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Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Colorado Rockies

A winning streak will be on the line for the Colorado Rockies on Saturday when they battle the Pittsburgh Pirates at Coors Field.

Jeff Locke will be the starting pitcher for the Pirates on this day. Left hander Locke is 2-1 this season with a 3.05 ERA.

Meanwhile, it'll be Tyler Matzek who starts for the Rockies. Left hander Matzek is 1-4 with a 4.91 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers opened the Pirates as -139-moneyline favorites versus the Rockies, while the game's total opened at 10.5

The Pirates were a 8-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Rockies. That made winners of bettors who got Colorado at +101 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Pittsburgh:
Team record: 54-48
Pittsburgh is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 7 games
Pittsburgh is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games on the road

Colorado:
Team record: 42-60
Colorado is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Colorado's last 18 games
Colorado is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh

Next up:
Pittsburgh at Colorado Sunday, July 27