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Pittsburgh Pirates at Colorado Rockies Betting Odds and Pick

Coors Field hosts an MLB battle between the Colorado Rockies and the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday.

Colorado sends Chad Bettis out against Jeff Locke for the Pittsburgh Pirates in this game. Bettis is 8-5 with a 4.46 ERA on the season, while Locke is 8-11 on the year and has a 4.48 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Colorado Rockies as 125 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 11 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.3-4.1 win for the Pirates on Thursday. 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Colorado Rockies sport a record of 63-89 heading into this matchup, while the Pittsburgh Pirates sit at 92-60 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Colorado vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 19 (Colorado Rockies) and the No. 13 (Pittsburgh Pirates) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Colorado owns the No. 7 ranking for hits at 9.09 per game. By contrast, the Pittsburgh Pirates are rated No. 6 in the same category at 9.15 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Colorado has the No. 30-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Pirates own the No. 3 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Pirates enjoyed a 13-7 victory at the expense of the Rockies on Wednesday, with C Morton throwing 1.2 innings of 0-hit ball at Coors Field.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 16 of Pittsburgh's last 23 games
  • Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Pittsburgh's last 15 games on the road
  • Colorado is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games
  • Colorado is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Colorado's last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at Chicago, Friday, September 25th
Colorado home to Los Angeles, Friday, September 25th

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