Cardinals vs. Braves Sharp Betting Report: Big Bets Landing on NLDS Game 1 Over/Under
Jennifer Stewart-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Paul Goldschmidt
- The over/under for tonight's NLDS Game 1 between the St. Louis Cardinals and Atlanta Braves is set at 9.
- Professional bettors have flooded the market with action on the over/under.
- Using The Action Network's betting tools, let's analyze how sharps are playing this matchup.
Wiseguys got their MLB Postseason betting off to a great start last night, cashing both the Rays on the moneyline at plus-money and the under.
On Thursday, the National Leagues gets its division series underway with Cardinals vs. Braves at 5:02 p.m. ET, followed by Nationals vs. Dodgers at 8:37 p.m.
While the latter of these matchups has yet to attract any professional money of consequence, big bets have already landed on the Cardinals vs. Braves over/under.
Odds as of Thursday at 9:45 a.m. ET and via PointsBet, where Action Network users get an exclusive 200% deposit match (deposit $50, bet with $150).
Let’s look at how the big bettors are playing this game, and how that money is forcing oddsmakers make adjustments to the line.
St. Louis Cardinals vs. Atlanta Braves Sharp Report
Miles Mikolas (9-14, 4.16 ERA) vs. Dallas Keuchel (8-8, 3.75 ERA)
When it comes to dissecting how the sharps are betting Cardinals vs. Braves, our MLB betting percentage and money data provide all the insight we need.
Just 41% of bets have taken the over, yet that minority accounts for a whopping 72% of all money wagered on the total.
This tells us that the largest bets are coming in on the over, despite casual bettors preferring the under.
The betting market concurs, as this total has pushed from an opener of 8.5 up to 9.
In fact, Sports Insights’ Bet Signals, which track and report professional betting action in real-time, have triggered two Steam Moves on the over, marking two separate instances of market-moving money flooding that side of the total and forcing oddsmakers to adjust their numbers.