Nick Martinez vs Dallas Keuchel Tilt Ends in Texas 6-2 Win
Texas grabbed a 6-2 win over Houston on Sunday, as Nick Martinez was credited with a win at Minute Maid Park.
Bettors who backed the Rangers were rewarded as +133 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 8.5.
Nick Martinez earned the victory for the Rangers, throwing 5 innings of work, striking out 6, walking 2, and allowing 5 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 1 RBIs from Alex Rios in the win.
Houston got a 6-inning outing from Dallas Keuchel in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 3 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Jose Altuve had 2 hits in the loss for the Astros.
The battle of the bats favored Texas as they had 8 hits, while Houston only had 6.
Texas heads into a battle against Tampa Bay. Houston, meanwhile, will have their next action against Minnesota.