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The Colorado Rockies will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Friday when they take on the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park.
left hander Jorge De La Rosa will take the mound for the Rockies to start this game. De La Rosa is 10-6 this season with a 4.70 ERA.
The Pirates will counter De La Rosa with Francisco Liriano. Left hander Liriano has a 4.72 ERA to go along with a 1-7 record this season.
Oddsmakers opened the Pirates as -136-moneyline favorites versus the Rockies, while the game's total opened at 7.5
The Pirates were a 6-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Reds. That made winners of bettors who got Cincinnati at -116 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.
In their last action, Colorado was a 13-5 loser at home against the Twins. Bettors on Minnesota at +121 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (18) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Team record: 40-55
Colorado is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Colorado's last 11 games
Colorado is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Colorado's last 15 games on the road
Team record: 49-46
Pittsburgh is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games
Pittsburgh is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Pittsburgh is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Colorado
Colorado at Pittsburgh Saturday, July 19