Pirates Vs Rockies: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – May 24, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on May 24, 2022

Brendan Rodgers brings an 11-game hitting streak into the Colorado Rockies’ (19-22) game versus the Pittsburgh Pirates (17-24), at 6:35 PM ET on Tuesday, at PNC Park. Pittsburgh’s (-116 to win) Roansy Contreras and Colorado’s (-102) Kyle Freeland will start this matchup.

The betting trends in this article use the latest odds as of May 24, 2022 at 5:12 PM ET. Keep scrolling for a look at all of the latest odds for this game and get up to $1,000 Risk Free Bet at FanDuel today!

Pirates vs Rockies Betting Lines

Pirates Betting Insights

  • The Pirates have won five of the eight games they’ve played as favorites this season.
  • Pittsburgh has a record of 4-3 in games where oddsmakers favor them by at least -116 on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 53.7% chance of a victory for the Pirates.
  • Pittsburgh and its opponents have hit the over in 15 of their 41 games with a total this season.
  • In 41 games with a spread this season, the Pirates are 19-22-0 ATS.

Pirates Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 4-6
Runs Per Game 2.2
HR 7
ERA 5.01
K/9 7.16

Rockies Betting Insights

  • The Rockies have been chosen as underdogs in 28 games this year and have walked away with the win 11 times (39.3%) in those games.
  • Colorado has a win-loss record of 11-16 when favored by -102 or worse by bookmakers this year.
  • The Rockies have an implied victory probability of 50.5% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.
  • Colorado and their opponents have hit the over in 22 of their 41 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season.
  • The Rockies have posted a record of 18-23-0 against the spread this season.

Rockies Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 3-7
Runs Per Game 5.8
HR 12
ERA 5.06
K/9 7.38

Rockies Probable Pitcher – Kyle Freeland

  • Freeland makes the start for the Rockies, his ninth of the season. He is 1-4 with a 4.85 ERA and 34 strikeouts over 42 2/3 innings pitched.
  • The left-hander last pitched on Wednesday against the San Francisco Giants, when he went six innings, allowing three earned runs while giving up seven hits.
  • Freeland is looking to secure his seventh start of five or more innings this year in this matchup.
  • The Rockies have been the underdog on the moneyline in five of Freeland’s starts this season, and they went 3-2 in those matchups.
  • Freeland’s team has a 4-4 record in his starts this season.
  • Freeland’s starts with a set total this season have hit the over in three of eight contests.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of May 24, 2022 at 5:12 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Rockies Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP K/9 H/9 HR/9 ERA
Tyler Kinley 18 16.1 9.9 8.4 0.0 1.65
Daniel Bard 15 14.1 12.6 6.4 1.3 4.40
Carlos Estévez 15 12.2 5.0 14.4 2.7 4.97
Alex Colomé 14 13.1 5.4 14.2 0.0 4.05
Jhoulys Chacín 14 19.1 7.4 10.9 1.9 7.45

Pirates Probable Pitcher – Roansy Contreras

  • The 22-year-old righty will start for the first time this season after coming out of the bullpen .
  • Contreras did not pitch as the moneyline favorite in any games last season.
  • The 22-year-old pitched in just one game last season, and his team lost that game.
  • He pitched in one game with a total last season, and the teams combined to hit the under.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of May 24, 2022 at 5:12 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Pirates Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP Ks ERA Holds Saves
David Bednar 18 22.0 29 0.82 4 8
Heath Hembree 17 13.1 10 8.10 2 0
Chris Stratton 16 14.1 14 5.02 4 2
Wil Crowe 15 26.0 27 2.42 3 1
Anthony Banda 12 9.0 10 5.00 1 0

Pirates Hitting Trends

  • The Pirates have hit at least two home runs in nine games this season, and are 6-3 in those contests.
  • The Pirates have gone 5-2 in the seven games this season when they have put up at least five extra-base hits.
  • The team is 13-7 in the games this season it has collected eight or more hits.
  • The Pirates are 10-1 in the games this season that they put up five or more runs.
  • The Pirates are 8-2 in games this season when they have drawn at least five walks.

Rockies Hitting Trends

  • They have won 11 of the 14 games this season in which they hit two or more home runs.
  • They have gone 6-1 this season when collecting five or more extra-base hits as a team.
  • In 27 games this season with eight or more hits, they have a record of 16-11.
  • They have won 13 of their 19 games this season in which they scored more than four runs.
  • They have a 3-2 record this season when drawing five or more walks in a game.

Pirates vs. Rockies Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Rockies (-102)

Over/Under Pick: Over (7.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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