Recap - Boston Defeats Houston 7-2
Clay Buchholz struck out 10 batters as Boston defeated Houston 7-2 in baseball wagering action Thursday at Fenway Park.
Boston was favored by -290 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Boston got 7 2/3 innings from Clay Buchholz, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 10. He earned the victory, while the Red Sox got 2 RBIs from David Ortiz in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Philip Humber worked 4 2/3 innings, giving up 10 hits and 7 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Fernando Martinez in a losing cause.
Boston outhit their counterparts 11-7 in the game.