Recap - Houston Defeats Texas 8-3
Texas dropped a 8-3 decision at Minute Maid Park on Saturday as Houston legged out a win behind winning pitcher Scott Feldman.
Bettors who backed the Astros were rewarded as +168 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 7.5.
Scott Feldman earned the victory for the Astros, throwing 6 1/3 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 1, and allowing 8 hits and 3 earned runs. That effort was supported by 3 RBIs from Jon Singleton in the win.
Texas's starting pitcher Yu Darvish worked 4 innings, giving up 9 hits and 5 earned runs while striking out 7 in the loss. They got 4 hits from Shin-Soo Choo in a losing cause.
Houston outhit their counterparts 12-10 in the game.