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Los Angeles Tops Houston 5-2 - Recap

Los Angeles moneyline bettors cashed on Thursday courtesy of a 5-2 win against the Houston Astros at Angel Stadium.

Los Angeles won as a -190 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 8 were rewarded at the payout window.

Matt Shoemaker earned the victory for the Angels, throwing 6 innings of work, striking out 7, walking 3, and allowing 7 hits and 2 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from David Freese in the win.

Houston got a 6 1/3-inning outing from Brett Oberholtzer in the loss. He gave up 5 earned runs, 3 walks and 9 hits in his time on the mound, while Jose Altuve had 3 hits in the loss for the Astros.

Los Angeles enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 9-8 advantage in hits.

Joe Smith pitched the final 1 innings for the save. He struck out 0 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.