The Atlanta Braves and St. Louis Cardinals square off in one half of the National League Divisional Series, with the winner advancing to face the winner of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Washington Nationals NLDS.
The Braves cruised to the NL West title, winning 97 games and securing the division by four games over the Nationals. The Cardinals won the NL Central on the last day of the season, holding off a late surge by the Milwaukee Brewers and finishing 91-71.
The series kicks off on Thursday, October 3rd, with first pitch set for 5:02 p.m. on TBS. The Cardinals are starting Miles Mikolas and the Braves are starting Dallas Keuchel. The Braves sit as -141 favorites at DraftKings Sportsbook, and the Cardinals are +117 underdogs. Below are some notable odds as we get ready for this series to kick off.
- Run line (1.5): Cardinals -180, Braves +150
- Total runs (8.5): Over -120, Under -103
- Money Line: Cardinals +117, Braves -141
Series winner: Braves -155, Cardinals +130
Total games played (4.5): Over +150, Under -190
Spread — series outcome (1.5): Braves +170, Cardinals -215
Win Gm 1 and the series
- Braves: Yes +115, No -143
- Cardinals: Yes +275, No -375
Exact outcome of the series
- Braves win 3-2: +300
- Braves win 3-1: +380
- Cardinals win 3-1: +380
- Braves win 3-0: +425
- Cardinals win 3-2: +475
- Cardinals win 3-2: +1050