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A winning streak will be on the line for the Colorado Rockies on Saturday when they battle the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards.
The Rockies will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Chad Bettis in this game. Bettis has a 0-1 record and a 5.06 ERA this season.
The Orioles will counter Bettis with Bud Norris. Righthander Norris has a 3.78 ERA to go along with a 8-9 record this season.
Last time out for Colorado, they were a 6-3 winner as they battled the Orioles on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rockies at +160 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Colorado has won 2 straight games.
Baltimore has lost 4 straight games.
Colorado: 58-65 SU
Baltimore: 65-56 SU
Colorado most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Baltimore are 6-4
After playing Baltimore are 3-6
After a win are 4-6
Baltimore most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Colorado are 4-6
After playing Colorado are 3-6
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Colorado's last 8 games when playing Baltimore
Colorado is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Colorado's last 7 games when playing on the road against Baltimore
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Baltimore's last 8 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Baltimore's last 7 games when playing at home against Colorado
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Baltimore's last 6 games at home
Baltimore home to Colorado, Sunday, August 18