Berkman lifts Astros over Cubs

Lance Berkman drove in a pair of runs as the Houston Astros got by the Chicago Cubs 3-1 Friday night at Minute Maid Park.

The Astros won the game as +107 underdogs, while the four runs went UNDER the posted over/under (8) set by sportsbooks.

Felipe Paulino tossed eight innings for the win, allowing one run and five hits with seven strikeouts. Matt Lindstrom closed out the ninth for his 12th save.

Carlos Zambrano gave up three earned runs off six hits over 4 1-3 innings in the loss.