Doug Davis Tagged With Loss in Cubs-Astros Match
Houston got a 3-1 victory over Chicago on Wednesday, with Brett Myers earning the victory and helping Astros moneyline bettors cash out.
Houston won as a +112 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 9.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Houston got 6 innings from Brett Myers, who gave up 1 earned run on 3 hits, while striking out 3. He earned the victory, while the Astros got 2 RBIs from Michael Bourn in the win.
Chicago's starting pitcher Doug Davis worked 6 1/3 innings, giving up 8 hits and 3 earned runs while striking out 5 in the loss. They got 1 hit from Kosuke Fukudome in a losing cause.
Houston enjoyed an edge at the plate with a 11-3 advantage in hits.
Mark Melancon pitched the final 1 inning for the save. He struck out 2 and allowed 0 hits in his outing.
Houston looks to continue its winning ways next game with a battle against San Diego. Chicago will aim to get back on the winning track at St. Louis.