April 16, 2018 3:32 PM CDT

Colorado Rockies vs Pittsburgh Pirates 4/16/2018

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The Pittsburgh Pirates are 4-2 at home this season and are solid favorites to beat the Colorado Rockies who are 7-4 on the road this season. The Pirates have a better than 55% chance of winning based on 10,000 game simulations generated one play at a time by the AccuScore Simulation Supercomputer. Pirates\' starter Steven Brault is forecasted to have a better game than Rockies\' starter German Marquez. Steven Brault has a 25% chance of having a Quality Start (QS) while German Marquez has a 15% chance of a QS. If Steven Brault has a quality start the Pirates has a 79% chance of winning. His simulated strikeout to walk ratio is 2.8 and he has a 23% chance of having a 5 to 1 K/BB ratio. When he has a 5/1 ratio the Pirates win 65%. In German Marquez quality starts the Rockies win 61%. He has a 10% chance of having a 5 to 1 K/BB ratio and if he does his team wins 61% of simulations. In simulations we tracked the batter for each team that was most productive based his average hits, walks and RBI per simulation. The most productive batter for the Pittsburgh Pirates is Elias Diaz who averaged 2.43 hits+walks+RBI. He has a 41% chance of having a big game with 3+ Hits, Walks, RBI and if he has a big game the Pirates have a 67% chance of winning. The most productive batter for the Colorado Rockies is Charlie Blackmon who averaged 3 hits+walks+RBI. He has a 52% chance of having a big game with 3+ Hits, Walks, RBI and if he has a big game the Rockies have a 57% chance of winning.

CURRENT SEASON: We advise relying on these trends after the first 6 to 8 weeks of the season. UNITS EDGE FAVORS: Colorado Rockies

Colorado RockiesRECORDPittsburgh PiratesRECORDUNITS EDGE
Record on the Road7-4, 64% 512Record at Home4-2, 67% 119Colorado Rockies
VS Pittsburgh Pirates0-0 No GamesVS Colorado Rockies0-0 No GamesN/A
vs Team .500 or Better2-4, 33% -196vs Team Under .5008-2, 80% 464Pittsburgh Pirates
Record As Road Underdog6-2, 75% 631Record As Home Favorite3-2, 60% 23Colorado Rockies
When German Marquez Starts2-1, 67% 97When Steven Brault Starts1-1, 50% -25Colorado Rockies

LAST SEASON: We advise focusing on these trends in the first month of the season. UNITS EDGE FAVORS: Colorado Rockies

Colorado RockiesRECORDPittsburgh PiratesRECORDUNITS EDGE
Record on the Road41-41, 50% 868Record at Home44-37, 54% 312Colorado Rockies
VS Pittsburgh Pirates3-3, 50% -62VS Colorado Rockies3-3, 50% -44Pittsburgh Pirates
vs Team Under .50050-40, 56% 54vs Team .500 or Better40-50, 44% -324Colorado Rockies
Record As Road Underdog30-30, 50% 1026Record As Home Favorite28-22, 56% -112Colorado Rockies
When German Marquez Starts17-12, 59% 417When Steven Brault Starts4-0, 100% 581Pittsburgh Pirates

OVER-UNDER TRENDS

Colorado RockiesRECORDPittsburgh PiratesRECORDO-U EDGE
OVER-UNDER ON ROAD6-4, 60% OverOVER-UNDER AT HOME4-2, 67% OverOVER
ROAD OVER-UNDER PAST 30 DAYS6-4, 60% OverROAD OVER-UNDER PAST 30 DAYS4-2, 67% OverOVER
ROAD OVER-UNDER LAST SEASON37-42, 47% OverROAD OVER-UNDER LAST SEASON35-43, 45% OverOVER
OVER-UNDER IN German Marquez STARTS1-2, 33% OverOVER-UNDER IN Steven Brault STARTS1-1, 50% OverN/A

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SIDE VALUE (Current Season) - Colorado Rockies Road Games: 8-3, 73% +622 Pittsburgh Pirates Home Games: 2-4, 33% -207 SIDE VALUE (Last Season) - Colorado Rockies Road Games: 42-40, 51% +131 Pittsburgh Pirates Home Games: 38-43, 47% -126

MONEY LINE (Current Season) - Colorado Rockies Road Games: 7-4, 64% +224 Pittsburgh Pirates Home Games: 4-2, 67% +138 MONEY LINE (Last Season) - Colorado Rockies Road Games: 46-36, 56% +167 Pittsburgh Pirates Home Games: 43-38, 53% -60

OVER-UNDER RECORD (Current Season) - Colorado Rockies Road Games: 6-4, 60% + 160 Pittsburgh Pirates Home Games: 4-2, 67% + 180 OVER-UNDER RECORD (LAST SEASON) - Colorado Rockies Road Games: 29-38, 43% -1280 Pittsburgh Pirates Home Games: 38-30, 56% + 500

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