Jonathon Niese vs Adam Wainwright Tilt Ends in New York 5-2 Win
New York grabbed a 5-2 win over St. Louis on Thursday, as Jonathon Niese was credited with a win at Busch Stadium.
New York was an underdog by +215 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.
New York got 7 1/3 innings from Jonathon Niese, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Mets got 2 RBIs from David Wright in the win.
St. Louis' starting pitcher Adam Wainwright worked 6 innings, giving up 6 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 8 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Carlos Beltran in a losing cause.
New York enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-8 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Robert Parnell who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 1 hit, 0 walks and fanned 1 batter to earn the save.
New York looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Chicago. St. Louis will aim to get back on the winning track vs Milwaukee.