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Recap - Tampa Bay Defeats Houston 5-0

Chris Archer led Tampa Bay to a shutout performance against Houston 5-0 on Sunday at Tropicana Field.

Tampa Bay was favored by -232 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.

Tampa Bay got 9 innings from Chris Archer, who gave up 0 earned runs on 4 hits, while striking out 8. He earned the victory, while the Rays got 2 RBIs from Desmond Jennings in the win.

Houston got a 5-inning outing from Erik Bedard in the loss. He gave up 2 earned runs, 2 walks and 8 hits in his time on the mound, while Jose Altuve had 1 hit in the loss for the Astros.

Tampa Bay outhit their counterparts 12-4 in the game.

Tampa Bay looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Toronto. Houston will aim to get back on the winning track vs Seattle.