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Chicago vs Houston Wrap - Houston Wins 2-1

Chicago wasted a 14-effort from Chris Sale and fell 2-1 on Friday against Houston at Minute Maid Park.

Houston was an underdog by +180 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 7.5.

Houston got 6 innings from Erik Bedard, who gave up 0 earned runs on 3 hits, while striking out 6. He earned the victory, while the Astros got 1 RBI from Jose Altuve in the win.

Chicago's starting pitcher Chris Sale worked 8 innings, giving up 5 hits and 0 earned runs while striking out 14 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Paul Konerko in a losing cause.

Chicago outhit their counterparts 6-5 in the game.

Jose Veras pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 1 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.