Recap - Houston Defeats Atlanta 6-1
|Recap - Houston Defeats Atlanta 6-1|
Houston moneyline bettors cashed on Thursday courtesy of a 6-1 win against the Atlanta Braves at Minute Maid Park.
The Astros were a -105 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 8.
Jarred Cosart earned the victory for the Astros, throwing 7 innings of work, striking out 2, walking 2, and allowing 6 hits and 1 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Matt Dominguez in the win.
Atlanta's starting pitcher Mike Minor worked 6 innings, giving up 7 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Justin Upton in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Houston as they had 8 hits, while Atlanta only had 6.
Houston looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against Detroit. Atlanta will aim to get back on the winning track at Philadelphia.