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Pittsburgh Pirates vs Colorado Rockies Betting Odds Analysis, Lines and Pick

Colorado Rockies

vs

Pittsburgh Pirates
Friday, July 18, 2014 7:05 PM ET
PNC Park

The Pittsburgh Pirates battle the visiting Colorado Rockies on Friday in MLB betting odds action at PNC Park.

It's a pitching duel between Francisco Liriano for the Pittsburgh Pirates (1-7 on the year) and Jorge De La Rosa for Colorado Rockies (10-6 so far).

Colorado Rockies vs Pittsburgh Pirates Opening Odds and Betting Line

The visiting Colorado Rockies were 126 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 7.5 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under betting.

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Computer Prediction: Colorado Rockies vs Pittsburgh Pirates Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Pirates to win this game 4.6-4.1. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Colorado Rockies vs Pittsburgh Pirates Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Pittsburgh Pirates bring a 49-46 record to the battle against the 40-55 Rockies. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Colorado injuries news.

This game puts the Pittsburgh Pirates, most recently No. 10 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Colorado Rockies, who rate a No. 29 in the latest survey.

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How Colorado Rockies vs Pittsburgh Pirates Stats Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Pittsburgh Pirates and its No. 15-rated batting order, averaging 4.12 runs per nine innings, against the No. 4 lineup of the Colorado Rockies at 4.79 runs per outing.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Pittsburgh has the No. 13-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rockies own the No. 30 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Colorado was a 13-5 loser at home against the Twins. Bettors on Minnesota at +121 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (18) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Rockies were saddled with a loss last time out in Brett Anderson's start, as they lost 13-5 against Minnesota on Sunday at Coors Field.

The Pirates were a 6-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Reds. That made winners of bettors who got Cincinnati at -116 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors. The Pirates endured a 6-3 loss at the hands of the Reds on Sunday, with Francisco Liriano throwing 4 innings of 3-hit ball at Great American Ball Park.

Colorado Rockies vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Odds Trends

Colorado is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Colorado's last 11 games
Colorado is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Colorado's last 15 games on the road
Pittsburgh is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games
Pittsburgh is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Pittsburgh is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Colorado

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