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2018 MLB Season
(57-55) Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Colorado Rockies (59-52)
Date: Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Time: 8:40 PM ET
Venue: Coors Field, Denver Colorado
Projected Pitchers: Jameson Taillon vs. Antonio Senzatela
MLB Moneyline Odds: OFF
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Taillon was solid in his last outing as he was able to put in a quality start while he picked up his eighth win of the season in a 5-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs.
He went 6.2 innings giving up seven hits, three earned runs, and one home run while he struck out two and walked two.
In 125.0 innings of work this season, Taillon owns a solid strikeout (8.35 K/9) to walk rate (2.45 BB/9), while he has done a decent job limiting the long ball (0.94 HR/9) and stranding base runners (74.9% LOB%).
The end-result is a solid 3.74 ERA to go with a slightly lower 3.57 FIP.
Pittsburgh has played losing baseball in the past week winning two of their five contests.
During that span their lineup is slashing .250/.318/.388 to go with 13 extra-base hits and 19 RBI.
Senzatela was solid in his last outing as he was able to put in a quality start but walked away with the no-decision as Colorado would blow it in the ninth inning in a 3-2 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals.
He went six innings giving up five hits and one earned run while he struck out five and walked two.
In 47.1 innings of work this season, Senzatela owns a mediocre strikeout rate (7.04 K/9), low walk rate (3.23 BB/9), a solid home run rate (0.57 HR/9), but has a very low 66.3% LOB%.
The end-result is a high 4.56 ERA, but owns a 3.69. FIP meaning that defense and playing in Coors Field has inflated his ERA.
Colorad has played losing baseball in the past week only winning two of their last seven contests.
During that span their lineup is slashing .213/.299/.357 to go with 17 extra-base hits and 26 RBI.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- PIT are 2-8 in their last 10 Tue. games.
- PIT are 15-6 in their last 21 overall.
- COL are 16-5 in their last 21 home games.
- Under is 22-8-2 in COL last 32 Tue. games.
- Under is 12-3-1 in COL last 16 home games.
- PIT are 9-3 in the last 12 meetings in Colorado.
Free Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Colorado Rockies MLB Prediction: Pittsburgh edges out Colorado on the road
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Both pitchers may be coming off of quality starts, but they are about to face potent lineups. Colorado’s lineup is slumping, but they come alive at home, while this solid hitting Pittsburgh lineup should fare well in Denver. Roll with the total to eclipse the threshold.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Pirates 7 – Rockies 6
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