Houston vs Chicago Recap - Cubs Over Astros 5-4
|Houston vs Chicago Recap - Cubs Over Astros 5-4|
Chicago moneyline bettors cashed on Wednesday courtesy of a 5-4 win against the Houston Astros at Wrigley Field.
Chicago was favored by -121 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 8.5.
Carlos Marmol earned the victory for the Cubs, throwing 1 inning of work, striking out 1, walking 0, and allowing 1 hit and 0 earned runs. That effort was supported by 2 RBIs from Bryan LaHair in the win.
Houston's starting pitcher Edgar Gonzalez worked 3 1/3 innings, giving up 5 hits and 4 earned runs while striking out 2 in the loss. They got 2 hits from Justin Maxwell in a losing cause.
Chicago outhit their counterparts 7-6 in the game.