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The Pittsburgh Pirates and the Colorado Rockies will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Coors Field.
AJ Burnett will be the starting pitcher for the Pirates on this day. Righthander Burnett is 5-7 this season with a 2.73 ERA.
It'll be Juan Nicasio toeing the rubber for the Rockies in this contest. Righthander Nicasio is 6-6 with a 5.05 ERA so far this season.
In their last action, Pittsburgh was a 10-1 loser on the road against the Rockies. Bettors on Colorado at +135 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Pittsburgh: 70-45 SU
Colorado: 53-64 SU
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Colorado are 4-6
After playing Colorado are 8-2
After a loss are 5-5
Colorado most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After playing Pittsburgh are 2-8
After a win are 1-9
A few trends to consider:
Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Pittsburgh is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Pittsburgh's last 9 games when playing Colorado
Pittsburgh is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games at home
Colorado is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Colorado's last 9 games when playing Pittsburgh
Colorado home to Pittsburgh, Sunday, August 11