Chicago Downed 7-3 By Houston - Carlos Marmol Takes Loss
Houston moneyline bettors cashed on Tuesday courtesy of a 7-3 win against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field.
Houston was an underdog by +152 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 10.5.
Houston got 7 innings from J Lyles, who gave up 1 earned run on 5 hits, while striking out 4. Fernando Rodriguez earned the victory, while the Astros got 3 RBIs from Hunter Pence in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Carlos Zambrano worked 8 innings, giving up 7 hits and 1 earned run while striking out 0 in the loss. They got 3 hits from Aramis Ramirez in a losing cause.
The battle of the bats favored Houston as they had 13 hits, while Chicago only had 7.