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The Colorado Rockies and the Pittsburgh Pirates will both be trying to pick up a win on Sunday when they battle at PNC Park.
The Rockies will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Juan Nicasio in this game. Nicasio has a 6-5 record and a 4.92 ERA this season.
The Pirates will counter Nicasio with AJ Burnett. Righthander Burnett has a 2.86 ERA to go along with a 4-7 record this season.
Colorado lost its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Pirates on August 3. Bettors who backed the Pirates at -205 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Colorado: 52-60 SU
Pittsburgh: 66-44 SU
Colorado most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing NY Mets are 8-2
After playing Pittsburgh are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4
Pittsburgh most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing Miami are 6-4
After playing Colorado are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Colorado's last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 7 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 6 games on the road
Colorado is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games at home
Pittsburgh is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Pittsburgh's last 13 games at home
Colorado at NY Mets, Tuesday, August 6
Pittsburgh home to Miami, Tuesday, August 6