Houston vs St. Louis Wrap - Houston Wins 4-2
|Houston vs St. Louis Wrap - Houston Wins 4-2|
Houston moneyline bettors cashed on Wednesday courtesy of a 4-2 win against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium.
Houston was an underdog by +188 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
Houston got 6 innings from Bud Norris, who gave up 1 earned run on 4 hits, while striking out 5. Fernando Rodriguez earned the victory, while the Astros got 2 RBIs from Clint Barmes in the win.
St. Louis' starting pitcher Chris Carpenter worked 7 innings, giving up 8 hits and 2 earned runs while striking out 1 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Matt Holliday in a losing cause.
Houston outhit their counterparts 13-6 in the game.
Mark Melancon pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 1 hit in his outing.