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MLB Betting Line Favors the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Colorado Rockies

The Pittsburgh Pirates will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Colorado Rockies invade PNC Park on Tuesday.

Pittsburgh hands the ball to starter Gerrit Cole in this one and he'll try to improve on his 3-6 mark on the year. Colorado counters with Tyler Chatwood, who will try to quiet the fans and the Pirates bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the Pittsburgh Pirates as -120 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 9 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.9-4.7 win for the Rockies on Tuesday. 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Pittsburgh (29-35) will face the 41-25 Rockies in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs Colorado injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 13-ranked Pittsburgh Pirates and the No. 2-rated Colorado Rockies in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Pittsburgh Pirates No. 23-rated offense, averaging 4.27 runs per game, against a Colorado Rockies defense that ranks No. 6 at 4.23 in runs allowed per game. The Pittsburgh Pirates have averaged 8.52 hits per game so far, less than Colorado Rockies batters have averaged on the year (9.23 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, Colorado owns the No. 1-rated road mark, allowing 3.56 runs per game on the highway. Pittsburgh, on the other hand, rates No. 27 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Colorado didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 7-2 to Pittsburgh on Monday at PNC Park.

Betting Trends
  • Colorado is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Colorado is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Colorado's last 6 games
  • Colorado is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games at home
  • Pittsburgh is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games when playing Colorado
  • Pittsburgh is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against Colorado
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games when playing at home against Colorado

Next Betting Matchups

Colorado at Pittsburgh, Wednesday, June 14th