Atlanta will host the first game of the NLDS against St. Louis
St. Louis Cardinals (91-71, first in the NL Central) vs. Atlanta Braves (97-65, first in the NL East)
Atlanta; Thursday, 5 p.m. EDT
LINE: Braves -137; over/under is 9 runs
BOTTOM LINE: Dallas Keuchel and Atlanta will host St. Louis in Game 1 of the NLDS.
The Braves are 50-31 in home games. The Atlanta pitching staff averages 8.6 strikeouts per nine innings, Max Fried leads them with a mark of 9.4.
The Cardinals are 41-40 in road games. St. Louis is slugging .415 as a unit. Paul Goldschmidt leads the team with a slugging percentage of .476.
TOP PERFORMERS: Ozzie Albies leads the Braves with 75 extra base hits and is batting .295. Adeiny Hechavarria is 8-for-17 with a double, a triple, two home runs and five RBIs over the last 10 games for Atlanta.