Houston vs Tampa Bay Final: 4-1 - Recap
Houston used a 2-HR day from Chris Carter on Wednesday at Minute Maid Park as the Astros defeated Tampa Bay 4-1 in baseball action.
Houston was an underdog by +148 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Houston got 7 innings from Bud Norris, who gave up 1 earned run on 6 hits, while striking out 5. He earned the victory, while the Astros got 4 RBIs from Chris Carter in the win.
Tampa Bay got a 6-inning outing from Fausto Carmona in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 0 walks and 4 hits in his time on the mound, while Matthew Joyce had 2 hits in the loss for the Rays.
The battle of the bats favored Tampa Bay as they had 8 hits, while Houston only had 7.
The game was closed out by Jose Veras who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.