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Pirates vs. Rockies odds, lines: Advanced computer model reveals picks for Monday's MLB matchup

SportsLine's Projection Model has generated picks for Monday's game between Pittsburgh and Colorado
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The Pittsburgh Pirates attempt to halt their three-game losing streak when they host the Colorado Rockies on Monday for the opener of their three-game series. Pittsburgh (16-24) hopes for better results on the second half of its six-game homestand after being swept by St. Louis over the weekend. Colorado (19-21) dropped a 2-0 decision to the New York Mets on Sunday to complete a 3-6 homestand. First pitch at PNC Park is set for 6:35 p.m. ET.

Pittsburgh is listed as a -140 favorite (risk $140 to win $100) on the money line in the latest Pirates vs. Rockies odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under for total runs scored is 7.5 (see the latest lines for every game on our MLB odds page).

Before making any Rockies vs. Pirates picks, you NEED to see the latest MLB predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The model simulates every MLB game 10,000 times and is off to a strong start to the 2022 season. It's on a 41-30 roll on top-rated MLB money-line picks through seven weeks, returning almost $600 for $100 players. Anyone following it has seen HUGE returns!

The model knows Pittsburgh has lost five of its last six overall contests, getting outscored 46-14 during that span. The Pirates were trounced 18-4 by St. Louis on Sunday in a game in which they surrendered 20 hits and yielded four or more runs in three different innings. Right-hander JT Brubaker set a career high with 10 strikeouts against the Chicago Cubs in his last start but gave up six runs en route to his fourth loss in as many decisions this season.

The model also knows Colorado, which is beginning a seven-game trek, owns the worst road record in the National League at 5-10 and went 1-5 on its last trip. Brendan Rodgers recorded two of the Rockies' six hits on Sunday to extend his hitting streak to 10 games. After going 0-for-17 over his final five games in April, the 25-year-old second baseman is batting .362 (25-for-69) with nine multi-hit performances in 17 contests this month.

Now, it has set its sights on Pirates vs. Rockies. We can tell you the model is projecting 9.4 total runs, and it also says one side of the money line has all the value! You ABSOLUTELY need to see it before locking in any MLB picks of your own.

So who wins Pirates vs. Rockies? And which side of the money line has all the value? ... Join SportsLine right now to find out which side of the Rockies vs. Pirates money line you should be all over on Monday, all from the model on a roll on MLB picks!

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