Dallas Keuchel vs Drew Smyly Tilt Ends in Houston 6-2 Win
Houston grabbed a 6-2 win over Detroit on Thursday, as Dallas Keuchel was credited with a win at Comerica Park.
Houston won as a +163 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Houston got 7 2/3 innings from Dallas Keuchel, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 7. He earned the victory, while the Astros got 2 RBIs from Jose Altuve in the win.
Detroit's starting pitcher Drew Smyly worked 5 1/3 innings, giving up 5 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Victor Martinez in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Houston as they had 8 hits, while Detroit only had 7.
Next game, Houston takes its act on the road to face Baltimore looking for another win. For Detroit, they head home to face Minnesota.