St. Louis vs Houston Game Final 13-5 - Jake Westbrook Earns Win
|St. Louis vs Houston Game Final 13-5 - Jake Westbrook Earns Win|
St. Louis moneyline bettors cashed on Tuesday courtesy of a 13-5 win against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.
The Cardinals were a -145 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 9.5.
Jake Westbrook earned the victory for the Cardinals, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 3, walking 2, and allowing 4 hits and 4 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Matt Carpenter in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Lucas Harrell worked 3 1/3 innings, giving up 7 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Jose Altuve in a losing cause.
St. Louis enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 15-6 advantage in hits.