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MLB BASEBALL

Colorado Rockies vs. Baltimore Orioles

The Colorado Rockies and the Baltimore Orioles will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at Camden Yards in an interleague contest.

Righthander Juan Nicasio will take the mound for the Rockies to start this game. Nicasio is 6-6 this season with a 5.04 ERA.

The Orioles will counter Nicasio with Wei-Yin Chen. Lefthander Chen has a 3.06 ERA to go along with a 6-5 record this season.

In their last action, Colorado was a 4-2 winner at home against the Padres. Bettors on Colorado at -138 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

Last time out for Baltimore, they were a 5-4 loser as they battled the Diamondbacks on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Diamondbacks at -127 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Current streak:
Baltimore has lost 3 straight games.

Team records:
Colorado: 57-65 SU
Baltimore: 65-55 SU

Colorado most recently:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Baltimore are 5-4
After playing San Diego are 6-4
After a win are 4-6

Baltimore most recently:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Colorado are 4-5
After playing Arizona are 1-9
After a loss are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing Baltimore
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing on the road against Baltimore
Colorado is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Baltimore's last 5 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Baltimore's last 5 games when playing at home against Colorado
Baltimore is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
Baltimore home to Colorado, Saturday, August 17