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Colorado Rockies visit Pittsburgh Pirates in MLB Betting Odds Clash

Colorado Rockies


Pittsburgh Pirates
Sunday, July 20, 2014 1:35 PM ET
PNC Park

The Pittsburgh Pirates get a visit from the Colorado Rockies in MLB baseball betting action on Sunday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Tyler Matzek, with a record of 1-4 on the season, gets the ball for the Colorado Rockies, while the Pittsburgh Pirates trot Jeff Locke to the mound in this one. He is 2-1 so far in 2014.

Colorado Rockies vs Pittsburgh Pirates Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Colorado Rockies were listed as 157 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 8 before betting started earlier on Sunday over at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Colorado Rockies vs Pittsburgh Pirates Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.6-4 win for the Pirates on Sunday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Colorado Rockies vs Pittsburgh Pirates Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

51-46 Pittsburgh battles the Rockies, currently with a 40-57 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Colorado injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 10 (Pittsburgh Pirates) and the No. 29 (Colorado Rockies) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

How Colorado Rockies vs Pittsburgh Pirates Stats Matchup

The game also pits Pittsburgh Pirates No. 14-rated offense, averaging 4.1 runs per game, against a Colorado Rockies defense that ranks No. 30 at 5.29 in runs allowed per game. The Pittsburgh Pirates have averaged 8.78 hits per game so far, less than Colorado Rockies batters have averaged on the year (9.57 hits per game).

Defensively, Colorado features the No. 28-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.69 runs per game. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, comes in at No. 10 at home, scoring 4.37 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Colorado, they were a 3-2 loser as they battled the Pirates on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Pirates at -161 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Colorado lost a tight one on Saturday, seeing the game get away from them in extra innings and falling by a 3-2 score against Pittsburgh at PNC Park.

Colorado Rockies vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Odds Trends

Colorado is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Colorado's last 9 games
Colorado is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Colorado's last 13 games when playing Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games
Pittsburgh is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Pittsburgh's last 13 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Colorado home to Washington, Monday, July 21st
Pittsburgh home to Los Angeles, Monday, July 21st