Chicago Drops Colorado 3-1 - Match Report
Chicago moneyline bettors cashed on Thursday courtesy of a 3-1 win against the Colorado Rockies at Wrigley Field.
Chicago won as a -198 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Jake Arrieta earned the victory for the Cubs, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 2, and allowing 3 hits and 1 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBIs from Luis Valbuena in the win.
Colorado got a 5 2/3-inning outing from Pedro Hernandez in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 2 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Nolan Arenado had 2 hits in the loss for the Rockies.
Chicago enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 6-5 advantage in hits.
The game was closed out by Hector Rondon who got the final outs in the victory. He allowed 2 hits, 0 walks and fanned 2 batters to earn the save.
Chicago looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Los Angeles. Colorado will aim to get back on the winning track at Detroit.