St. Louis Falls 6-5 Against Chicago - Game Recap
Chicago got a 6-5 victory over St. Louis on Friday, with Travis Wood earning the victory and helping Cubs moneyline bettors cash out.
Chicago was an underdog by +142 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Chicago got 7 innings from Travis Wood, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Cubs got 3 RBIs from Anthony Rizzo in the win.
St. Louis got a 5-inning outing from Adam Wainwright in the loss. He gave up 6 earned runs, 2 walks and 10 hits in his time on the mound, while Jhonny Peralta had 2 hits in the loss for the Cardinals.
The battle of the bats favored Chicago as they had 12 hits, while St. Louis only had 8.
The game was closed out by Hector Rondon who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 0 hits, 0 walks and fanned 0 batters to earn the save.