MLB Matchups  >>  Colorado Rockies vs. Pittsburgh Pirates Preview 08/03/2013

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The Colorado Rockies and the Pittsburgh Pirates will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at PNC Park.

Jorge De La Rosa will be the starting pitcher for the Rockies on this day. Lefthander De La Rosa is 10-5 this season with a 3.21 ERA.

Starting this game for the Pirates will be Francisco Liriano. The lefthander has a 2.16 ERA to go along with a 11-4 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Pirates listed as 182-moneyline favorites versus the Rockies, while the game's total is sitting at 7.
Colorado was a 4-2 winner in its last match on the road against the Pirates. They won as +153 underdogs, while the total score of 6 made winners of UNDER bettors.

CURRENT STREAK:
Pittsburgh has lost 2 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
Colorado: 52-59 SU
Pittsburgh: 65-44 SU
COLORADO MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Pittsburgh are 5-5
After playing Pittsburgh are 4-6
After a win are 1-9

PITTSBURGH MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Colorado are 3-7
After playing Colorado are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Colorado's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Colorado's last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Colorado's last 5 games on the road
Colorado is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games when playing Colorado
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Pittsburgh's last 12 games at home
Pittsburgh is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home
Pittsburgh is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games

NEXT UP:
Pittsburgh home to Colorado, Sunday, August 4