Houston Tops Texas 8-3 - Recap
Texas pitchers gave up 2 home runs to Chris Carter and it cost them dearly in a 8-3 loss on Tuesday at Globe Life Park.
Houston was an underdog by +136 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 9.5.
Houston got 5 2/3 innings from Brad Peacock, who gave up 2 earned runs on 6 hits, while striking out 5. Brad Peacock earned the victory, while the Astros got 2 RBIs from Chris Carter in the win.
Texas got a 4-inning outing from Phil Irwin in the loss. He gave up 3 earned runs, 2 walks and 6 hits in his time on the mound, while Leonys Martin had 2 hits in the loss for the Rangers.
Houston enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 12-9 advantage in hits.