Kansas City vs Houston Wrap - Houston Wins 6-5
Houston got a 6-5 victory over Kansas City on Monday, with Dallas Keuchel earning the victory and helping Astros moneyline bettors cash out.
Bettors who backed the Astros were rewarded as +141 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 9.5.
Houston got 6 2/3 innings from Dallas Keuchel, who gave up 4 earned runs on 9 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Astros got 3 RBIs from Matt Dominguez in the win.
Kansas City's starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie worked 5 innings, giving up 8 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Eric Hosmer in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Kansas City as they had 11 hits, while Houston only had 9.
Jose Veras pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.