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Pittsburgh Pirates Favored by -134 Against Colorado Rockies on Tuesday

The Colorado Rockies host Pittsburgh on Tuesday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 63-87 mark against the 90-60 Pirates in MLB betting odds action at Coors Field.

J.A. Happ gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday; he's 9-8 on the season. The Colorado Rockies, meanwhile, will counter with Chris Rusin, who will be looking to improve on his 5-8 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the Colorado Rockies in this matchup found them as 124 underdogs on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 11 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5-4 win for the Pirates. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Colorado Rockies Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Colorado Rockies bring a 63-87 record to the battle against the 90-60 Pirates. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Colorado vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Colorado Rockies at No. 19 and the Pittsburgh Pirates at No. 13 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Colorado has baseball's No. 8-rated offensive output, at 9.08 hits per game. The Pittsburgh Pirates average 9.07 hits per game, good for No. 7 on the list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Colorado has the No. 30-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Pirates own the No. 3 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Pittsburgh got the job done in their last match in a 9-3 victory over Colorado on Monday at Coors Field behind starter A Burnett.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Pittsburgh's last 14 games
  • Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Pittsburgh's last 13 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Colorado
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games
  • Colorado is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Colorado's last 5 games at home
  • Colorado is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Pittsburgh

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at Colorado, Wednesday, September 23rd