Colorado Rockies Host Pittsburgh Pirates in MLB Baseball Betting Action

Pittsburgh Pirates

vs

Colorado Rockies
Friday, July 25, 2014 8:40 PM ET
Coors Field

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates dueling the Colorado Rockies on Friday at Coors Field.

The Colorado Rockies will rely on Brett Anderson to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Charlie Morton will be his counterpart for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Brett Anderson is 0-3 this season, and Charlie Morton is 5-9.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Colorado Rockies Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to pick the Colorado Rockies in this matchup found them as 113 underdogs on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 10.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Pittsburgh Pirates vs Colorado Rockies Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Pirates to win this game 4.7-4. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Colorado Rockies Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Colorado (41-60) will face the 54-47 Pirates in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Colorado vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

The Colorado Rockies sit at No. 30 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Pittsburgh Pirates sit at No. 9 on the same chart.

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How Pittsburgh Pirates vs Colorado Rockies Stats Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates rank No. 8 at 8.82 hits per game. That compares with the Colorado Rockies No. 1 ranking in that category.

Colorado owns the No. 30 defense, allowing 4.69 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Pittsburgh's No. 14-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Pittsburgh won its last outing, a 6-1 result against the Dodgers on July 23. Bettors who backed the Pirates at -154 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Pirates grabbed a win last time out, defeating Dan Haren and the Dodgers 6-1 on Wednesday at PNC Park.

Colorado won its last outing, a 6-4 result against the Nationals on July 23. Bettors who backed the Rockies at +135 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window. Colorado hopes solid pitching and defense that led to their last victory - a 11-strikeout performance from Jorge De La Rosa - will prevail again after their 6-4 victory against Washington at Coors Field.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Colorado Rockies Betting Odds Trends

Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games
Pittsburgh is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games on the road
Colorado is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
Colorado is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
Colorado is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games when playing at home against Pittsburgh

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at Colorado, Saturday, July 26th

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