLB odds. On the Cardinals side, Masyn Winn boasts a .299 batting average, while Nolan Gorman has hit 16 home runs. Recent performances by pitchers Max Fried and Sonny Gray could influence the Braves odds and Cardinals odds, respectively, as they both secured wins in their last outings.

Atlanta Braves season leaders

Marcell Ozuna’s performance is crucial for the Atlanta Braves, leading in batting average, home runs, and RBIs. Max Fried’s recent win against the Yankees with a 3.00 ERA positions the Braves strongly for their next game. Ronald Acuña Jr.’s speed on the bases also adds a dynamic aspect to the Braves’ game.

  • AVG Leader: Marcell Ozuna .314
  • HR Leader: Marcell Ozuna 21
  • RBI Leader: Marcell Ozuna 64
  • Runs Leader: Marcell Ozuna 45
  • SB Leader: Ronald Acuña Jr. 16

St. Louis Cardinals season leaders

For the St. Louis Cardinals, Masyn Winn and Nolan Gorman are standout players, contributing significantly to the team’s batting and home run statistics. Sonny Gray’s recent performance with a 2.81 ERA is vital for the Cardinals as they prepare for their next game at Busch Stadium, St. Louis.

  • AVG Leader: Masyn Winn .299
  • HR Leader: Nolan Gorman 16
  • RBI Leader: Brendan Donovan 38
  • Runs Leader: Paul Goldschmidt 36
  • SB Leader: Michael Siani 9
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