Betting MLB online handicappers consider Colorado to be one of the deepest teams in the league and a prime candidate to go all the way with the MLB lines.
The Colorado Rockies will host the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night with a starting time of 8:40 PM ET. Sports Gambling will have side and total odds on this National League matchup so be sure to open your account today for all of the action and excitement!
The scheduled probable starting pitchers for this matchup are Kevin Correia for Pittsburgh and Jason Hammel for Colorado.
Colorado was off to an outstanding start to the MLB baseball wagering season as they won 15 out of their first 22 games to have a firm hold on first place in the National League West Division. The Rockies were ranked 6th in MLB for run production and 12th for staff earned run average.
Troy Tulowitzki has had the hot bat for Colorado as he was hitting .317 with 6 doubles, 7 home runs, and 16 runs batted in. Hammel had a record of 2-1 with a 3.80 earned run averaged. Closer Houston Street had 8 saves and an ERA under 2.00 with no blown save opportunities. Colorado was 6-4 at home and went over the total in 7 of their first 10 home games.
Pittsburgh was 10-12 with the baseball odds to start the season and actually played their best baseball away from home as they had a road record of 7-6 while going under the total in 8 of those 13 away games.
Correia was one of the better Pittsburgh pitchers with a record of 3-2 and a 3.48 earned run average. Neil Walker was the top hitter with a .277 average and 3 home runs with 13 RBI’s.
Heading into this series Colorado had won 11 of their last 17 games with Pittsburgh as just 1 of the last 7 games between the two teams went under the total. Heading into this series Colorado dominated Pittsburgh at home with 13 wins in the last 19 games between the teams as the series went over the betting MLB online total in just 7 of the last 20 games.