Houston Falls 7-0 to Washington - Recap
|Houston Falls 7-0 to Washington - Recap|
Washington's pitching staff did its job for UNDER bettors, holding Houston scoreless in a 7-0 victory on Wednesday at Minute Maid Park.
Washington was favored by -137 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Jordan Zimmermann earned the victory for the Nationals, throwing 6 1/3 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 1, and allowing 7 hits and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Anthony Rendon in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Brett Oberholtzer worked 4 2/3 innings, giving up 11 hits and 6 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Jesus Guzman in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Washington as they had 13 hits, while Houston only had 9.
Washington looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Philadelphia. Houston will aim to get back on the winning track vs Seattle.